What do the numbers mean?
The sidewall of every tyre contains numbers to detail the specification, here’s what they all mean and how to read them:
205 – Width of the tyre in millimetres
55 – Height of the tyre sidewall as a percentage of the width. In this case 55%. Also known as the aspect ratio.
R16 – The diameter of the tyre’s inner rim in inches
91 – Load Rating of the Tyre.
V – Speed Rating. Indicates the maximum speed for the tyre when at full load.