Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Load index - Tire labeling - Wheels and tires - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Load index

Tire data is vehicle-specific and may

deviate from the data in the example. Tire data is vehicle-specific and may deviate from the data in the example.

In addition to the load bearing index, load index 1 may be imprinted after the letters that identify speed index 6 on the sidewall of the tire.

If no specification is given: no text (as in the example above), represents a standard load (SL) tire
XL or Extra Load: represents a reinforced tire
Light load: represents a light load tire
C, D, E: represents a load range that depends on the maximum load that the tire can carry at a certain pressure

    Tire size designation, load-bearingcapacity and speed index
    1 Tire width 2 Nominal aspect ratio in % 3 Tire code 4 Rim diameter 5 Load bearing index 6 Tire speed rating Tire data is vehicle-specific and may deviate from the data in the example. Ge ...

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    U.S. tire regulations prescribe that every manufacturer of new tires or retreader has to imprint a TIN in or on the sidewall of each tire produced. The TIN is a unique identification number. The ...

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