Tyre Tips — Tyre size

BEST WAY to check what TYRE SIZE should be on your Car

Posted by Mr Tyre on

Cars are designed to use a certain size tyre with a particular load and speed. Research and Development is completed by Car Manufacturers to select a certain tyre size to ensure Performance and Safety.Most Vehicles have a Sticker / Plakard located on the Pillar inside the Driver Door or under the Bonnet. This sticker clearly defines a tyre size or a range of tyre sizes that can be installed on a Vehicle. Vehicle owners reguarly put a larger rim size on their vehicles but its important that they use the OE tyre size to work out the rolling diameter of the larger...

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Are you confused after visiting your local Tyre Store?

Posted by Mr Tyre on

Buying new tyres for your car, SUV, Trailer or Caravan should be a simple process, however some tyre shops make it sound much more difficult than it really is.  The best advice I can offer you is to spend 5 minutes to understand your tyre size and load rating. Most tyres easily display the tyre size on the sidewall (as per picture) of the tyre like (175/70 R13) and they have a load and speed displayed just after the tyre size (ie: 82 T) These sizes are usually also found just inside the driver door on a small sticker.  When...

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