Wheel size designation
Wheels are also marked with impor- The chart below lists many of the dif-
Tire speed ratings
3. Checking tire life (TIN :Tire
tant information that you need if you ferent speed ratings currently being Any tires that are over six years old,
ever have to replace one. The follow- used for passenger car tires. The based on the manufacturing date,
ing explains what the letters and speed rating is part of the tire size (including the spare tire) should be
numbers in the wheel size designa- designation on the sidewall of the replaced by new ones. You can find
Example wheel size designation:
tire. This symbol corresponds to that the manufacturing date on the tire
tire’s designed maximum safe oper- sidewall (possibly on the inside of the
wheel), displaying the DOT Code.
The DOT Code is a series of num-
bers on a tire consisting of numbers
and English letters. The manufactur-
ing date is designated by the last four
digits (characters) of the DOT code.
- Rim width in inches.
J - Rim contour designation.
- Rim diameter in inches.
112 mph (180 km/h)
118 mph (190 km/h)
130 mph (210 km/h)
149 mph (240 km/h)
DOT : XXXX XXXX OOOO
Above 149 mph (240 km/h)
The front part of the DOT means a
plant code number, tire size and
tread pattern and the last four num-
bers indicate week and year manu-
DOT XXXX XXXX 1615 represents
that the tire was produced in the 16th
week of 2015.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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