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Tyre markings explained

Tyres

Tyre Markings

To find out the size of your tyres, you will need to look at the mixture of letters and numbers on the sidewall.

The table below will explain what these markings mean.

Tyre Markings Kettering Motorist Centre
Sidewall marking What it means
205 Width of the tyre in millimetres
65 Height of the tyre sidewall as a percentage of the width (also know as the aspect ratio)
R Radial construction
16 The diameter of the tyre's inner rim in inches
95 Load rating of the tyre
H Speed rating of the tyre
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