115/70R19 Tires & Tire Size

115/70R19 refers to the size of the tire. It’s a standard which is used by car and tire manufacturers. By having the standard, tire manufacturers are able to manufacture same size tires independently and users can buy same size tires from different manufacturers.

Here’s an explanation of what these metrics mean in practice:

115 The tire width is 115mm.
70 The aspect ratio of the tire is 70. Aspect ratio refers to the height of tire sidewall in relation to tire width in percentages.
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.
19 Rim diameter for the tire. 115/70R19 tire can be mounted only to a 19″ rims.

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What is 115/70R19 tire size in inches?

Because the width of 115/70R19 tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages, you have to make calculations to see what the true size of 115/70R19 is in inches. Luckily, we have made these calculations for you.In this table you can see size of 115/70R19 in inches, as well as few additional metrics:

  In inches In millimeters
Section Width 4.5″ 115mm
Sidewall height 3.2″ 81mm
Diameter / Height 25.3″ 644mm
Circumference 79.6″ 2022mm
Rim Diameter  19″  
Revolutions  796 per mile  495 per kilometer

Recommended Rim Sizes for 115/70R19 Tires

For 115/70R19 tires you need to have correct size rims to install the tires to. There are different width rims available in the market, and you can run into problems by installing 115/70R19 to a too wide or too narrow rim. Here are the recommended rim sizes for 115/70R19 tire:

Diameter Width Range
19″ 4-4″

115/70R19 – Variations

When you look at the tire code on 115/70R19 tires, you may see there are additional numbers and letters after the code 115/70R19. These numbers and letters refer to speed rating and load index of the tire. 115/70R19 has at least following variations available on the markets:

115/70R19 95M