# What is a tire load index of 107?

## What is a tire load index of 107?

Tire Load Index Chart

Load Index | Load (lbs) |
---|---|

105 | 2039 |

106 | 2094 |

107 | 2149 |

108 | 2205 |

### What does 100w mean on a tire?

The load capacity is identified using a numerical code “100” which in this case signifies 800 kg. With the “W” we come to the speed rating – “W” stands for 270 km/h. Other codes are “H” for 210 km/h, “V” for 240 km/h or “Y” for 300 km/h. The “PremiumContact 6” tire model is a current summer car tire from Continental.

**What does 102 mean on a tire?**

Load Index

102 is the Load Index, what this means is, the tire is capable of carrying weight up to, 1,874 lbs per tire. The T and H are speed Ratings, this indicates that a tire is capable of speeds up to, 118 mph and 130 mph (respectively).

**What does 110 h mean on tires?**

H (Speed Rating): A speed rating of “H” means that this tire is designed to withstand speeds up to 130 miles per hour.

## What does 121S mean on tires?

ply load range E sidewall

The 121S signifies a 10 ply load range E sidewall. The standard load tire is best for a half ton truck, whereas the load range E sidewall is best for a 3/4 and 1 ton truck.

### Is a higher load index better?

The higher the number, the higher the load it can safely handle. As an example, a tire with a load index of 89 can safely handle 1,279 pounds — while a tire with a load rating of 100 can safely handle as much as 1,764 pounds.

**Do I need ZR tires?**

Tires with a maximum speed capability higher than 300 km/h (186 mph), require a “ZR” in the size designation. Consult the tire manufacturer for maximum speed when there is no service description.

**Can I use ZR tires instead of R?**

The Z in ZR corresponds to an old label used by manufacturers to indicate that the speed index is higher than V, i.e. 150 mph. Thus, a ZR tyre has a speed index of V, W, or Y. There is therefore no difference between a ZR or an R tyre with the same speed index.

## What are Z rated tires?

SPEED RATING Z A “Z” rating can mean different things. While it nearly always means a high performance tire for high-performing sports cars, “Z” may actually appear in the middle of a tire’s size information. When it does, it represents either a maximum speed of more than 149 mph (240 kph) or 186 mph (300 kph).

### What does 105V mean on a tire?

205 / 55 / R18 105V. This code indicates the maximum load that a tyre can carry and relates to the table below. For example, using the table, if a tyre has a load index of 105 then the maximum load would be 925kg.

**Are H-rated tires good?**

Sports cars may get better handling with a ZR tire. H-Rated Tires: This is a perfect, average tire for most sedans and commuter vehicles. It might not seem to fit in our chart, but the tire speed rating “H” is rated for up to 130 mph. T-Rated Tires: This tire is often recommended for family sedans and vans.

**Do H or V-rated tires last longer?**

But expect a little less ride comfort, lower performance in cold conditions and shorter tread life. Consumer Reports found that some H- and V-rated tires didn’t last as long as those rated for lower speeds, wearing out closer to 50,000 miles than 60,000 miles.

## What is the load rating of a 107h tire?

In your highest example of 107H the load rating would be 2150 pounds (975kg) and the speed rating would be 130 miles per hour (210 km/h). Which is better? That would be open to debate because you never want to use a tire that’s rating is less than the minimum required by the vehicle ma

### What are the most common tire speed ratings?

The most common tire speed ratings, speeds and vehicle usage are as follows: We can thank Germany’s famous Autobahn for tire speed ratings. Tire speed ratings range from A (the lowest) to Y (the highest). But the chart is not completely in alphabetical order.

**What is the difference between Y and H rated tires?**

H rated are generally the lowest speed rating seen on modern tires. V, W, or Y rated tires are much more common, particularly from the premium brands. Some tires have the rating in parentheses eg (104Y) rather than 104Y, this indicates that the tire exceeds the “Y” rating.

**What is the difference between 104T and 106h tires?**

A tire rated at 104T is good for 1,984lbs and 118mph sustained top speed when properly inflated. A tire rated at 106H is good for 2039lbs and 135mph sustained top speed when properly inflated. Tires with lower speed ratings tend to have longer mileage warranties and lower prices, but higher speed ratings will often brake and handle better.