Tyre code meanings

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Hi there! Part 'b' of the sticker (as seen on the OP's image) shows 84H. In my case it is also that much but the summer tires I am looking at in the shop now are 88H. I could not figure out what the meaning of this index is.
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Part 'b' says 84H, and the tires I'm thinking about buying say 88H. What is this indicator?
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88 is the Load index. The tyre you buy should match the one on the sticker on your car. You can have a higher but not lower one fitted but they should match on the axle.

H is the speed rating. The tyre you buy should match the one on the sticker on your car. You can have a higher but not lower one fitted but they should match on the axle.

Best advice is to fit the same tyres shown on the sticker (ORGA). But if not, then matching pairs on the axle and not less specified than the sticker demands.
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