Top 30 Tyre Sizes
When it comes to replacing your tyres it is important to know your tyre size and although
it's not something that naturally rolls off the tongue like for instance your shoe size,
it's arguably more important. Get your shoe size wrong and at worst you may spoil your
glass slipper moment with Prince Charming, get your tyre size wrong and the consequences
Where do i find my tyre size
The simplest way to find your tyre size is by looking on the sidewall of the tyre currently fitted to your vehicle. The number should look a little something like this - 195/55/R16 86 H, with each number or letter referring to various measurements of the tyre.
But what do the figures mean?
Width: This is the section width of the tyre measured in mm.
Profile: The sidewall height of the tyre displayed as a percentage of the section width, or the aspect ratio.
Tyre tyre is of radial construction.
The internal diamter of the tyre in inches.
Load index. How much weight the tyre can carry.
Speed index, max speed your should travel on the tyre.
UK's top 30 tyre sizes
You may have heard some of the more common tyre sizes, such as 205/55/R16. But what if we asked you for the UK's top 5? Would you struggle to get past two? Since opening in 2011, we've been collecting the data from all our fittings to give you a rundown of the most popular tyre sizes fitted in the UK...
View Our Top 100 Most Popular Tyre Sizes