1995 Geo Prizm Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1995 Geo Prizm 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 1995 Geo Prizm.

P175/65R14 81S

Simplified Size:  175-65-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1995 Geo Prizm is P175/65R14 81S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1995 Geo Prizm's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
175

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 millimeters.

65

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 113 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.

81

This tire has a load index of 81, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1016 pounds (462 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.

P185/65R14 85S

Simplified Size:  185-65-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1995 Geo Prizm is P185/65R14 85S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1995 Geo Prizm's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
185

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 millimeters.

65

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 120 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.

85

This tire has a load index of 85, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1133 pounds (515 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.