1988 Sterling 825 Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1988 Sterling 825 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Sterling 825 tire size.

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Simplified Size:  195-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1988 Sterling 825 is 195/65VR15.  A color-coded explanation of the 1988 Sterling 825's tire size is shown below.


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


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.


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.


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