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## What does 106 mean on a tire?

Tire load rating or load index

Load Index | Pounds (lbs) | Kilograms |
---|---|---|

104 | 1984 | 900 |

105 | 2039 | 920 |

106 | 2094 | 950 |

107 | 2149 | 975 |

**What does 108t mean on tires?**

Load index is the next number, 108 in our example. The maximum load this tire can carry is 2,205 pounds (1,000 kg). The higher the load index, the more weight it will take.

**What does 103H mean on tires?**

The 103H in the size description designates the load index (103) and the speed rating (H). In this example the load index of 103 indicates the tire will carry a maximum load of 1,929 pounds at maximum inflation and the H speed reading indicates that tire can perform at speeds up to 130 MPH.

### What is 100T tire?

Understanding Tire Load Index Just after the tire size are some more numbers, commonly 100T. The 100 is the tire’s load index, and in the case of 100, it means by itself a properly inflated tire can hold up 800 kilograms (1,764 lb.).

**What are H and V rated tires?**

The main difference between the two speed ratings is obviously the speed. An “H” rated tire is designed to operate at a maximum speed of 130 mph. A “V” rated tire on the other hand is designed to operate at a maximum speed of 149 mph, almost twenty miles an hour more than the “H” rated tire.

**Are all Load Range E tires 10 ply?**

To summarize: ply ratings and load ratings are systems of measurement for load carrying capacity. Load Range E tires are equivalent to a 10-ply tire.

#### What is an H speed rating?

SPEED RATING H If you recall from earlier, the “H” speed rating doesn’t appear after “G” but between “U” and “V.” It represents a maximum speed of 130 mph (210 kph) and is commonly found on sports sedans and coupes.

**What is H tyre size?**

Each letter denotes the maximum speed a tyre can sustain under its recommended load capacity. In our example, “H” is equivalent to a maximum speed of 130 mph (209 kph).

**Is V rating better than H?**

## What does 104T mean on a tire?

Those numbers refer to the load and speed ratings of the tires. In your first example 104T would mean that tire has a load carrying capacity of 2000 pounds (900kg) and a speed rating of 118 miles per hour (190 km/h).

**What does 106h mean on a tire?**

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 an Those are load and speed ratings appropriate for a large sedan, an SUV, or a minivan.

**What is the top speed of a 104T tire?**

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.

### What is the load and speed rating of 107h?

As the letters and numbers go up their respective scales the load rating and speed rating go up. 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).