1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 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 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport.

Trim Options:

LS w/aluminum wheelsLS w/aluminum wheels (Max. Load)XLSXLS (Max. Load)

265/70R15 110S

Simplified Size:  265-70-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport is 265/70R15 110S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport's tire size is shown below.

265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 185 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.

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.

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.

Trim Options:

ESES (Max. Load)LS w/steel wheelsLS w/steel wheels (Max. Load)

P225/75R15 102S

Simplified Size:  225-75-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport is P225/75R15 102S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 168 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.

102

This tire has a load index of 102, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1870 pounds (850 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.

1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport - Similar Models

The 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport has similar models that may have different tire sizes.

1997 Mitsubishi Montero