# 2005 Chrysler 300 Tire Size

Your Chrysler was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2005 Chrysler 300, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Chrysler 300'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.

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2005 Chrysler 300

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Chrysler 300's' tire size.

## P215/65R17 98

### Simplified Size: 215-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is **P215/65R17 98T**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Chrysler 300's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 139 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. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of T, which means 118 mph (190 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2005 Chrysler 300

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2005 Chrysler 300 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 2005 Chrysler 300.

Trim Options:

### C LX

## P225/60R18 100

### Simplified Size: 225-60-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is **P225/60R18 100W**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Chrysler 300's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

60 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 135 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

100 | This tire has a load index of 100, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1760 pounds (800 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 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:

### CLimited (AWD)Touring (AWD)

## P225/60R18 99

### Simplified Size: 225-60-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is **P225/60R18 99H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Chrysler 300's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

60 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 135 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 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 H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 20-Inch Rims

### 2005 Chrysler 300

Your 2005 Chrysler 300 was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences. Then pick the best tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300.

Trim Options:

### C SRT8

## 245/45ZR20 99

### Simplified Size: 245-45-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is **245/45ZR20 99Y**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Chrysler 300's tire size is shown below.

245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 110 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 |
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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. | ||||||

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 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. |

Trim Options:

### C SRT8

## 245/45ZR20 99(Front)

### Simplified Size: 245-45-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is **245/45ZR20 99Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Chrysler 300's tire size is shown below.

245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 110 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 |
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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. | ||||||

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 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. |

Trim Options:

### C SRT8

## 255/45ZR20 101(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 255-45-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Chrysler 300 is **245/45ZR20 99Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Chrysler 300's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 114 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 |
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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. | ||||||

101 | This tire has a load index of 101, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1815 pounds (825 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. |