# What does 98h stand for on a tire

## What is the difference between 98H and 98t tires?

The T or H part of the code indicates the speed rating of the tires. A speed rating of T indicates that the tire can be safely driven up

**to 118 mph**. A tire with an H rating has a higher limit — 130 mph — which means it can be safely driven faster than the tire with the 94T code.## What is the difference between 98H and 98v Tyres?

H-rated tires are rated for a maximum speed of 130 mph. The V rating is the next rating faster, and V-rated tires are

**good to 149 mph**. Both H- and V-rated tires are considered to be performance-touring tires.## What does H speed rating mean?

The speed rating on a tire indicates

**the fastest speed a tire can handle before it affects**the tire’s performance. … For example, “H” would translate to a tire that can only handle speeds up to 130 mph (or 210 km/h).## What does Y and H mean on tires?

The most common ratings are S and T (sedans, minivans, light trucks); H (some passenger cars, sports cars, coupes, some light trucks); N, P, Q and R (light trucks); and V, W and Y (

**high-performance cars**). Most winter tires have Q, S or T speed ratings.## What is the 275 on tires?

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters. This number means that your tire has an

**aspect ratio of 55%**. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 55% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 151 millimeters.## Can I mix V and W rated tyres?

The final rating is the maximum speed the tyre is legally approved for. You can invalidate your car insurance by fitting new tyres that have a lower speed rating than the manufacturer’s original fit. …

**Mixing tyre speed ratings isn’t recommended**.## What does 85T mean on tires?

MRF ZTX 165/80 R14 85T Specifications

85 is **the load index i.e. the maximum weight each tyre can carry at full speed**. T is the speed rating i.e. the maximum speed for the tyre at full load.

## What is 99H on a tire?

235/55R17 99H- The load index (99) is

**the tire size’s assigned numerical value used to compare relative load carrying capabilities**. The higher the tire’s load index number, the greater its load carrying capacity. … Typically, the load indexes of the tires used on passenger cars and light trucks range from 70 to 110.## Do H or V rated tires last longer?

**Not necessarily**. Those ratings are for ability to handle speed or heat buildup. The rating for tire life is a treadwear number. The treadwear number doesn’t indicate how many miles a tire will last, but is a reference to how long it is expected to last compared to a reference tire.

## What speed rating is W?

168 mph

A relatively new addition to the speed rating chart, tires with speed rating “W” can achieve a

**maximum sustained speed of 168 mph (270 kph)**.## What does r19 mean on a tire?

**Diagonal**.

**19**. The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 inches in diameter.

## What does 70 mean on a tyre?

What is the tyre load index rating?

LOAD INDEX | KG MAX. LOAD PER TYRE |
---|---|

68 | 315 |

69 | 325 |

70 | 335 |

71 | 345 |

## 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.## Can I use V rated tires instead of W?

Nissan, Cadillac, Toyota, and Honda are currently using higher original equipment or V-rated tires on approximately 70% of their brand new vehicles. A V rating represents 149 mph but no faster. W, on the other hand, means the

**tires can achieve maximum speeds of up to 168 mph**.## What does P mean on tires?

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. … For example, this aspect ratio of 50 means that the tire’s section height is 50% of the tire’s section width.## What does R mean on Tyres?

radial tyre

The tyre designation R, which comes before the rim diameter marking, means that this tyre is a

**radial tyre**. Other examples are “B” for Bias-ply or “D” for Diagonal construction. Radial tyres are the most common tyres on the road today.## What does 120 116q mean on a tire?

Light Truck Tire Load Index

For example, a light truck tire with a load index of 120/116 means a **load capacity for a single tire of 3,086 pounds and a load capacity of 2,756 pounds for two tires**.

## What does HT stand for on a tire?

Highway Terrain

H/T (

**Highway Terrain**) Tires for Daily Commute and Highway Driving. Chances are your SUV, crossover, or light truck came standard with a set of H/T tires built for highway driving.## What does 109t mean on tires?

The load index number, 109, refers to

**the weight the tire can carry**, in this case, 2271 lb. However, the load index is not a linear function (refer to the chart for common values). A load index of 120, which might be found on a 3/4-ton HD pickup, carries twice the weight of a load-index 95 tire.## What does RS mean on tires?

Senior Member. rs is more of a higher performance tire where as the ls is more of a passenger tire.. neither comes with a tread warranty… ls is not directional and the rs is an

**inside outside tread design**.## What is the difference between a T and HT?

Noise. Off-road oriented A/T tires tend to have large, square tread blocks. As they contact the road, these tread blocks emit a certain amount of vibration that manifests as a high-pitched hum or drone. H/T tires have chevron or back-angled tread blocks that help to reduce the acoustic effects of tire contact.

## What is LT and HT tires?

The “P” stands for Passenger and the tire is rated for a Passenger vehicle. The “LT” preceding the numbers on a tire (ex:LT245/75/R20) stands for “

**Light Truck**; “LT”” and I believe, but may be wrong that HT stands for Highway Tire?? I do know is that this unit will not support LT, or HT tires.