2003 Saab 9-3 Tire Size

Your Saab was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2003 Saab 9-3, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Saab 9-3'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

2003 Saab 9-3

 

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Saab 9-3's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Linear

205/65R15 94H

Simplified Size:  205-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is 205/65R15 94H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Saab 9-3's tire size is shown below.

205

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

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 133 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
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15

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

16-Inch Rims

2003 Saab 9-3

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2003 Saab 9-3 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 Saab 9-3.

Trim Options:

SE

205/55R16 91V

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is 205/55R16 91V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Saab 9-3's tire size is shown below.

205

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

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.

Trim Options:

Arc

215/55R16 93H

Simplified Size:  215-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is 215/55R16 93H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Saab 9-3's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 118 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
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16

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

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.

17-Inch Rims

2003 Saab 9-3

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2003 Saab 9-3 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 Saab 9-3.

Trim Options:

SE

215/45ZR17/RF 91W

Simplified Size:  215-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is 215/45ZR17/RF 91W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Saab 9-3's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 96 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
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DDiagonal
17

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

RF

The mark of RF indicates that the tire is reinforced.  This means it can handle a higher inflation pressure than a standard tire, which increases its maximum load.

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.

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.

Trim Options:

Linear

225/45R17/RF 94W

Simplified Size:  225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is 225/45R17/RF 94W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Saab 9-3's tire size is shown below.

225

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
17

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

RF

The mark of RF indicates that the tire is reinforced.  This means it can handle a higher inflation pressure than a standard tire, which increases its maximum load.

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.

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.

Trim Options:

ArcVector

225/45ZR17/RF 94W

Simplified Size:  225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2003 Saab 9-3 is 225/45ZR17/RF 94W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2003 Saab 9-3's tire size is shown below.

225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 101 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
17

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

RF

The mark of RF indicates that the tire is reinforced.  This means it can handle a higher inflation pressure than a standard tire, which increases its maximum load.

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.

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.