Frequently Asked Questions

Speed rating

The speed rating refers to a one-letter symbol molded into the tyre’s sidewall. For instance, when reading the following tyre size 195/65 R15 H we see the letter “H”. This letter indicates that particular tyre is safe to 130 mph (or 210 km/h). The most often found speed ratings are:
Q = 99 mph (160 km/h), R = 106 mph (170 km/h), S = 112 mph (180 km/h), T = 118 mph (190 km/h), H = 130 mph (210 km/h), V = 149 mph (240 km/h), W = 168 mph (270 km/h), Y = 186 mph (300 km/h), ZR = over 150 mph (240 km/h).
In order to see what speed rating is approved for your car, please check your vehicle’s handbook. uses cookies to provide you with the best possible experience on our website. By using our site, you agree to the use of cookies.

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