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 83Y(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.

RRadial
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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.

Y

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 94Y(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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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.

Y

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.