# 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Tire Size

Your Volkswagen was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Volkswagen Rabbit's rim size is the number to the right of the R. In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16-inch rims.

## Rim Size Selection

Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.

## 13-Inch Rims

### 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit 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 Volkswagen Rabbit.

Trim Options:

### LSWolfsburg Edition

## 155/80 R13

### Simplified Size: 155-80-13

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit is **155/80SR13 S**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit's tire size is shown below.

155 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 155 millimeters. | ||||||

13 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 13 inches in diameter. | ||||||

80 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 80%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 80% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 124 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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This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### GLLWolfsburg Edition

## 175/70 R13

### Simplified Size: 175-70-13

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit is **175/70SR13 S**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit's tire size is shown below.

175 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 millimeters. | ||||||

13 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 13 inches in diameter. | ||||||

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 122 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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This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 14-Inch Rims

### 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit

The original tire size for your 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Volkswagen Rabbit's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### GTI

## 185/60 R14

### Simplified Size: 185-60-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit is **185/60HR14 H**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit's tire size is shown below.

185 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 millimeters. | ||||||

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

60 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 111 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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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. |