1989 Nissan Van Tire Size

Your 1989 Nissan Van was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 1989 Nissan Van.

P195/70R14

Simplified Size:  195-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1989 Nissan Van is P195/70R14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1989 Nissan Van's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
195

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 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 136 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
14

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

P205/70R14

Simplified Size:  205-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1989 Nissan Van is P205/70R14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1989 Nissan Van's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 143 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
14

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