2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Tire Size
Your Dodge was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.
How to Determine Rim Size
Check your existing tires. Your Dodge Ram 1500's rim size is the number to the right of the R. In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16inch rims.
Rim Size Selection
Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.
16Inch Rims
2001 Dodge Ram 1500
There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 that depend upon the trim level. Look for your trim level below to get a colorcoded explanation of your tire size. Then pick the best tire size for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500.
Trim Options:
Laramie 4x2Laramie 4x4 Reg. CabSLTST 4x2ST 4x4 Reg. CabSportWS
P225/75R16/XL 106
Simplified Size: 2257516
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is P225/75R16/XL 106S. A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500's tire size is shown below.
P  This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
 
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.  
XL  The mark of XL means extra load. A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load.  
106  This tire has a load index of 106, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2090 pounds (950 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite.  
75  This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 168 millimeters.  
R  This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
 
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. 
Trim Options:
Laramie 4x2Laramie 4x4 Club Cab/Quad CabLaramie 4x4 Reg. CabSLTST 4x2ST 4x4 Club Cab/Quad CabST 4x4 Reg. CabSportWS
P245/75R16 109
Simplified Size: 2457516
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is P245/75R16 109S. A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500's tire size is shown below.
P  This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
 
245  This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters.  
16  The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.  
109  This tire has a load index of 109, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2266 pounds (1030 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite.  
75  This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 183 millimeters.  
R  This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
 
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. 
Trim Options:
Laramie 4x4 Club Cab/Quad CabLaramie 4x4 Reg. CabSLTST 4x4 Club Cab/Quad CabST 4x4 Reg. CabSport
P265/75R16 114
Simplified Size: 2657516
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is P265/75R16 114S. A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500's tire size is shown below.
P  This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
 
265  This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters.  
16  The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.  
114  This tire has a load index of 114, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2596 pounds (1180 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite.  
75  This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 198 millimeters.  
R  This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
 
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. 
17Inch Rims
2001 Dodge Ram 1500
The original tire size for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a colorcoded explanation of your Dodge Ram 1500's' tire size.
Trim Options:
Laramie 4x4 Club Cab/Quad CabLaramie 4x4 Reg. CabSLTST 4x4 Club Cab/Quad CabST 4x4 Reg. Cab
LT275/70R17/C
Simplified Size: 2757017
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is LT275/70R17/C . A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500's tire size is shown below.
LT  This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
 
275  This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters.  
17  The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.  
C  The mark of C denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of C means that the tire has a ply rating of 6. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.  
70  This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 192 millimeters.  
R  This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
