What does H and T mean on tires?

The codes on the sides of tires are unfamiliar to most car and truck owners, but knowing what the codes mean is important to choosing the proper tires. The H/T on tires stands for highway/terrain.

What does 92w mean on a tire?

92w the first two numbers 92 refer to the load rating and the letter w refers to the maximum speed rating. 92=1,389 pounds (a mid-rating) and W=168 mph (extremely high!) Bucky B. · June 18, 2020. 1 of 1 found this helpful.

What does the 95v on tire mean?

To find out what “95” means, you have to look it up on a Load-Carrying Capacity Per Tire chart. Ninety-five indicates a maximum weight of 1,521 pounds. If the vehicle has its original tires, you can just refer to the doorjamb, which lists the maximum cargo capacity with passengers.

What does the R mean in tire size?

radial construction
R indicates the construction used within the tires casing. R stands for radial construction. B means belted bias and D stands for diagonal bias construction. 17 The last dimension listed in the size is the diameter of the wheel rim, which is most often measured in inches.

What does the R mean on tires?

Which is heavier a 93v or 94v tire?

Like Waldo stated, the Fusion OEM tires are 93V. In addition, I gave my MKZ tires a quick check and they are 93V. And the MKZ is a little heavier than the Fusion. But the load rating is the load rating, Michelin can’t change the rules. 1433lbs is the load rating of EVERY 93 tire @ 35psi.

Can a 93v tire be used on a street tire?

Keep in mind those look to be maximum PSI ratings by Michelin for those particular tires. Maximum psi should never be used in a street tire. Michelin lists the 93V as a tire usable on the Fusion V-6, so you could safely use a 93V rated tire.

What’s the average speed of a V rated tire?

Here, the tire would have a speed rating of V. V-rated tires can be driven at 149 MPH.

What does a 97Y mean on a tire?

…of 97Y, which means it is a Z-speed rated tire, but more specifically, it is a Y-speed rated tire. The same tire with a V or H speed rating will not show a “Z” in the size or service description, just a 97V or a 97H.