285/35R19 Tires & Tire Size

285/35R19 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:

285 The tire width is 285mm.
35 The aspect ratio of the tire is 35. 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. 285/35R19 tire can be mounted only to a 19″ rims.

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What is 285/35R19 tire size in inches?

Because the width of 285/35R19 tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages, you have to make calculations to see what the true size of 285/35R19 is in inches. Luckily, we have made these calculations for you.In this table you can see size of 285/35R19 in inches, as well as few additional metrics:

  In inches In millimeters
Section Width 11.2″ 285mm
Sidewall height 3.9″ 100mm
Diameter / Height 26.9″ 682mm
Circumference 84.4″ 2143mm
Rim Diameter  19″  
Revolutions  751 per mile  467 per kilometer

Recommended Rim Sizes for 285/35R19 Tires

For 285/35R19 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 285/35R19 to a too wide or too narrow rim. Here are the recommended rim sizes for 285/35R19 tire:

Diameter Width Range
19″ 9-11″

285/35R19 – Variations

When you look at the tire code on 285/35R19 tires, you may see there are additional numbers and letters after the code 285/35R19. These numbers and letters refer to speed rating and load index of the tire. 285/35R19 has at least following variations available on the markets:

285/35R19 99V 285/35R19 99W 285/35R19 99Y 285/35R19 103V 285/35R19 103W 285/35R19 103Y