1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Tire Size

Your 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88.

P205/75R15

Simplified Size:  205-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 is P205/75R15.  A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 153 millimeters.

R

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.

P215/75R15

Simplified Size:  215-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 is P215/75R15.  A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 161 millimeters.

R

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.