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Tire sidewall labeling
2.Tire size designation
A tire’s sidewall is marked with a tire
size designation. You will need this
information when selecting replace-
ment tires for your car. The following
explains what the letters and numbers
in the tire size designation mean.
In addition to proper inflation, correct
wheel alignment helps to decrease
tire wear. If you find a tire is worn
unevenly, have your dealer check the
When you have new tires installed,
make sure they are balanced. This
will increase vehicle ride comfort and
tire life. Additionally, a tire should
always be rebalanced if it is removed
from the wheel.
Example tire size designation:
(These numbers are provided as an
example only; your tire size designa-
tor could vary depending on your
describes the fundamental charac- (P) - Applicable vehicle type (tires
teristics of the tire and also provides
the tire identification number (TIN)
for safety standard certification. The
TIN can be used to identify the tire in
case of a recall.
marked with the prefix “P’’ are
intended for use on passenger
vehicles or light trucks; howev-
er, not all tires have this mark-
- Tire width in millimeters.
Manufacturer or Brand name is
Manufacturer or brand name
65 - Aspect ratio. The tire’s section
height as a percentage of its
R - Tire construction code (Radial).
- Rim diameter in inches.
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