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Thursday, 25 August 2011

Tyre Sizes Explained

Tyre Size
The most efficient way to find out your car's tyre size is to go outside to the vehicle and check it yourself. The tyre's size will be imprinted clearly on the sidewall.
The tyre size is made up of 4 numbers and 1 letter indicating the speed rating.

205 is the width of the tyre measured in millimetres.
65 is the profile measured as a percentage of the width.
65% of 205mm
16 is the wheel diameter measured in inches
95 indicates the load rating of the tyre important for
Large cars and 4x4’s

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