Fitting the right sized tyres on your vehicle is essential to enjoy an improved handling experience along with enhanced fuel efficiency. Using car tyres Sutton-in-Ashfield of the correct tyre size also improves driving safety and comfort.
If you have a clear idea about the tyre size meaning, buying a set of tyres online becomes much easier! You can buy tyres online from us, Kirkby Road Tyres, as well. This not only makes the whole process hassle-free but also saves your time and efforts in visiting a garage.
Tyre size is a unique combination of letters and numbers embossed on the sidewall of a tyre. This unique code gives an insight into factors like tyre measurements, speed index, etc.
Let’s try to understand the breakdown of a tyre size with an example.
185/45 R15 75 V
The number 185 is used to denote the width of this tyre. This code is present on both sides of a tyre Sutton-in-Ashfield. This tyre width is measured in millimetres.
The next set of numbers ‘45’ represents the aspect ratio of a tyre. This aspect ratio is represented in percentage.
The letter R means that this tyre has a radial built.
The number 15 is used to represent the rim diameter, measured in inches.
The next set of numbers, ‘75’, represents the load-bearing capacity of this tyre. This is the highest amount of load which the tyre can bear when properly inflated.
The last letter of this combination, ‘V’, represents the speed index.
Now that you have understood how a tyre size works, feel free to make your purchase from us online or offline instead of looking for tyres near me. Visit our garage at Unit 5 & 6, 33, Kirkby Rd, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 1GG. You can also call us on 0162 355 7774 for bookings and for more details.