Bridgestone Weather Control A005 is a allround tyre made in total of 86 sizes, ranging from R15 to R15 - this particular dimension is R18, which means it fits to a 18 inch/457.2mm diameter wheel. 225/45 R18 is 50mm wider than the narrowest dimension (175) and 20mm narrower than the widest one (245). This tyre profile of 45 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 45% of the tyre width (225mm), which results in 101.25mm sidewall height. In 225/45 R18, there is only one possible speed index for Bridgestone Weather Control A005 - "V", which is good for speeds up to 240 km/h. In 225/45 R18, Weather Control A005 usually competes against AllSeasonContact, which is a tyre from Continental with a rating of 90%, compared to 67% of the Bridgestone in question.