1998 Cadillac Catera Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1998 Cadillac Catera is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Cadillac Catera tire size.

P225/55R16 94H

Simplified Size:  225-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1998 Cadillac Catera is P225/55R16 94H.  A color-coded explanation of the 1998 Cadillac Catera'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.

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 123 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.

94

This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 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.