# 1987 Mazda 626 Tire Size

Your Mazda was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 1987 Mazda 626, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Mazda 626'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.

## 14-Inch Rims

### 1987 Mazda 626

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1987 Mazda 626 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 1987 Mazda 626.

Trim Options:

### DX

## 165R14

### Simplified Size: 165-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda 626 is **165SR14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda 626's tire size is shown below.

165 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 165 millimeters. | ||||||

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. | |||||||

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:

### LX

## 185/70R14

### Simplified Size: 185-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda 626 is **185/70HR14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda 626's tire size is shown below.

185 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 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 129 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:

### DXLX

## 185/70R14

### Simplified Size: 185-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda 626 is **185/70SR14**. A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda 626's tire size is shown below.

185 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 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 129 millimeters. | ||||||

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. | |||||||

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. |

## 15-Inch Rims

### 1987 Mazda 626

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda 626 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mazda 626's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### GT

## P195/60R15 87

### Simplified Size: 195-60-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda 626 is **P195/60R15 87H**. A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda 626's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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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 |
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15 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter. | ||||||

87 | This tire has a load index of 87, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1199 pounds (545 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |