What does 175/65R15 mean?
|The tire width is 175mm.|
|The aspect ratio of the tire is 65. 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.|
175/65R15 88T tire size
The width of 175/65R15 88T tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 175/65R15 88T tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:
|In inches||In millimeters|
Diameter / Height
|842 per mile||523 per kilometer|
Rim Size for 175/65R15 88T Tires
Recommended rim sizes for 175/65R15 88T tire:
What does 88T mean?
The load index 88 means that the tire has been designed to support 1235 lbs or 560 kg.
The speed index T means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 118 mph or 190 kph.This size tire is usually used on smaller cars.