2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Example of Inscription

Inscription on radial tire
A – Tire size
Example: P 265/40ZR18 (101Y)

  1. P - The tire is designed for Passenger vehicle.
    This information is not included on all tires.
  2. 265 - Indication of tire width in mm
  3. 40 - Indication of tire height to tire width ratio in percent
  4. ZR - Belt type code letter for radial
  5. 18 - Indication of rim diameter in inches
  6. 101 - Load capacity coefficient
  7. Y - Speed code letter
  8. XL (Extra Load) - Tire with increased load rating

B – TIN (Tire Identification Number)
Example: DOT xx xx xxxx xxxx

  1. DOT
    The DOT symbol indicates that the tires comply with the requirements of the US Department of Transportation and provides information about:
  2. first two-digit code means manufacture's identification mark.
  3. second two-digit code means tire size.
  4. third four-digit code means tire type code.
  5. fourth four-digit code means date of manufacture.
    If, for example, the last four numbers read 0204, the tire was produced in the 2nd week of 2004.

C – Tire ply composition and material
The number of layers in the tread and sidewalls and their material composition.

D – Maximum permissible inflation pressure
The maximum permissible cold inflation pressure to which a tire can be inflated.

  • Do not exceed the permissible inflation pressure.

E – Maximum Load rating
The maximum load in kilograms and pounds can be carried by the tire. If you replace tires always use a tire that has the same maximum load rating as the factory installed tire.

F – Radial
The identification indicates if the tire has radial structure.

G – Term of tubeless or tube tire
Identification for tubeless tires.

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