2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Mercedes-Benz ML430 tire size.

275/55R17 109H

Simplified Size:  275-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 is 275/55R17 109H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430's tire size is shown below.


This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters.


The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.


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.


This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 151 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.