1988 Mitsubishi Starion Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1988 Mitsubishi Starion 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 1988 Mitsubishi Starion.

Trim Options:

ESiESi w/aluminum wheelsESi-RESi-R w/aluminum wheels

205/55R16(Front)

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Mitsubishi Starion is 205/55VR16 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Mitsubishi Starion's tire size is shown below.

205

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

55

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 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
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16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

ESiESi w/aluminum wheelsESi-RESi-R w/aluminum wheels

225/50R16(Rear)

Simplified Size:  225-50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Mitsubishi Starion is 205/55VR16 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Mitsubishi Starion's tire size is shown below.

225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters.

50

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 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
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

ESi w/Sport SuspensionESi w/Sport Suspension & aluminum wheelsESi-R w/Sport SuspensionESi-R w/Sport Suspension & aluminum wheels

225/50R16(Front)

Simplified Size:  225-50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Mitsubishi Starion is 225/50VR16 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Mitsubishi Starion's tire size is shown below.

225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters.

50

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 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
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

ESi w/Sport SuspensionESi w/Sport Suspension & aluminum wheelsESi-R w/Sport SuspensionESi-R w/Sport Suspension & aluminum wheels

245/45R16(Rear)

Simplified Size:  245-45-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Mitsubishi Starion is 225/50VR16 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Mitsubishi Starion's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters.

45

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 45%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 45% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 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
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.