Your car tyre markings-what do they mean?

The brand of the tyre will be visible as they are often written in bold and are larger compared to other markings.

Brand name

Tyre manufacturers produce different tyres that have different patterns. This
is displayed clearly on the tyre sidewall.

Pattern name

The country where the tyre has been manufactured will mentioned on the sidewall.

Country of manufacture

These are situated on the grooves of the tyre. These are visible when the tyre tread is close to approaching the minimum of 1.6 mm.

Tread wear indicators

Displayed as a string of numbers and letters, it looks something like DOTXXXXXXXXX1019. It is the information about the time of manufacturing.

Manufacturing datecode

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