1994 Chevy Corvette Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1994 Chevy Corvette 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 1994 Chevy Corvette.

Trim Options:

ConvertibleCoupe

P255/45ZR17(Front)

Simplified Size:  255-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Chevy Corvette is P255/45ZR17 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Chevy Corvette's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 114 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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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17

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

ConvertibleCoupe

P285/40ZR17(Rear)

Simplified Size:  285-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Chevy Corvette is P255/45ZR17 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Chevy Corvette's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
285

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters.

40

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 114 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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
17

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

ZR-1

P275/40ZR17(Front)

Simplified Size:  275-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Chevy Corvette is P275/40ZR17 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Chevy Corvette's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
275

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters.

40

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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
17

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

ZR-1

P315/35ZR17(Rear)

Simplified Size:  315-35-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Chevy Corvette is P275/40ZR17 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Chevy Corvette's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
315

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 315 millimeters.

35

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 35% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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
17

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.