1996 Oldsmobile Achieva Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Oldsmobile Achieva'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 Oldsmobile Achieva

 

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

Trim Options:

SSL

P195/70R14 90S

Simplified Size:  195-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva is P195/70R14 90S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva'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
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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.

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 Oldsmobile Achieva

 

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

Trim Options:

SSL

P195/65R15 89S

Simplified Size:  195-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva is P195/65R15 89S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva'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
15

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

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.

16-Inch Rims

1996 Oldsmobile Achieva

 

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

Trim Options:

SC

P205/55R16 89S

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva is P205/55R16 89S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva'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.

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.