Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 255/45 R18 103V

The Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 is an all-season tire that is designed to provide excellent traction and handling in a variety of weather conditions. The tire features a symmetric tread pattern with large tread blocks that are separated by wide channels. This design provides excellent traction in both dry and wet conditions. The tire also features a special tread compound that is designed to resist wear and provide a long tread life. This tire is designed to be used in dry and wet conditions.

What does 255/45R18 mean?


The tire width is 255mm.


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.


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.

255/45R18 103V tire size

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

In inchesIn millimeters

Section Width


Sidewall height


Diameter / Height




Rim Diameter



746 per mile 464 per kilometer

Rim Size for 255/45R18 103V Tires

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

DiameterWidth Range

What does 103V mean?

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


Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 tires are high performance all-season tires that provide excellent traction and handling in wet and dry conditions. The tires feature an asymmetric tread design with wide circumferential grooves that help evacuation of water and slush for improved traction on wet roads. The Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 tires are also designed with a silica-reinforced tread compound that provides excellent grip in cold weather conditions.

Tire Specification

Brand: Nexen
Model: WinGuard Sport 2
Season: Winter
Studdable: No
Size: 255/45 R18
Load Index: 103 — 875 kg | x4 - 3500 kg
Speed Index: V — 240 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: No
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Year: 2017