Pirelli P6 205/55 R16 91W

The Pirelli P6 is a high-performance, all-season tire designed for passenger cars. It features a symmetric tread design with wide circumferential and lateral grooves for excellent wet and dry traction. The P6 also has a reinforced sidewall for increased durability and a comfortable ride. The P6 is a passenger car tire that is designed to be used in a variety of conditions, including dry and wet weather, as well as in light snow.

What does 205/55R16 mean?


The tire width is 205mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 55. 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.

205/55R16 91W tire size

The width of 205/55R16 91W tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 205/55R16 91W tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

8.1″ 205mm

Sidewall height

4.4″ 113mm

Diameter / Height

24.9″ 632mm


78.2″ 1985mm

Rim Diameter



811 per mile 504 per kilometer

Rim Size for 205/55R16 91W Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 205/55R16 91W tire:

Diameter Width Range
16″ 5.5-7.5″

What does 91W mean?

The load index 91 means that the tire has been designed to support 1356 lbs or 615 kg.

The speed index W means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 168 mph or 270 kph.

This size tire is usually used on mid-sized sedans and coupes.


Pirelli is an Italian tire company founded in 1872 by Giovanni Battista Pirelli. It is the fifth largest tire manufacturer in the world based on revenue, and is also active in the motorsport industry. Pirelli has been the exclusive tire supplier for the Formula One championship since 2011.

Tire Specification

Brand: Pirelli
Model: P6
Season: Summer
Size: 205/55 R16
Load Index: 91 — 615 kg | x4 - 2460 kg
Speed Index: W — 270 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: No
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Year: 2002