Tyre Basics
Tyre pattern name (Energy XM2)

Tyre wear indicator
The small Michelin Man symbol, on the shoulder of the tyre, shows the location of the tread wear indicator which is situated in the main groove. These tread wear indicators are at a height of 1.6mm indicating when your tyres need to be changed.

Tyre Construction
Shows the basic elements of the tyre architecture.

Maximum Load and Pressure
Maximum load carrying capacity of the tyre at the maximum pressure. For the recommended pressure please refer to tyre placard or vehicle owner’s manual.

Tyre size
185 = The tyre width is 185mm
60 = The tyre sidewall height is equal to 60% of the tyre width
R = Radial tyre
14 = Wheel diameter is 14 inches

Tyre brand
Michelin

Load index
It indicates the maximum load carrying capacity of the tyre at the maximum pressure. Normally between 60 (250 kg/tyre) to 110 (1060 kg/tyre)

Speed index
It refers to the maximum speed capability of the tyre. Normally between T (190 km/h) and Y (300 km/h)

Mounting direction
For asymmetric tyres only. It indicates the side of the tyre that must face outwards. Directional tyres have a small arrow to show the direction of rotation.