Michelin Pilot Alpin 255/35 R19 96V XL

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The Michelin Pilot Alpin is a high-performance winter tire that provides excellent traction and handling in snowy and icy conditions. The Pilot Alpin features Michelin’s innovative Snow Grip technology, which uses a special tread compound and tread pattern to provide excellent grip on winter roads. The Pilot Alpin also features Michelin’s advanced Winter Maxx technology, which provides excellent traction and handling in winter conditions. This tire is designed to be used in winter conditions, on both snow and ice.

What does 255/35R19 mean?


The tire width is 255mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 35. 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.

255/35R19 96V tire size

The width of 255/35R19 96V tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 255/35R19 96V tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

10.0″ 255mm

Sidewall height

3.5″ 89mm

Diameter / Height

26.0″ 661mm


81.8″ 2077mm

Rim Diameter



775 per mile 481 per kilometer

Rim Size for 255/35R19 96V Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 255/35R19 96V tire:

Diameter Width Range
19″ 8.5-10″

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 a sportscar.


Michelin is a French tire company that was founded in 1889. The company is known for its innovation, especially in the development of radial tires. Michelin also has a history of sponsoring teams in various motorsports, including Formula One and the World Rally Championship. The Pilot Alpin is Michelin’s line of winter tires, and it is one of the most popular choices among drivers in snowy and icy conditions. The Pilot Alpin tires are designed to provide excellent traction and handling on snow and ice, and they have a reputation for being some of the best winter tires on the market. If you’re looking for a tire that can handle winter driving conditions, the Michelin Pilot Alpin is a great choice.

Tire Specification

Brand: Michelin
Model: Pilot Alpin
Season: Winter
Studdable: No
Size: 255/35 R19
Load Index: 96 — 710 kg | x4 - 2840 kg
Speed Index: V — 240 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: Yes
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No