The EU tyre label provides important safety and environmental information about each tyre. It helps you compare tyres for wet grip, fuel efficiency and noise.
Where can I find the tyre labelling?
It should be on the tyre itself – it’s the law to provide an EU tyre label. But if you can’t find it on the tyre, ask your dealer or look on our website.
Did you know that tyres account for up to 20% of your vehicle’s fuel consumption? Choosing tyres with a high fuel efficiency rating will give you more miles from your tank and lower your CO2 emissions.
What makes a tyre fuel-efficient?
Simply put, fuel-efficient tyres require less energy to roll. This ultimately translates into less fuel used.
How is fuel efficiency rated?
Fuel efficiency is rated from A to G on a colour-coded scale.
A (green) = highest fuel efficiency rating
G (red) = lowest fuel efficiency rating
Rating D is not used for passenger cars.
What the tyre fuel ratings mean
The difference between an A rating and a G rating could mean a reduction in fuel consumption of up to 7.5%. To put this in real terms, choosing A-rated tyres instead of G-rated tyres could save you more than 6 litres of fuel every 1,000 kilometres.*
At an average petrol price of £1.10 per litre, that adds up to cost savings of more than £220 over the life of the tyres.*
Don’t forget, you’ll also be reducing your environmental impact!
*Based on an average consumption of 8 litres/100km, a fuel price of £1.10/litre, and an average tyre mileage of 35,000 km. Actual fuel and cost savings may vary depending, among other things, on tyre pressure, vehicle weight and driving style.
What else affects fuel efficiency?
Low tyre pressure.
Not inflating your tyres properly increases rolling resistance and affects grip in wet conditions.
The weight of your vehicle.
How much your car weighs and how you drive it can also make a big difference. You can reduce your fuel consumption by driving in a more energy-efficient way (also known as ‘eco-driving’)
Label values shown are for illustrative purposes only. Values for a certain tyre line/size may vary.