1990 BMW 525i Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1990 BMW 525i is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best BMW 525i tire size.

205/65 VR15

Simplified Size:  205-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1990 BMW 525i is 205/65VR15 V.  A color-coded explanation of the 1990 BMW 525i's tire size is shown below.


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


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


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 133 millimeters.


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.