# 2001 Avanti II Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2001 Avanti II is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Avanti II tire size.

## 235/45ZR17 93(Front)

### Simplified Size: 235-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Avanti II is **235/45ZR17 93W (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Avanti II's tire size is shown below.

235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 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 105 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. | ||||||

93 | This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 255/50ZR17 101(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 255-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Avanti II is **235/45ZR17 93W (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Avanti II's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters. | ||||||

50 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 127 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. | ||||||

101 | This tire has a load index of 101, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1815 pounds (825 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |