# 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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 Monte Carlo.

Trim Options:

### SS

## 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 Monte Carlo is **P225/60R16 97H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo'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. |

Trim Options:

### LS

## 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 Monte Carlo is **P225/60R16 97S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo'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. |