205/75R17.5 tyres have a section width of 205mm and an aspect ratio of 75%. This indicates that they have a height that is 75% of their width. The R symbolises that these truck tyres are made with radial ply construction, while the final digits tell you that they fit wheel rims that have diameters of 17.5 inches.
The last part of a tyre's code tells you the maximum load capacity and the top speed that they can travel at safely. In the case of 205/75 R17.5 124M tyres , they can carry 1600kg each at speeds of up to 130km/h.
205/75 R17.5 tyres are used for a variety of different trucks. They suit a range of makes and models, although it may depend on the year that the vehicle was made in. These heavy duty tyres are excellent for handling the additional stress that trucks go through.
Some drivers might prefer to try a slightly different size instead of 205/75R17.5 tyres. An option such as the 215/70R17.5 is slightly wider, helping to give you a shorter braking distance. This can be a great choice for those who want improved safety on the road. Narrower tyres also have some advantages, giving you a quieter ride and better mileage.