Michelin Pilot Sport 255/45 R18 103Y 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 255/45R18 mean?

255

The tire width is 255mm.

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.

18

Rim diameter for the tire.

255/45R18 103Y tire size

The width of 255/45R18 103Y tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 255/45R18 103Y tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

10.0″ 255mm

Sidewall height

4.5″ 115mm

Diameter / Height

27.0″ 687mm

Circumference

84.9″ 2157mm

Rim Diameter

18″

Revolutions

746 per mile 464 per kilometer

Rim Size for 255/45R18 103Y Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 255/45R18 103Y tire:

Diameter Width Range
18″ 8-9.5″

What does 103Y mean?

The load index 103 means that the tire has been designed to support 1929 lbs or 875 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 high-performance cars.

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: 255/45 R18
Load Index: 103 — 875 kg | x4 - 3500 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