1994 Mazda B2300 Tire Size

Your 1994 Mazda B2300 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 1994 Mazda B2300.

P195/70R14 90S

Simplified Size:  195-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Mazda B2300 is P195/70R14 90S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Mazda B2300'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.

90

This tire has a load index of 90, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1320 pounds (600 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

P215/70R14 96S

Simplified Size:  215-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Mazda B2300 is P215/70R14 96S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Mazda B2300's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 150 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.

96

This tire has a load index of 96, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1562 pounds (710 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.