Tire Sidewalls Explained in Video by Yokohama

Sami Haj-Assaad
by Sami Haj-Assaad

Tires might not seem that complicated. But when it comes to buying a new set, there’s a lot to consider: width, sidewall height and load carrying capacity and more.

All that can make the tire purchasing experience a bit confusing especially for first time buyers. Luckily Yokohama made a video that helps inform viewers what all the numbers mean to the average car owner.

You can check out the full video below, to get all the information about the different numbers and ratings on a new set of tires.

Sami Haj-Assaad
Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge and has been at AutoGuide for the past six years. He has a degree in journalism and media studies from the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto and has won multiple journalism awards from the Automotive Journalist Association of Canada. Sami is also on the jury for the World Car Awards.

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