Find out more about 12 inch tyres
The customs size refers to the diameter of a tyre. 12 inch tyres have converted a diameter of 30.38 cm, are therefore rather small. In fact, 12 inches are the smallest tyre gauge that for passenger cars is used.
12 inch tyres for cars, motorbikes and trailers
Due to the compact size 12 inch tyres are only for small cars. They are offered here represented both as a summer tyre and a winter tyre, some Ganzjahresreifen models are on the market. However, 12-inch tyres on cars are now rarely found. The trend is towards larger tyre models. Continuous, the 12-incher in motorcycling. Many manufacturers offer motorcycle tyres at the appropriate size for athletic equipment, all price segments are represented here. 12-inch models are also used for trailers.
Narrow and small tyres, especially for trailers
12 inch tyres are of course for aluminum wheels made of an appropriate size. Compared with larger tyre models are not only smaller, but also a little narrower. Diameter and tyre width are nevertheless always in a pleasant and safe relationship. Thus, the 12-inch tyres have a smaller contact area than larger and wider tyres. Accordingly, car tyres are in this format rather less for powerful vehicles. Small car, on the go, especially in the city, and trailers go to the small dimensions, however, safe and reliable.
For cars 12 inch tyres are used more rarely. However, many manufacturers offer motorcycle tyres with this diameter. Special tyres, for example for trailers are also often made in this dimension.