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Tire Size Calculator

Tire Size Calculator
Tire Size Calculator

How to calculate tire size suit for your car?

Tires are the only contact point between your car and the road, so it is important to find out what tire size will best suit your needs. Several factors go into making this decision such as:

– Vehicle weight and load  – Luggage space in trunk  – Auto insurance policy  – Tire type  – Terrain of roads you drive on

 

How to find your tire size?

You’ll be able to find the original tire size on a sticker or plate located somewhere inside your car’s driver-side door. The series of numbers will consist of three parts, e.g. 195/65R15. The first number (195) is the tire’s width, 65 is its aspect ratio and finally “R” in front of the third number stands for radial.

 

What do tire size numbers mean?

All tires are marked with a three-digit code that includes information on the tire’s dimensions. We’ll break it down to make it easier to understand:

The first number is the width of your tire. The lower the number, the narrower the tire. This means it’s best for city driving or other situations where you’ll be driving at a slow speed. If you need to carry heavy cargo, opt for wider tires – this will help distribute their weight more evenly and keep them from rolling over.

The second number is the sidewall height made up of two measurements – aspect ratio and diameter. The first one means you divide the tire’s sidewall height by its width. Aspect ratio determines how your car rides, cornering, braking, and fuel economy are all affected by this factor so choosing the right one is important. The lower the aspect ratio number, the more “squat” your car will be. This is why tires with a height of 50 to 60 are good for people who need better acceleration and braking.

The last number (R) stands for radial tire construction which was introduced in 1976. Four years later, it became standard across most manufacturers.

 

Tire size calculator by WikiHow

It is a very easy-to-use tire-size calculator. The first step, select your vehicle type which gives you the rest of the data needed to be entered in calculators for your tires accurately (recommendation: if you don’t know, just type in ‘car’ and try all options). For example, a tire size calculator for cars.

Next, enter the data into the left-hand side of the tire size calculator. For example 1. Enter height in inches 2. Enter the aspect ratio 3. Enter the width 4. Click on calculate 5 . Tire height is calculated 6. And finally, you get your tires.

Here are some useful links for Tire Size Calculation for you

MOST IMPORTANT – ALWAYS USE CAR MANUFACTURE GUIDE OR A SPECIALISTS 

  1. tiresize.com
  2. wheel-size.com
  3. motortrend.com

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