1986 Saab 9000 Tire Size

Your 1986 Saab 9000 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 1986 Saab 9000.

Trim Options:

Turbo

185/65R15

Simplified Size:  185-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1986 Saab 9000 is 185/65R15.  A color-coded explanation of the 1986 Saab 9000's tire size is shown below.

185

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 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 works out to be 120 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.

Trim Options:

Turbo

195/60R15

Simplified Size:  195-60-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1986 Saab 9000 is 195/60R15.  A color-coded explanation of the 1986 Saab 9000's tire size is shown below.

195

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

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 117 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.