# 2004 Acura NSX Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2004 Acura NSX is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Acura NSX tire size.

## 215/40R17 83(Front)

### Simplified Size: 215-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2004 Acura NSX is **215/40R17 83Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2004 Acura NSX's tire size is shown below.

215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 86 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

83 | This tire has a load index of 83, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1071 pounds (487 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 255/40R17 94(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 255-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2004 Acura NSX is **215/40R17 83Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2004 Acura NSX's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters. | ||||||

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 102 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 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. | ||||||

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. |