Produkte für PKW / Van / 4x4



Hintergrund und Kriterien

Das EU-Reifenlabel

Seit November 2012 gilt eine europaweit einheitliche Kennzeichnungspflicht für Kraftfahrzeugreifen: Das EU-Reifenlabel informiert anhand von drei Kriterien über umwelt- und sicherheitsrelevante Eigenschaften eines Reifens - mit dem Ziel einer höheren Verkehrssicherheit und eines geringeren Kraftstoffverbrauchs.

How to read the label?


Secure grip in wet conditions is crucial for safe driving. Performance is graded into classes, A to G (although D and G are not currently used). The stopping distance between a class A tyre and a class F tyre can be as much as 18 metres.

Fuel efficiency

Reduced rolling resistance saves fuel and cuts CO2 emissions. Class A tyres deliver the best fuel efficiency, with each subsequent class through to G increasing fuel consumption by between 0.42 and 0.56 mpg for a car which does 36 mpg.


This is the external noise made by the tire and is measured in decibels.
The more filled bars shown on the label, the louder the tires.

Please consider:
Actual fuel savings and road safety depend heavily on the behaviour of the drivers, and in particular the following:

  • eco-driving can significantly reduce fuel consumption,
  • tyre pressure should be regularly checked to optimise wet grip and fuel efficiency performance,
  • stopping distances should always be strictly respected. 

Further information:

Tyre label theme on the official EU Commission website:

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