## How much is a 235 70 R16?

Size 235 70 R16 starting at: $47.99. Tires in stock: 94. Available brands: 41 with 71 models.

## What does tire size 235 70R16 mean?

P235/70R16 is a common one. P denotes passenger-car tire, even though the tire may be designed for light trucks (an LT, or light truck, prefix is for heavy-duty light-truck tires). The number 235 is the cross-section width in millimeters, while 70 is the ratio of sidewall height to cross-section width (70 percent).

**What size is P235 70R16?**

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 164 millimeters.

### How tall is a 235 70R16 tire?

235/70R16 tires are 29.0″ tall, have a section width of 9.3″, and fit wheels with a diameter of 16.

### What does 104s mean on tires?

When it comes to Light Truck (LT) or Special Trailer (ST) tires, there are two load indexes branded (example – LT235/75R15 104/101S). In this example, the 104 corresponds to 1,984 pounds (see chart below), and the 101 corresponds to 1,819 pounds.

**What does 235 on a tire mean?**

So “235” means that the tire has a nominal width of 235 millimeters. The following “55” is the tire wall height as a percentage of the width. So in our example, the actual height in millimeters would be just under 130 mm. Then comes the letter “R” as the identifier for radial tires.

#### What does 70r mean on a tire?

The series number in a tire-numbering system refers to the aspect ratio of the tire’s sidewall height to its width. A series 65 tire’s height is 65 percent of its width, a series 70 tire’s height is 70 percent of its width and so on.

#### Is there a big difference between 245 and 235 tires?

A 245 tire is wider than a 235 tire. When you get to a 35 series profile is when the tires start to be low profile.

**What does P stand for on tires?**

Passenger Tire

P identifies your tire as a Passenger Tire. The P stands for PMetric. If your tire size starts with LT rather than a P than it identifies the tire as a Light Truck tire. 225 identifies the tire section width, which is the measurement of the tire from sidewall to sidewall in millimeters.

## What does 121R mean on a tire?

The 121R sequence tells us the tire’s maximum load rating or the amount of weight the tire can bear (in kilograms; in this case 121), and the R gives us the speed rating, or how fast the tire can safely rotate. The lowest rating (speed) that you’d usually see on a passenger car is Q, which is equivalent to 99 mph.

## What does p235 55R18 mean?

Using 235/55R18 as an example, 235 is the tread width in millimeters. The higher that first number, the wider the tire. The 55 is the height of the tire expressed as a percentage of the width we just saw. The lower this number, the shorter and more aggressively the tire sits on the wheel.