Contents

- 1 How do you read the date code on a Pirelli tire?
- 2 How do you read tire markings?
- 3 What does the number in brackets mean on Tyres?
- 4 What is the meaning of 195 65r15?
- 5 How long will Pirelli tires last?
- 6 Are Pirelli P Zero tires good?
- 7 Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?
- 8 What do the 3 numbers mean on tire size?
- 9 What does the T or H mean on tires?
- 10 What does the last number on a tire mean?
- 11 What do symbols on Tyres mean?
- 12 Can I mix V and W rated Tyres?
- 13 What’s the difference between 195 and 185 tires?
- 14 What does the 195 mean on a tire?
- 15 What does 65 mean on a tire?

## How do you read the date code on a Pirelli tire?

“DOT”, followed by a series of numbers and letters with the last four numbers identifying the **tire’s** age. The last two are the production year, while the first two identify the week in which the **tire** was made.

## How do you read tire markings?

**How To Read** A **Tire** Sidewall

**TIRE**SIZE.- P identifies your
**tire**as a Passenger**Tire**. - 225 identifies the
**tire**section width, which is the measurement of the**tire**from sidewall to sidewall in millimeters. - 50 is the two-figure aspect ratio.
- R indicates the construction used within the
**tires**casing.

## What does the number in brackets mean on Tyres?

A **tyre** speed rating indicates the maximum speed a **tyre** is legally approved for. You will find it at the end of the **tyre’s** size (the list of **numbers** on the **tyre’s** sidewall) always represented by a letter and usually following a **number** – in the following example the **tyre** speed rating is “V”.

## What is the meaning of 195 65r15?

This number indicates that your tire has a width of **195** 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.

## How long will Pirelli tires last?

How **Long Should** a New Set of **Tires Last**? It may be tentative, but **tires do** have an expiration date. There **is** a general consensus that most **tires should** be inspected, if not replaced, at about six years and **should** be absolutely be swapped out after 10 years, regardless of how much tread they have left.

## Are Pirelli P Zero tires good?

Conclusion: The **Pirelli P Zero** provides solid handling and performance in both dry and wet conditions. On the track the **P Zero’s** traction and control was excellent, even when cornering back and forth aggressively. If you have the cash and can afford a max performance tire, this is a great choice for your sports car.

## Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?

Yesthat size will work 100% perfectly, as it is the exact same diameter as the **225**/75-16. **235**/70-16 is actually a shorter **tire**.

## What do the 3 numbers mean on tire size?

B: **TIRE** WIDTH The **three**-digit number following the letter is the **tire’s** width (from side to side, looking at the **tire** head on) in millimeters. It’s the height of the sidewall measured from wheel rim to top of the tread, expressed as a percentage of **tire** width. In other words, it’s sidewall height divided by **tire** width.

## What does the T or H mean on tires?

All these ratings cover speeds well above legal limits. The most popular, S, **T**, and **H**, are rated for 112, 118, and 130 mph, respectively. Traditionally, most family cars have used S- and **T**-rated **tires**, while **tires** rated **H** and higher have mostly been available only in sports cars or upscale sports sedans.

## What does the last number on a tire mean?

The very **last number** in the sequence, “15,” is the diameter of the **tire**. This is an important **number**—this is the **number** you’ll refer to when you need to know your **tire** size! The “15” indicates that this particular **tire** would fit a rim with a 15-inch diameter.

## What do symbols on Tyres mean?

There are three main visual **symbols** that provide information about the **tyre**. A pictogram with 3 levels is used to indicate decibel (dB) levels visually, with the actual detected decibel level shown within the **symbol**. 1 black wave indicates a low noise **tyre** at 3 decibels less than the future EU **tyre** noise limit.

## Can I mix V and W rated Tyres?

However, for cars the fitting of a higher speed **rating** is fine. If you **do** choose a **tyre** with a higher speed **rating** though, we recommend that you match the **tyres** across the axels, avoiding having different speed **ratings** fitted on either side of the car. The only exception to this is a winter **tyre**.

## What’s the difference between 195 and 185 tires?

The Height of the **tire** is expressed as a percentage of the width, 65% in both these cases. (Other **tires** may have other percentages, also called profiles) 65% of **195** is just larger than 65% of **185**.

## What does the 195 mean on a tire?

**195** – This is the maximum width of the **tyre**, under conditions in which the vehicle is fully loaded, and in our example as you may have guessed, this comes to a maximum of **195** mm. 65 – Represents the ratio between the width and height of the **tyre** from the rim. R – Refers to the method the **tyre** is produced.

## What does 65 mean on a tire?

The two-digit number after the slash mark in a **tire** size is the aspect ratio. For example, in a size P215/**65** R15 **tire**, the **65 means** that the height is equal to **65**% of the **tire’s** width. The bigger the aspect ratio, the bigger the **tire’s** sidewall will be.