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205 55 R16 Tyres


205 55R16 tyres are a common option that are suitable for many vehicles. They have a section width of 205mm and an aspect ratio of 55%. This means that the height of a 205 55 R16 is 55% of its width. The R in the code means that the tyre is made from radial ply construction, while thenumber that follows it is the height of the wheel rim. Therefore a 205 55R16 is suitable for wheel rims that are 16 inches in diameter. The last numbers in a tyre's code (99H, 95V, 103R, etc.) are used to indicate the maximum load capacity and the speed at which the tyre can operate safely. For example, an 87H can carry 545kg per tyre and handle at speeds of up to 210km/h.

As a common type of tyres, 205 55 R16 can be suitable for a range of normal sedans, hatchbacks, coupes and wagons. They can be an effective choice for both luxury and more moderately priced vehicles.

The BMW 3 Series, Ford Focus, Nissan Tiida, Hyundai Elantra, Mazda 3, Mazda 6, Mazda RX-7, Mercedes Benz A-Class, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Porsche Boxster are just some of the more common cars that these tyres are suited for. The 205 55R16 tyres price can range from very affordable through to higher end options with additional features.

205 55 R16 tyres might not be the only suitable option for your vehicle. Perhaps you could try a 215 60 R16 instead. These tyres would be wider, which helps to increase grip on the road and improve safety. They can be a great choice for cautious drivers and those with families.




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