245/45R19 Tires & Tire Size

245/45R19 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:


The tire width is 245mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 45. Aspect ratio refers to the height of tire sidewall in relation to tire width in percentages.


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. 245/45R19 tire can be mounted only to a 19″ rims.

What is 245/45R19 tire size in inches?

Because the width of 245/45R19 tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages, you have to make calculations to see what the true size of 245/45R19 is in inches. Luckily, we have made these calculations for you.In this table you can see size of 245/45R19 in inches, as well as few additional metrics:


In inchesIn millimeters

Section Width


Sidewall height


Diameter / Height




Rim Diameter



 729 per mile 453 per kilometer

Recommended Rim Sizes for 245/45R19 Tires

For 245/45R19 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 245/45R19 to a too wide or too narrow rim. Here are the recommended rim sizes for 245/45R19 tire:

DiameterWidth Range

245/45R19 – Variations

When you look at the tire code on 245/45R19 tires, you may see there are additional numbers and letters after the code 245/45R19. These numbers and letters refer to speed rating and load index of the tire. 245/45R19 has at least following variations available on the markets:

245/45R19 98H

245/45R19 98T

245/45R19 98V

245/45R19 98W

245/45R19 98Y

245/45R19 102H

245/45R19 102T

245/45R19 102V

245/45R19 102W

245/45R19 102Y