1999 Oldsmobile Aurora Tire Size

Your 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora.

P235/60R16 99S

Simplified Size:  235-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora is P235/60R16 99S.  A color-coded explanation of the 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters.

60

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 141 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.

99

This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 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.

P235/60R16 99V

Simplified Size:  235-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora is P235/60R16 99V.  A color-coded explanation of the 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters.

60

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 141 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.

99

This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

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.