2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Trim Options:

LaredoLimited

P235/65R17 103S

Simplified Size:  235-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee is P235/65R17 103S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 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 152 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.

103

This tire has a load index of 103, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1925 pounds (875 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

LaredoLaredo Rocky Mountain EditionLimited

P245/65R17 105S

Simplified Size:  245-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee is P245/65R17 105S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee'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.

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 159 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.

105

This tire has a load index of 105, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2035 pounds (925 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.