Tire sizes are simple to understand once you know how to read them. On this page you will find a detailed explanation of the 235/65R16 tire code.

235

This number indicates the tire has a width of 235 millimeters.

65

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 65% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height is 0 millimeters.

R

This letter indicates how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for 99% of all tires sold today.

16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.