Reading Your Sidewall
February 13th, 2015
Updated March 15th, 2017
Winchester, Virginia - There is a lot to learn from the sidewall of your tire. Although at first glance you may think you stumbled across tire hieroglyphics, you've actually found the tire's owner's manual.
Tire Size Example P205/55R16 91W
P identifies your tire as a Passenger Tire. The P stands for PMetric. If your tire size starts with LT rather than a P than it identifies the tire as a light truck tire.
205 identifies ...