1996 Ford F-150 Special Tire Size

Your Ford was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 1996 Ford F-150 Special, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Ford F-150's rim size is the number to the right of the R.  In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16-inch rims.

Rim Size Selection

Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.

15-Inch Rims

1996 Ford F-150 Special

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1996 Ford F-150 Special 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 1996 Ford F-150 Special.

Trim Options:

4x2

P215/75R15 100S

Simplified Size:  215-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Ford F-150 Special is P215/75R15 100S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Ford F-150 Special'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.

75

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 161 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
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15

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

100

This tire has a load index of 100, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1760 pounds (800 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.

Trim Options:

4x24x2 Super Cab4x44x4 Super Cab

P235/75R15/XL 108S

Simplified Size:  235-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Ford F-150 Special is P235/75R15/XL 108S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Ford F-150 Special's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters.

75

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 176 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
15

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

XL

The mark of XL means extra load.  A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load.

108

This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 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.

Trim Options:

4x4

P265/75R15 112S

Simplified Size:  265-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Ford F-150 Special is P265/75R15 112S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Ford F-150 Special's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters.

75

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 198 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
15

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

112

This tire has a load index of 112, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2464 pounds (1120 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.

17-Inch Rims

1996 Ford F-150 Special

 

The original tire size for your 1996 Ford F-150 Special is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Ford F-150's' tire size.

Trim Options:

4x2 w/Performance Pkg.

P275/60R17 110H

Simplified Size:  275-60-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Ford F-150 Special is P275/60R17 110H.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Ford F-150 Special'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.

60

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 165 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
17

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

110

This tire has a load index of 110, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2332 pounds (1060 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

1996 Ford F-150 Special - Similar Models

The 1996 Ford F-150 Special has similar models that may have different tire sizes.

1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer1996 Ford F-150 XL1996 Ford F-150 XLT