How Can You Read Your Tire's Sizing Symbols?

At one time or another, most vehicle owners will need to replace their tires. In order to be able to do so, you need to know the specific size tire needed for your vehicle. What if you don't know where to find it?

The number itself may seem easy enough to find by looking at your side tire wall, but understanding what those numbers mean can make the difference in the life of your tire. You will find the following information about your tire:

  • Tire type
  • Width
  • Aspect ratio
  • Construction
  • Wheel diameter
  • Load index
  • Speed rating
  • DOT symbol
  • Tire ID number
  • Traction gauge
  • Temperature gauge

A quick visit to our parts department here at our dealership can help make your tire selection easier. Contact us today or visit us and we'll help you find the right set for your vehicle.

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