Reinforced tyres have been manufactured to operate under heavier loads.
With regards to the tyre handling higher loads, this can mean both pure weight from a larger vehicle such as an SUV or high speed loads from a sports car.Reinforced tyres gain their added weight bearing properties due to the capability to increase air pressure.

Please be aware reinforced tyres are not C rated or Commercial tyres. Commercial tyres are strengthen even further to use with large vans and utes.

Reinforced Markings

  • RF - Reinforced (Can be confused with 'Run Flat' which some manufacturers use the same marking for)

  • RFD - Reinforced

  • XL - eXtra Load

  • EL - Extra load (Michelin)

  • Reinf - Reinforced