Tyres in size 185/55 R15 - Welcome to the Farnsfield Auto Centre in Newark!
You want to understand the markings on your tyre edge and the dimensional designations before you buy 185 55 R15 tyres? Here you will find a brief and simple guide explaining the different key figures and symbols on your tyre's side walls.
Nominal width - the width of the tyre (in mm) - in this case, 185mm.
Height-to-width ratio - Nominal cross-section ratio (in %) indicates the ratio between the height of the tyre flank and the width of the tyre itself. The larger this figure, the higher the tyre edge, the smaller, the narrower the tyre edge. In this case, it's 55%
Rim diameter - indicates the nominal diameter as a code and defines the rim diameter in inches. In this case, it is 15 inch.
The load capacity - sets the permissible axle load. The higher this figure, the higher the load-bearing capability of the tyre.
Speed symbol - indicates the maximum tyre speed allowed.
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