1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Mitsubishi Eclipse'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 Mitsubishi Eclipse

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 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 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Trim Options:

RS

195/70HR14

Simplified Size:  195-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse is 195/70HR14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse's tire size is shown below.

195

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 millimeters.

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 136 millimeters.

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.

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.

P185/70R14 87H

Simplified Size:  185-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse is P185/70R14 87H.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse'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.

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 129 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.

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.

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.

Trim Options:

Spyder GS

P195/70R14 90H

Simplified Size:  195-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse is P195/70R14 90H.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse'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.

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 136 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.

90

This tire has a load index of 90, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1320 pounds (600 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.

16-Inch Rims

1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 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 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Trim Options:

GSX (Automatic)

205/55VR16

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse is 205/55VR16.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse's tire size is shown below.

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.

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.

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
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

GSX (Manual)

215/55VR16

Simplified Size:  215-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse is 215/55VR16.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 118 millimeters.

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.

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
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

GSGSTSpyder GSSpyder GST

P205/55R16 89H

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse is P205/55R16 89H.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse'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
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

89

This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 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.