1988 BMW 325is Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1988 BMW 325is is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best BMW 325is tire size.

195/65VR14

Simplified Size:  195-65-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 BMW 325is is 195/65VR14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1988 BMW 325is's tire size is shown below.

195

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 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 126 millimeters.

V

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
14

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