What is the difference between 95H and 95V?

Considerations. To support running at higher speeds, V-rated tires will have a stiffer sidewall and slightly firmer ride than H-rated tires. For normal driving conditions the H-rated tire will provide a more comfortable ride and the V-rated should give slightly better handling.

What is H and V-rated tires?

The letters “H” and “V” represent speed ratings. The rating is the speed the tire has been tested to for continuous safe driving. The English equivalent speed for H-rated tires is 130 mph and V-rated tires are good for up to 149 mph.

What does 95H mean on a tire?

load index
Finally, let’s discuss “95H,” the last section of the code. This is the load index and speed rating for the tire. In our example, “95” is the load index, which tells us how much weight the tire can support when properly inflated. For passenger vehicles, load index ranges from 75 – 105.

What is 95V on a TYRE?

Here’s what it all means, using the code for the tested size, P 215/60 R16 95V and 95H: P Passenger tyre. 215 The section width (in mm), which is the distance between the tyre’s exterior sidewalls when the tyre is fitted to the recommended rim, inflated to the recommended pressure, and not under load.

Are H rated tires better than T rated?

The T or H part of the code indicates the speed rating of the tires. A speed rating of T indicates that the tire can be safely driven up to 118 mph. A tire with an H rating has a higher limit — 130 mph — which means it can be safely driven faster than the tire with the 94T code.

Can I use 215 60R16 instead of 225 60R16?

Can i go with 215/60R16? Yes, the 225 vs 215 is the width in mm/ 60 is the ratio of sidewall to width/ 16 is rim size. Just make sure all tires are the same size. A 215 will be better in the snow and ice than a 225 as well.

Can I use T rated tires instead of H?

You will not get the performance in handling with the “T” rated tires that you will from the “H” rated tires but if you don’t drive aggesively, I don’t see the problem. Buy the “T” rated tires with better mileage. Tire design is a tradeoff.