What does 225 65R17 102t mean?
225. This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. 65. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 65% of the width.
What is the difference between 225 65R17 and 225 55r17?
The difference in the dimension of the two tyres is purely in the aspect ratio of the sidewall so the /65 tyres will have a bigger sidewall (note that the number is 65% of the width, not 65 somethings – i.e. 165.75mm vs 140.25mm and that’s effectively doubled because you’re taking radius, not diameter) and therefore …
What does P225 65R17 mean?
So in our P225/65R17 example, that ’65’ means the sidewall is 146.25 mm high, or 65 per cent of 225 mm. The lower that number falls, the higher the price tag on average, and when you get below 50 those costs can shock. The final two numbers in the sizing indicate the rim’s diameter in good old imperial inches.
What does 102T on tires mean?
102T and 102H are service descriptions. 102 is the Load Index, what this means is, the tire is capable of carrying weight up to, 1,874 lbs per tire. The T and H are speed Ratings, this indicates that a tire is capable of speeds up to, 118 mph and 130 mph (respectively).
What is speed rating T on a tire?
T-Rated Tires: This tire is often recommended for family sedans and vans. It’s rated for up to 118 mph. That’s well below the speed limit of most states, unless you’re planning on bringing your commuter on the Autobahn.
What does 102T mean on a tire?
Can I use 225 65R17 instead of 225 60R17?
Registered. Yes, the heavier 65s will be more weight per corner and therefore will reduce gas mileage and acceleration slightly, and the speedo will be slightly off. The main advantages are a cushier, softer, smoother ride with more “suspension”/air cushion in the tire sidewall height.
Can I use 235 55r17 instead of 225 65R17?
235 will fit width wise, if the rim is the correct offset. You will loose ~1.4″ in diameter going to the 55 though. Your speedo will be off.