1996 Mazda MX-6 Tire Size

Your Mazda was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 1996 Mazda MX-6, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Mazda MX-6'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.

14-Inch Rims

1996 Mazda MX-6

 

The original tire size for your 1996 Mazda MX-6 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mazda MX-6's' tire size.

P195/65R14 88S

Simplified Size:  195-65-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mazda MX-6 is P195/65R14 88S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mazda MX-6'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.

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 126 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.

88

This tire has a load index of 88, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1232 pounds (560 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.

15-Inch Rims

1996 Mazda MX-6

 

The original tire size for your 1996 Mazda MX-6 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mazda MX-6's' tire size.

Trim Options:

LSM Edition

P205/55R15 87V

Simplified Size:  205-55-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mazda MX-6 is P205/55R15 87V.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mazda MX-6's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters.

55

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 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.

87

This tire has a load index of 87, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1199 pounds (545 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

V

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.