Federal Formoza FD2 215/55 R17 98W

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The Federal Formoza FD2 is a high- performance tire that offers excellent grip and handling. It is designed for use on high-powered cars and provides excellent traction in all weather conditions. The tire is made from a special compound that resists wear and tear, and it has a unique tread pattern that helps to improve grip on wet or icy roads. The Formoza FD2 is a great choice for anyone who wants a high-quality tire that can provide excellent performance in all driving conditions. The Federal Formoza FD2 is a summer tire that is designed to be used in warm weather conditions.

What does 215/55R17 mean?


The tire width is 215mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 55. 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.

215/55R17 98W tire size

The width of 215/55R17 98W tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 215/55R17 98W tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

8.5″ 215mm

Sidewall height

4.7″ 118mm

Diameter / Height

26.3″ 668mm


82.7″ 2100mm

Rim Diameter



767 per mile 476 per kilometer

Rim Size for 215/55R17 98W Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 215/55R17 98W tire:

Diameter Width Range
17″ 6-7.5″

What does 98W mean?

The load index 98 means that the tire has been designed to support 1653 lbs or 750 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.


Federal Formoza FD2 is a high-performance tire that offers excellent grip and handling. It is designed for use on sports cars and sedans. The tire provides excellent traction in both wet and dry conditions. It is also known for its long wear life.

Tire Specification

Brand: Federal
Model: Formoza FD2
Season: Summer
Size: 215/55 R17
Load Index: 98 — 750 kg | x4 - 3000 kg
Speed Index: W — 270 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: No
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Year: 2008