Tire sizes are simple to understand once you know how to read them. On this page you will find a detailed explanation of the P215/50R17 90S tire code.

215

This number indicates the tire has a width of 215 millimeters.

50

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% 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.

17

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.

Vehicles with the tire code P215/50R17 90S