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  • Speed Rating. Why is it Important?

  • is capable of this speed. An H-rated tire that is known to be tested up to 130 mph, so the automaker would have to move up to the next speed rating (V). While there are no specific state or federal laws that I am aware of regulating what aftermarket tire can be installed on your vehicle, there is

  • 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…

  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • …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 called the service description. Anything rated for more than 149 mph is considered a Z-speed rated tire and sometimes the manufacturer will…


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