2003 Cadillac CTS Tire Size

Your Cadillac was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2003 Cadillac CTS, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Cadillac CTS'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.

16-Inch Rims

2003 Cadillac CTS

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2003 Cadillac CTS 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 2003 Cadillac CTS.

P225/55R16 94H

Simplified Size:  225-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Cadillac CTS is P225/55R16 94H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

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

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 123 millimeters.

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
16

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

94

This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

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.

Trim Options:

Luxury

P225/55R16 94V

Simplified Size:  225-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Cadillac CTS is P225/55R16 94V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

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

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 123 millimeters.

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
16

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

94

This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

V

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.

17-Inch Rims

2003 Cadillac CTS

 

The original tire size for your 2003 Cadillac CTS is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Cadillac CTS's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Luxury Sport

P225/50R17 93W

Simplified Size:  225-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Cadillac CTS is P225/50R17 93W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

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

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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
17

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

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 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.