What is speed rating?

 

What is Speed Rating

 

The speed rating of the tyre can be found along with tyre Size e.g. width, profile and rim size. The speed rating is represented by an English letter for example, in the image above, the letter “V” highlighted.

For example, Speed Rating of “V” indicates that the tyres is capable of handling a speed of 149 miles per hour or 240 kilometers per hour. 

Speed Rating Mile per hour Kilometer per hour
N 87 140
P 93 150
Q 99 160
R 106 170
S 112 180
T 118 190
Speed Rating Mile per hour Kilometer per hour
U 124 200
H 130 210
V 149 240
Z 150+ 240+
W 168 270
Y 186 300