Tyres - dimensions
The car's wheels (wheel rims) and tyres have a certain dimension, see the examples in the table below.
The car has an approval for the complete vehicle. This means that certain combinations of wheels (wheel rims) and tyres are approved.
The dimensions are stated on all car tyres. Example of designation: 225/50R17 98W.
|225||Tyre width (mm)|
|50||Ratio between tyre wall height and tyre width (%)|
|17||Rim diameter in inches (")|
|98||Codes for the maximum permitted tyre load, tyre load index (LI)|
|W||Speed rating for maximum permitted speed, speed rating (SS). (In this case 270 km/h.)|