Determine Tire Size, Performance and Alignment.
How do I know what tire size I need?
You can find your tire size inside the door jam of the drivers side door. There will be a sticker will your vehicles information.
You will need all three numbers and the speed or ply rating. (some sports cars have different sizes for the front and back)
Tire size examples:
P 205 55 VR 16
LOOK FOR TIRE SIZE INSIDE DRIVER DOOR
Finding the tire size for your vehicle can be a little intimidating, but after reading this brief guide you will have all the info you need to find the right tire size for your vehicle.
Step 1 – Learn to recognize a tire size. Most tire sizes appear in the following format: 225/60R16. The “225” is the section width (distance across the tread) measured in millimeters, the “60” is the aspect ratio (this is the measurement of the sidewall height as a percentage of the section width) and the “16” is the rim diameter measured in inches (or the diameter of the hole in the middle of the tire). Most vehicles in the United States have a tire size that conforms to this tire size format.
Step 2 – Find your tire size. Now that you know what to look for, we will tell you where to find it. The best place to find your tire size is on the vehicle itself – your vehicle load and tire information placeard is usually located on the door jamb of the driver’s door and will have the manufacturer recommended tire size(s) for your vehicle. You can see an example of this below.