## What does load index 91 mean?

E.g., tire size designation: 205/60R15 91V – 91V in “service description” means this tyre can carry maximum load of 615 kg/1356 lb(load index is 91) and it sustains the maximum speed of 240 kmph/149 mph(speed index is V).

**What does 91 mean on a tire?**

Speed rating The rating system uses letters from A to Z. Here, you can see that a tire with a 91V mark can them run at a maximum speed of 149 mph while carrying 615 kilograms or 1,356 pounds load. What does ZR in tire size mean?

### What is the load index of a tyre?

Load index: Your tyre’s load index relates to its maximum carrying capacity (in kg). You’ll find the load rating of your tyre on the sidewall, just to the right of the diameter. For example, a tyre with a load index of 91 can carry 615kg of weight.

**Is higher load index better?**

If you’re thinking about up-sizing, you can switch to a tire with a higher load index, because that means your tire can safely carry more weight, but you can never go down.

## What does 95 mean on a tire?

Lastly, you’ve got “95H,” which corresponds to the load index and speed rating for the tire. The load index, or 95, shows you how much weight the tire can handle when inflated the right way. This will fall in a range between 75 and 105 for passenger vehicles.

**What does 94T mean on a tire?**

Speed ratings indicate the load capacity of tires, and they also measure how fast a tire can safely drive for at least 10 minutes. For instance, when you see 94T, this means that the load rating is 94 and the T indicated is the speed rating.

### Is Load Range E 10 ply?

Therefore load range simply tells how tough the tire is and the allowable PSI. For example, an “E” load range indicates that a tire is equivalent to a 10-ply construction tire.

**What does 99 mean on tyres?**

6 Speed symbol

Speed Rating | Mile/Hour | Mile/Hour |
---|---|---|

N | 87 | 124 |

P | 93 | 130 |

Q | 99 | 149 |

R | 106 | 150+ |

## What does 97 mean on a tyre?

What is the tyre load index rating?

LOAD INDEX | KG MAX. LOAD PER TYRE |
---|---|

97 | 730 |

98 | 750 |

99 | 775 |

100 | 800 |

**Is it OK to use higher load index tire?**

### Does tyre load rating matter?

It’s absolutely crucial to the safety of your driving experience that you select a tyre with an appropriate load rating for your vehicle’s needs. If in any doubt at all, always go for a higher load rating than you need, as this won’t cause any harm to your vehicle.

**What does 93 mean on a tire?**

In our example, the “93” stands for the maximum-load rating of 1433 pounds. The letter W denotes the maximum speed rating, which translates 168 mph—not something intended for mom’s minivan. See our list of speed ratings below, which range from a low of “L” (just 75 mph for some off-road tires) to a high of Y (186 mph).

## What does 97 mean on a tire?

A load index of 97 means it can support 1609 pounds. Speed Rating – This indicates the maximum speed at which this tire can be driven on when properly installed. In our example we have a speed rating of ‘S’ which equates to a maximum speed of 112 mph (or 180 kmh).

**What does 92 mean on a tire?**

The 92 represents the maximum load the car can carry. The range of load ratings is vast and each number corresponds to a chart that shows how many pounds a single tire can carry. In this case, the 92 means it can support 1,389 pounds.

### What load range are 10 Ply tires?

E”

However, the modern construction of tires uses fewer piles without sacrificing the carrying capacity. Therefore load range simply tells how tough the tire is and the allowable PSI. For example, an “E” load range indicates that a tire is equivalent to a 10-ply construction tire.

**What does 94 mean on a tyre?**

The load index and speed rating, or service description, are the numbers that follow the tire size. In the example above, the first two digits (94) represent the tire’s load index and the single letter (V) identifies the tire’s speed rating.

## What does 95 mean on a tyre?

The number after the rim diameter represents the load index. In our example, “95” is a code for the maximum load a tyre can support when fully inflated. Passenger tyres have load indices spanning from 75 to 105, where each numeric value corresponds to a specific load capacity.

**Does load index affect ride quality?**

Yes, tire load ratings do affect your ride’s performance, especially if you haul or tow materials, goods, boats, trailers, and so on. While tires are strong, the weight of your vehicle and whatever you’re towing puts extra pressure on them, which can cause premature wear or a blowout.