# 1996 Ford F-150 XLT Tire Size

Your Ford was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 1996 Ford F-150 XLT, 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 XLT

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

Trim Options:

### 4x2

## P215/75R15 100

### Simplified Size: 215-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

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

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.
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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. | ||||||

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 108

### Simplified Size: 235-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

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

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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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.
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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. | ||||||

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 112

### Simplified Size: 265-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

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

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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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.
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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. | ||||||

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 XLT

The original tire size for your 1996 Ford F-150 XLT 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 110

### Simplified Size: 275-60-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

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

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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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. | ||||||

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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. | ||||||

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 XLT - Similar Models

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

1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer1996 Ford F-150 Special1996 Ford F-150 XL