Michelin Pilot Sport 235/45 R17 97Y XL

The Michelin Pilot Sport tire is a high-performance tire that provides excellent handling and grip in both dry and wet conditions. It is designed for use on sports cars and high-performance vehicles. The tire features a unique tread design that helps to improve grip and traction. The Pilot Sport tire also has a special compound that helps to improve wear resistance and durability. This tire is designed to be used in high-performance vehicles under extreme conditions. It is not meant for everyday driving.

What does 235/45R17 mean?

235

The tire width is 235mm.

45

The aspect ratio of the tire is 45. 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.

235/45R17 97Y tire size

The width of 235/45R17 97Y tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 235/45R17 97Y tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

9.3″ 235mm

Sidewall height

4.2″ 106mm

Diameter / Height

25.3″ 643mm

Circumference

79.6″ 2021mm

Rim Diameter

17″

Revolutions

796 per mile 495 per kilometer

Rim Size for 235/45R17 97Y Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 235/45R17 97Y tire:

Diameter Width Range
17″ 7.5-9″

What does 97Y mean?

The load index 97 means that the tire has been designed to support 1609 lbs or 730 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.

AboutMichelin

Michelin Pilot Sport tires are designed for ultimate performance and handling. They offer superior grip and traction in all weather conditions, making them the perfect choice for those who demand the very best from their tires. Michelin Pilot Sport tires are available in a wide range of sizes to fit most vehicles, and they come with a manufacturers’ warranty for peace of mind.

Tire Specification

Basic
SKU:
Brand: Michelin
Model: Pilot Sport
Season: Summer
Size: 235/45 R17
Load Index: 97 — 730 kg | x4 - 2920 kg
Speed Index: Y — 300 km\h
Application
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
Technologies
XL / Extra Load: Yes
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No

Delivery

Warranty