What does 255/50R20 mean?
|The tire width is 255mm.|
|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.|
255/50R20 109Y tire size
The width of 255/50R20 109Y tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 255/50R20 109Y tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:
|In inches||In millimeters|
Diameter / Height
|671 per mile||417 per kilometer|
Rim Size for 255/50R20 109Y Tires
Recommended rim sizes for 255/50R20 109Y tire:
What does 109Y mean?
The load index 109 means that the tire has been designed to support 2271 lbs or 1030 kg.
The speed index Y means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 186 mph or 300 kph.This size tire is usually used on a passenger car.