2005 Lincoln Town Car Tire Size

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

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P225/60R17 98T

Simplified Size:  225-60-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Lincoln Town Car is P225/60R17 98T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
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.

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.

T

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.