# 1995 Ford Thunderbird Tire Size

Your 1995 Ford Thunderbird 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 1995 Ford Thunderbird.

Trim Options:

### LX

## P205/70R15 95

### Simplified Size: 205-70-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1995 Ford Thunderbird is **P205/70R15 95S**. A color-coded explanation of the 1995 Ford Thunderbird's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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205 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters. | ||||||

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

95 | This tire has a load index of 95, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1518 pounds (690 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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.
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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. |

Trim Options:

### LX

## P215/70R15 97

### Simplified Size: 215-70-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1995 Ford Thunderbird is **P215/70R15 97T**. A color-coded explanation of the 1995 Ford Thunderbird's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

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

97 | This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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.
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This tire has a speed rating of T, which means 118 mph (190 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |