Knowing How to Read Tire Sizes

If you want to have the information you need to make informed decisions about which tires would be best for your vehicle, being able to read and understand the ratings displayed on the sidewall is an important first step. Safety and size information is shown so that you can choose a tire that will stand up to the loads you put it under whether you drive a car or truck.

Tires are sized by wheel diameter, which is measured in inches. Other size ratings to pay attention to include the section width tread and the aspect ratio, which will tell you the height of the size wall in relation to the width of the tire.

To ask any questions you have about tire ratings or choices, visit Volvo Cars Edinburg today. We'll help you choose the right tire for you in Edinburg, TX.

 
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