# 2001 Pontiac Aztek Tire Size

Your Pontiac was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2001 Pontiac Aztek, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Pontiac Aztek's rim size is the number to the right of the R. In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16-inch rims.

## Rim Size Selection

Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.

## 15-Inch Rims

### 2001 Pontiac Aztek

The original tire size for your 2001 Pontiac Aztek is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Pontiac Aztek's' tire size.

## P215/70R15 97

### Simplified Size: 215-70-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Pontiac Aztek is **P215/70R15 97S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Pontiac Aztek's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

15 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 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. | ||||||

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 150 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. |

## 16-Inch Rims

### 2001 Pontiac Aztek

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Pontiac Aztek 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 Pontiac Aztek.

Trim Options:

### GT

## P215/65R16 96

### Simplified Size: 215-65-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Pontiac Aztek is **P215/65R16 96S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Pontiac Aztek's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

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

96 | This tire has a load index of 96, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1562 pounds (710 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

65 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 65% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 139 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. |

Trim Options:

### GT w/ISC Pkg.

## P215/70R16 99

### Simplified Size: 215-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Pontiac Aztek is **P215/70R16 99S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Pontiac Aztek's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

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

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 150 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. |