Michelin CrossClimate 215/55 R17 98W XL

The Michelin CrossClimate tire is designed for the ultimate in all-season traction and performance. Featuring Michelin’s latest rubber compound technology, the CrossClimate tire provides excellent grip in wet and dry conditions, as well as in light snow. The tire’s unique tread pattern also helps to reduce noise levels for a quiet and comfortable ride. This tire is designed for use in all weather conditions.

What does 215/55R17 mean?

215

The tire width is 215mm.

55

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.

R

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.

17

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

Circumference

82.7″ 2100mm

Rim Diameter

17″

Revolutions

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.

AboutMichelin

Michelin CrossClimate tires are designed to provide reliable all-season traction, even in light snow. These tires are a good choice for drivers who want the peace of mind that comes with knowing their tires can handle whatever Mother Nature throws their way.

Tire Specification

Basic
SKU:
Brand: Michelin
Model: CrossClimate
Season: All season
Size: 215/55 R17
Load Index: 98 — 750 kg | x4 - 3000 kg
Speed Index: W — 270 km\h
Application
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
Technologies
XL / Extra Load: Yes
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Additional
Year: 2016
EU Label
Fuel efficiency: C
Wet grip: A
Noise level: 69dB

Delivery

Warranty