# 1988 Porsche 911 Tire Size

Your Porsche was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 1988 Porsche 911, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Porsche 911'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.

## 15-Inch Rims

### 1988 Porsche 911

The original tire size for your 1988 Porsche 911 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Porsche 911's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### Carrera

## 215/60 R15(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 195-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Porsche 911 is **195/65VR15 V (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Porsche 911's tire size is shown below.

215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

15 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 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 129 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 V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### Carrera

## 195/65 R15(Front)

### Simplified Size: 215-60-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Porsche 911 is **195/65VR15 V (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Porsche 911's tire size is shown below.

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

15 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

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 V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 16-Inch Rims

### 1988 Porsche 911

The original tire size for your 1988 Porsche 911 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Porsche 911's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### Carrera

## 225/50 R16(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Porsche 911 is **205/55VR16 V (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Porsche 911's tire size is shown below.

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

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

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.
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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. |

Trim Options:

### Carrera

## 205/55 R16(Front)

### Simplified Size: 225-50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Porsche 911 is **205/55VR16 V (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Porsche 911's tire size is shown below.

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

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

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. | ||||||

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