Tire Size What Does It Mean

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Tire Size What Does It Mean
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  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • …these optional tire sizes are based on vehicle specific wheel sizes/offsets offered by Tire Rack. 20,630 out of 41,133 people found this answer helpful • Was this answer helpful to you? Yes | No Thank you for submitting feedback on this answer. What does speed rating mean and what is correct…

  • Why is the Same Tire Listed Twice?

  • Why is the Same Tire Listed Twice?

    While researching tires on your website, you may see the same tire listed twice. For example, in the 225/65-17 size, you'll see a $173* Michelin Latitude Tour and a $182* Michelin Latitude Tour. Are these two tires really identical? Or are there differences? One of the options (the Latitude Tour…

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  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

    size, for example P245/40R18 or LT315/70R17. But what does it mean when the tire says "P245/40ZR18"? For that, you need to know a little bit about speed ratings. Speed ratings on tires are expressed in letters and are generally listed along with the load index for a tire after the size,

  • What Does 'XL' Stand For?

  • What Does 'XL' Stand For?

    …to the size of certain tires. Because XL is commonly used as an abbreviation for extra large, many of them think that the XL tire will be a different size. When talking about tires, XL really means extra load. These tires can use higher air pressure to support more weight than a standard tire of the…

  • What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

  • What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

    …driven.The tires have only experienced a little tread wear after the 7,200 miles test course, this means the tire manufacturers need to extrapolate their data from the test run and give their interpretation of how long their tire will last in relation to the course monitoring tires. Some of these…




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