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  • Speed Rating for Late Model Honda Accord

  • Speed ratings on tires are often very confusing for consumers to understand. Most cars have recommended speed rating requirements for the tires being used, but the part that confuses many drivers is that very few will ever drive as fast as what their car will allow. The car must have a tire…

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  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • …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, for instance 245/40R18 93H. 93 is a load index and the "H" is the speed rating. Together, the load index and speed rating make up what is

  • What's my tire size?

  • …of tires is for a ¾-ton Silverado pick-up. The results will only show tires that are E-load rated or higher which reduces the list to 33 tires for 245/75 16.It is helpful to verify the tire size is what you are searching for on our site by vehicle and if searching by size that the tire is

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  • What Does 'XL' Stand For?

  • …two tires per axle, the tire load rating must be at least half of the GAWR. The vehicle placard will also list the service description of the original tires. To learn more about tire service descriptions, take a look at "How to Read Speed Ratings, Load Index, & Service Descriptions."

  • Understanding Speed Ratings

  • …the "H" in 205/55R16 89H. This letter is the speed rating of the tire. Tires are tested in laboratory conditions under load by tire manufacturers to determine the maximum speed capability of the tire. Shown below is what the speed rating letter equates to in MPH. L 75 mph 120 km/h Off-Road…

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