If you've ever looked over the numbers and letters stamped into the sidewall of your tires, you'll know there's a lot of information available in a small amount of space. But what does it all mean? Following is a guide to help you understand that information so that you'll have an easier time determining which tires are right for your vehicle.
The Information On Your Tires
A standard set of interchangeability guidelines is governed by The Tire and Rim Association for all manufacturers of tires in the United States. They also have established relationships with most major tire manufacturers in Japan, Europe, South America, and other parts of Asia.
It’s important to understand that tires come in many different sizes that can determine the tire’s performance, their suitability for your specific vehicle, and their overall appropriateness for your driving needs. It is recommended that you check your owner’s manual to understand what size of tires are correct for your vehicle. The following information about your tire’s size and type may be found on its sidewall:
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