2002 Ford F-150 Lightning Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2002 Ford F-150 Lightning is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Ford F-150 tire size.

P295/45ZR18/LL 101W

Simplified Size:  295-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2002 Ford F-150 Lightning is P295/45ZR18/LL 101W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2002 Ford F-150 Lightning's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
295

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 295 millimeters.

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 132 millimeters.

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.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter.

LL

The mark of LL means light load.  The tire is for light usage and loads.

101

This tire has a load index of 101, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1815 pounds (825 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

W

This tire has a speed rating of W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

2002 Ford F-150 Lightning - Similar Models

The 2002 Ford F-150 Lightning has similar models that may have different tire sizes.

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