What does 225/50R16 mean?
|The tire width is 225mm.|
|The aspect ratio of the tire is 50. Aspect ratio is the relative height of tire sidewall. The number refers to the percentage of sidewall height in relation to tire width.|
|The letter in the middle refers to tire construction. Practically all tires sold for cars are radials.|
Sometimes you also see tires with RF or ZR. RF indicates the tire is run flat, whereas ZR means the tire has speed rating higher than V. These tires are also radials, as the R indicates.
|Rim diameter for the tire.|
225/50R16 92W tire size
The width of 225/50R16 92W tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 225/50R16 92W tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:
|In inches||In millimeters|
Diameter / Height
|811 per mile||504 per kilometer|
Rim Size for 225/50R16 92W Tires
Recommended rim sizes for 225/50R16 92W tire:
What does 92W mean?
The load index 92 means that the tire has been designed to support 1389 lbs or 630 kg.
The speed index W means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 168 mph or 270 kph.This size tire is usually used on a passenger car.