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Knowing how to read a tire can give you important information about the type of tire on your car, RV, trailer, or motorcycle. This can be useful when buying replacements for your vehicle, considering tire upgrades, or changing to seasonal tires if you live where winter weather can be an issue.
How to read tire sizes. Most cars on the road these days have a metric tire size. Take a tire that reads P205/55 R16, for example. The coding breaks down like this: P: The letter “P” indicates a P-metric tire, designed for passenger vehicles. A type of “LT”, indicates the tire is designed for light trucks.