# 2001 Chevrolet Impala Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Chevrolet Impala 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 2001 Chevrolet Impala.

## P225/60R16 97

### Simplified Size: 225-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Chevrolet Impala is **P225/60R16 97H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Chevrolet Impala's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

97 | This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 135 millimeters. | ||||||

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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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. |

## P225/60R16 97

### Simplified Size: 225-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Chevrolet Impala is **P225/60R16 97S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Chevrolet Impala's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

97 | This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 135 millimeters. | ||||||

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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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. |