2001 Volvo C70 Tire Size
Your Volvo was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2001 Volvo C70, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.
How to Determine Rim Size
Check your existing tires. Your Volvo C70'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 Volvo C70
There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Volvo C70 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 Volvo C70.
Trim Options:
LT Convertible
205/55R16 91
Simplified Size: 2055516
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Volvo C70 is 205/55R16 91V. A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Volvo C70'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.
 
This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. 
Trim Options:
CoupeHT Convertible
225/50R16 92
Simplified Size: 2255016
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Volvo C70 is 225/50R16 92V. A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Volvo C70's tire size is shown below.
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.  
92  This tire has a load index of 92, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1386 pounds (630 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite.  
50  This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% 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.
 
This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. 
17Inch Rims
2001 Volvo C70
There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Volvo C70 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 Volvo C70.
Trim Options:
HT ConvertibleLT Convertible
225/45R17 91
Simplified Size: 2254517
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Volvo C70 is 225/45R17 91Y. A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Volvo C70'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.
 
This tire has a speed rating of Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. 
Trim Options:
Coupe
225/45ZR17
Simplified Size: 2254517
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2001 Volvo C70 is 225/45ZR17 . A colorcoded explanation of the 2001 Volvo C70'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.  
Z  This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h). A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.  
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.
