Your tyre size is a set of alphanumeric codes that convey vital information about a specific tyre. You can find these codes on the on the sidewall of your car tyres Colchester. It is important to select the correct tyre size when purchasing a new tyre to ensure your safety.
At The Tyre Dealer, you can get the necessary assistance from our friendly team of tyre experts when selecting your new tyres. We offer a huge collection of car tyres Colchester across all price categories.
About Tyre Size
You are required to provide the tyre size of your vehicle to buy car tyres Colchester online from us.
Please use the data provided below to get a basic idea about tyre size.
Let’s take the following tyre size as an example:
Here are the following components of tyre size: 175/70/R13
175: These digits represent the width of the tyre. It is represented in millimetres.
70: This is the aspect ratio or profile of a tyre. Aspect ratio is the profile height of a tyre, which is measured in percentage to the width of the tyre.
R: R signifies the type of construction of a particular tyre. Here, the tyre in question is of radial construction.
13: The next digits denote the wheel diameter, which is represented in inches.
In addition, you will also find the following information on the tyre:
Load index: Load index is the maximum load a tyre can withhold when inflated fully. The load index is represented by two or three digits and it ranges from 60 to 129.
Speed rating: The last component of tyre size is the speed rating. It is the maximum speed that a fully inflated tyre can sustain. The speed rating is represented in the form of an alphabet, and it usually ranges from A1 to Y.
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