# 1997 Acura NSX Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1997 Acura NSX is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Acura NSX tire size.

## 215/45ZR16(Front)

### Simplified Size: 215-45-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1997 Acura NSX is **215/45ZR16 (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1997 Acura NSX's tire size is shown below.

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

45 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 45%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 45% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 96 millimeters. | ||||||

Z | This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h). A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating. | ||||||

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

## 245/40ZR17(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 245-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1997 Acura NSX is **215/45ZR16 (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1997 Acura NSX's tire size is shown below.

245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters. | ||||||

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 98 millimeters. | ||||||

Z | This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h). A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating. | ||||||

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