Michelin Energy Saver 205/60 R16 96V

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The Michelin Energy Saver tire is designed to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. The tire features Michelin’s exclusive Green X technology, which uses a special compound and tread design to reduce rolling resistance. The Energy Saver tire also features Michelin’s Comfort Control technology, which minimizes road noise and vibration for a smoother, more comfortable ride. This tire is designed to be used on passenger cars and is optimized for fuel efficiency.

What does 205/60R16 mean?


The tire width is 205mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 60. 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.

205/60R16 96V tire size

The width of 205/60R16 96V tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 205/60R16 96V tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

8.1″ 205mm

Sidewall height

4.8″ 123mm

Diameter / Height

25.7″ 652mm


80.7″ 2050mm

Rim Diameter



785 per mile 488 per kilometer

Rim Size for 205/60R16 96V Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 205/60R16 96V tire:

Diameter Width Range
16″ 5.5-7.5″

What does 96V mean?

The load index 96 means that the tire has been designed to support 1565 lbs or 710 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 smaller cars, such as sedans.


Michelin Energy Saver is a popular tire brand that offers a variety of benefits for drivers. These tires are designed to improve fuel economy and provide a comfortable ride. Michelin Energy Saver tires also offer excellent traction in wet and dry conditions.

Tire Specification

Brand: Michelin
Model: Energy Saver
Season: Summer
Size: 205/60 R16
Load Index: 96 — 710 kg | x4 - 2840 kg
Speed Index: V — 240 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: No
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Year: 2009