TYRE MANUFACTURING & EXPIRY
MAXIMUM TYRE SPEED & LOAD CAPACITY SYMBOL
The "Number" indicates the maximum load that can be carried by the tyre.
The "Symbol" indicates the maximum speed at which a tyre is designed to be driven for extended periods of time.
Please refer to tables below.
Treadwear Number & Traction
This number indicates the tyre's wear rate. The higher the treadwear number is, the longer it should take for the tread to wear down. For example, a tyre graded 400 should last twice as long as a tyre graded 200.
This letter indicates a tyre's ability to stop on a wet surface. A higher graded tyre should allow you to stop your car on wet roads in a shorter distance than a tyre with a lower grade. Traction is graded from highest to lowest as "AA","A", "B", and "C".