# 2001 Volkswagen Golf Tire Size

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

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Volkswagen Golf'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 Volkswagen Golf

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

Trim Options:

### GLGLSGLS 1.8TGTI GLS

## 195/65R15 91

### Simplified Size: 195-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Volkswagen Golf is **195/65R15 91H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Volkswagen Golf's tire size is shown below.

195 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 millimeters. | ||||||

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

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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 126 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. |

## 16-Inch Rims

### 2001 Volkswagen Golf

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

Trim Options:

### GTI GLX

## 205/55R16 91

### Simplified Size: 205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Volkswagen Golf is **205/55R16 91H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Volkswagen Golf's tire size is shown below.

205 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters. | ||||||

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

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

55 | 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 112 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. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2001 Volkswagen Golf

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

Trim Options:

### GLS 1.8TGTI GLSGTI GLX

## 225/45R17 91

### Simplified Size: 225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Volkswagen Golf is **225/45R17 91H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Volkswagen Golf's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

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

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

45 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 45%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 45% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 101 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. |