1999 Volkswagen Passat Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1999 Volkswagen Passat is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Volkswagen Passat tire size.

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195/65R15 91H

Simplified Size:  195-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1999 Volkswagen Passat is 195/65R15 91H.  A color-coded explanation of the 1999 Volkswagen Passat's tire size is shown below.


This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 millimeters.


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


This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.


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.


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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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.