# 1983 Mercury Zephyr Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1983 Mercury Zephyr that depend upon the trim level. Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size. Then pick the best tire size for your 1983 Mercury Zephyr.

Trim Options:

### Police Sedan

## 195/70R14

### Simplified Size: 195-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Mercury Zephyr is **195/70HR14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Mercury Zephyr's tire size is shown below.

195 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 millimeters. | ||||||

70 | 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 136 millimeters. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. | |||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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14 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter. |

Trim Options:

### GSSedanZ7Z7 GS

## P175/75R14

### Simplified Size: 175-75-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Mercury Zephyr is **P175/75R14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Mercury Zephyr's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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175 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 millimeters. | ||||||

75 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 131 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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14 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter. |

Trim Options:

### GSSedanZ7Z7 GS

## P185/75R14

### Simplified Size: 185-75-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Mercury Zephyr is **P185/75R14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Mercury Zephyr's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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185 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 millimeters. | ||||||

75 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 138 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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14 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter. |

Trim Options:

### Police Sedan

## P205/70R14

### Simplified Size: 205-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Mercury Zephyr is **P205/70R14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Mercury Zephyr's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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205 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters. | ||||||

70 | 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 143 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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14 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter. |