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

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.

This information describes the tire cord and the number of layers in sidewall 1 and under the tread 2.

    DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
    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 ...

    Definition of terms for tires andloading
    Tire ply composition and material used Describes the number of plies or the number of layers of rubber-coated fabric in the tire tread and sidewall. These are made of steel, nylon, polyester and ...

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    Turn and Lane-Change Signals
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    Displaying the current fuelconsumption
    ► Press on the steering wheel to select the trip computer menu. ► Press to select Consumption. The current fuel consumption is displayed. ...

    Second Row Seats
    On vehicles with a 60/40 split bench or buckets seats, the seatbacks can be folded for additional cargo space, or the seats can be folded and tumbled for easy entry/exit to the third row seats, if e ...