Speed Rating Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Speed Ratings and Changing Tire Sizes

Changing tire sizes can affect the speed rating and speedometer accuracy.

Continental Speed-and-Sizes
Do Customers Ask About Speed and Load Ratings at Your Shop?

We asked tire dealers how often consumers ask them about load index and speed ratings when buying tire.

The Importance of Load Ratings: The Unsung Hero of Vehicle Safety

The load index of a tire tells you how much weight the tire can carry. Also known as load rating, the load index is represented by a number that’s found on the tire’s sidewall.