2005 Acura RL Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2005 Acura RL is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Acura RL tire size.

P245/50R17 98V

Simplified Size:  245-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Acura RL is P245/50R17 98V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Acura RL's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 122 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.

98

This tire has a load index of 98, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1650 pounds (750 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.