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## What does 114t mean on tire size?

Search, it’ll do wonders… Link. Basically it means the tire can carry a load of approx 2600 pounds and a top speed 118 mph. – NCSU. isuhunter , 11-03-2009 06:35 PM.

### What does H and T mean on tires?

The codes on the sides of tires are unfamiliar to most car and truck owners, but knowing what the codes mean is important to choosing the proper tires. The H/T on tires stands for highway/terrain.

#### What does 112t mean on tires?

Though not an absolute, the general rule is: The higher the speed rating, the better the tires will corner and stop, the faster they’ll wear out, and the more they’ll cost. Common speed ratings on tires are as follows: R=106 (mph) S = 112, T = 118, H = 130, V = 149, W = 169 and Y = 186.

**What does LT265 75R16 mean?**

For example a LT265/75R16 would be around 31.6 inches tall and 10 inches wide. Enter any three of the numbers into this form to solve for the fourth. “LT” means Light Truck and “P” means Passenger tire. The “R” means Radial tire and the last number, far right, is the rim diameter (in inches!).

**Which speed rating is better H or T?**

The T or H part of the code indicates the speed rating of the tires. A speed rating of T indicates that the tire can be safely driven up to 118 mph. A tire with an H rating has a higher limit — 130 mph — which means it can be safely driven faster than the tire with the 94T code.

## What speed rating is H?

Tires with a maximum speed capability higher than 300 km/h (186 mph), require a “ZR” in the size designation….Tire Speed Rating Chart.

SPEED SYMBOLS | ||
---|---|---|

U | 200 | 124 |

H | 210 | 130 |

V | 240 | 149 |

W | 270 | 168 |

### What does lt285 70r17 mean?

The first number shows that the tire has a width of 285 millimeters or approximately 11.2 inches. 70. The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 70%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 70% of the width or ~ 200mm.

#### How big is a 265 75R16?

P-Metric Tire Sizes – P-Metric to Inches Conversion Chart

Rim Size | P-Metric Size | Actual Tire Height |
---|---|---|

16 Inch | 265/75R16 | 31.6 inches |

285/75R16 | 32.8 inches | |

305/70R16 | 32.8 inches | |

315/75R16 | 34.6 inches |

**What is the difference between H and V speed rating?**

H-rated tires are rated for a maximum speed of 130 mph. The V rating is the next rating faster, and V-rated tires are good to 149 mph.

**What is load index speed rating?**

The load index indicates how much weight a tire can safely carry at maximum air pressure, and the speed rating represents the maximum operating speed. If you’re still confused, if you just need to find out your tire speed rating or if you have no idea what the tire load index or Z speed means, then you’re in the right place.

## What are the different tire sizes?

Tires usually come in the following widths (in inches): 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, and 28. Tires in these sizes are typically found on most passenger cars, light-duty light trucks, SUVs, minivans , and vans. Tires with a rim diameter measured in inches are called “inch rim” sizes.

### What is the speed rating of a tire?

Speed rating on tires is expressed by a letter from A to Z (the speed symbol), ranging from 5 km/h (3 mph) to above 300 km/h (186 mph).