What tire rating is good for towing?

To be completely safe when towing with your truck, you will need 10 Ply or Load Range E tires. The best 10 Ply tires for towing should be capable of at least 3,000 lbs of weight per tire and do it while giving you safe driving experience with a high amount of grip and traction. via

Do you need LT tires for towing?

In general, yes LT (Light Truck) tires are designed for heavy towing and feature heavier body plies, bigger beads, more tread depth and an overall heavy-duty design made for higher inflation pressures for heavier loads. via

What are C rated tires?

C-Type tires are tires designed for certain cargo vans, specifically meant to handle high loads. C-Type tires are designed to accommodate the heavy loads that modern, European-style cargo vans require. This C-Type tire classification originated in Europe and is now also on vehicles sold in North America. via

How much weight can a Load Range C tire carry?

The Load Range C BFGoodrich tire (manufactured by Michelin) is rated at 2,470 at 50 psi and weighs 44 pounds, while the same tire in Load Range E is rated at 3,195 pounds at 80 psi and weighs 52 pounds.
Common Light Truck (LT) Load Ranges.

Load Range Max Load Pressure (psi)
C 50
D 65
E 80
F 95


Is Load Range C better than B?

A load range C tire will have a higher capacity than a load range B tire of the same size. The Kenda 4.80-12 Bias Trailer Tire with 12 Inch White Wheel, # AM30660, that you have referenced has a capacity of 990 pounds at 90 psi and it is a load range C. via

What load index is Load Range C?

Light Truck Tires

LT-Metric, LT-Flotation and LT-Numeric Light Truck Tires
Load Range Ply Rating Maximum Load Pressure > 295mm / 11.5" wide
C 6 35 psi (240 kPa)***
D 8 50 psi (350 kPa)***
E 10 65 psi (450 kPa)***


What is the C in tire size?

Option A: “C = Clincher Tires

According to some, the letter “C”, indicates that the tire in question may be a clincher type. “Clinchers” are the most common bicycle tires. They work with a tube and hook up with the rim with a lip (bead). via

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