Tire Markings

1  U.S. DOT Safety Standards Code (TIN)

1 U.S. DOT Safety Standards Code (TIN)
4 Maximum Load
2 Size Designation
5 Maximum Pressure
3 Service Description
6 Treadwear, Traction and Temperature Grades

 P (Passenger) - Metric tire sizing is based on U.S. NOTE:

P (Passenger) - Metric tire sizing is based on U.S.

design standards. P-Metric tires have the letter P molded into the sidewall preceding the size designation.

Example: P215/65R15 95H.

European-Metric tire sizing is based on European design standards. Tires designed to this standard have the tire size molded into the sidewall beginning with the section width. The letter P is absent from this tire size designation. Example: 215/65R15 96H.

LT (Light Truck) - Metric tire sizing is based on U.S.

design standards. The size designation for LT-Metric tires is the same as for P-Metric tires except for the letters LT that are molded into the sidewall preceding the size designation. Example: LT235/85R16.

Temporary spare tires are high-pressure compact spares designed for temporary emergency use only.

Tires designed to this standard have the letter T or Smolded into the sidewall preceding the size designation.

Example: T145/80D18 103M.

High flotation tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards and it begins with the tire diameter molded into the sidewall. Example: 31x10.5 R15 LT.

Tire Sizing Chart

Tire Identification Number (TIN)

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