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# What does load rating 121 mean?

## What does load rating 121 mean?

The rating of 121 shows that it has a load capacity of 3297LBS. Multiply that by four tires (4 x 3,297 = 13,188 pounds) to get your vehicle’s max load carrying capacity. Always remember to install tires that have a load index that is equal or greater than your original factory-installed tires.

### What does 121 118q mean on a tire?

Light Truck (LT) tires will typically have a dual rating such as 121/118. This is to accommodate a dual rear tire configuration. The first rating, 121, is for a single tire rear configuration and the second number, 118, is the rating if used in a dual rear tire configuration.

What is a good load index?

The higher the tire’s load index number, the greater its load carrying capacity. Choosing a tire with a lower load index than the original equipment specifications means that the tire will not carry the load capacity of the original. Most passenger-car tire load indexes range from 75 to 100, but some are higher.

Light Truck Tires

LT-Metric, LT-Flotation and LT-Numeric Light Truck Tires
C 6 C
D 8 D
E 10 E

## What does 120 load index mean on tires?

For example, a light truck tire with a load index of 120/116 means a load capacity for a single tire of 3,086 pounds and a load capacity of 2,756 pounds for two tires.

### What does 120s mean on a tire?

118 2910
119 2998
120 3086
121 3197

What does 95t mean on a tire?

While the 95 represents the load carrying capacity of the tyre which is 690kgs /tyre the T & H represent the speed rating which is 190 & 210 kmph.

What ply is Load Range E?

10 ply

LR/C Load Range C – 6 ply rated 50 psi
LR/D Load Range D – 8 ply rated 65 psi
LR/E Load Range E – 10 ply rated 80 psi
LR/F Load Range F – 12 ply rated 95 psi

## What does 120s mean on tires?

The chart shows how load indexes translate to weight.

117 2833
118 2910
119 2998
120 3086

### What is a load index of 120?

3086

120 3086
121 3197
122 3307
123 3417

Load index ratings range from 71 to 125. The number is not the load capacity of the tire; it must be correlated using a chart like the one below to determine the maximum load rating. Load index ratings are based on the maximum allowable fill pressure of the tire, as listed on the sidewall.