Did you know to buy a car tyre online, you need to understand tyre size details?
Now you can get end-to-end assistance regarding understanding tyre size from the experts at HM AUTOCENTRE LTD. We are a professional workshop hosting a team of experts who offer the necessary guidance to help you purchase a suitable model per your car tyre size.
Purchasing tyres as per the recommended tyre size for your car will allow you to enjoy superior car handling, comfort and safety.
You will find this alphanumeric code embossed on your car tyre or the fuel-cap hatch.
Let us understand tyre size with the following example: 205/55 R16 91V.
The various components of the tyre size include the following:
205- It denotes the width of a tyre in millimetres.
55- This is the tyre profile height, expressed as a percentage of the tyre width. 55 means the tyre profile height is 55% of the tyre width.
R- The letter 'R' signifies that the said tyre has radial construction.
16- This is the tyre rim diameter expressed in inches.
91- This number denotes the load-bearing capacity of the model, also known as the tyre load index. The tyre load index for this model is 91. It means the tyre can bear 615 Kg when fully inflated.
V- This represents the maximum speed limit of the model. The speed index for car tyres ranges from A1 to Y. In this case, it is 149 mph.
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