Michelin Alpin 5 245/50 R19 105V RF XL

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The Michelin Alpin 5 is a premium winter tire that offers excellent traction and handling in snow and ice. It features a special tread compound that remains flexible in cold weather for better grip, and a unique tread pattern that provides excellent traction on all types of winter surfaces. The Alpin 5 is also studdable for even better traction on ice. The Michelin Alpin 5 is a winter tire designed for use in cold weather and icy conditions.

What does 245/50R19 mean?


The tire width is 245mm.


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.

245/50R19 105V tire size

The width of 245/50R19 105V tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 245/50R19 105V tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

9.6″ 245mm

Sidewall height

4.8″ 123mm

Diameter / Height

28.6″ 728mm


90.0″ 2286mm

Rim Diameter



704 per mile 437 per kilometer

Rim Size for 245/50R19 105V Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 245/50R19 105V tire:

Diameter Width Range
19″ 7-8.5″

What does 105V mean?

The load index 105 means that the tire has been designed to support 2039 lbs or 925 kg.

The speed index V means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 149 mph or 240 kph.

This size tire is usually used on a car with a 19-inch wheel.


Michelin is a French tire company that was founded in 1889. The company is known for its innovative tire designs and its commitment to quality. Michelin has been a leader in the tire industry for over a century, and its tires are used on some of the world’s most prestigious cars. The Michelin Alpin 5 is a winter tire that is designed for use on snow and ice. The Alpin 5 features Michelin’s patented “Snow Grip” technology, which provides excellent traction and grip on slippery surfaces. The tire also has a special tread pattern that helps to resist snow build-up, and its directional design helps to improve handling on snow-covered roads.

Tire Specification

Brand: Michelin
Model: Alpin 5
Season: Winter
Studdable: No
Size: 245/50 R19
Load Index: 105 — 925 kg | x4 - 3700 kg
Speed Index: V — 240 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: Yes
RunFlat technology: Yes
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Year: 2014