What does 205/55R15 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.|
205/55R15 88V tire size
The width of 205/55R15 88V tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 205/55R15 88V tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:
|In inches||In millimeters|
Diameter / Height
|845 per mile||525 per kilometer|
Rim Size for 205/55R15 88V Tires
Recommended rim sizes for 205/55R15 88V tire:
What does 88V mean?
The load index 88 means that the tire has been designed to support 1235 lbs or 560 kg.
The speed index V means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 149 mph or 240 kph.