Tire and Loading Information Placard

All vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 pounds or less are required to have a Tire and Loading Information placard. Usually located on the driver's doorjamb, tire placard identifies vehicle's number and location of seating positions, its total load capacity for occupants and cargo. It also provides the Original Equipment tire sizes and their recommended cold tire pressures.

Tire Placard

It is not recommended to exceed the number of seating positions with prescribed locations to avoid additional passengers not having a seat belt to protect them from injury in the event of an accident.

Total load capacity rating for the combined weight of occupants and cargo is the maximum load the vehicle was engineered to carry based on its built. Exceeding the listed weight may result in overworking the vehicle, causing component damage or failure that can lead to an accident.

You will also find Original Equipment tire sizes for the front axle, rear axle and spare tire (if equipped) with cold tire pressure settings recommended by vehicle's manufacturer. For more information on additional tire pressure instructions check vehicle owner's manual.

Tire Pressure Guide