# 2005 Saab 9-2X Tire Size

Your Saab was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2005 Saab 9-2X, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Saab 9-2X'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.

## 16-Inch Rims

### 2005 Saab 9-2X

The original tire size for your 2005 Saab 9-2X is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Saab 9-2X's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### AeroLinear

## P205/55R16 89

### Simplified Size: 205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Saab 9-2X is **P205/55R16 89V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Saab 9-2X's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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205 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters. | ||||||

16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

89 | This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

55 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 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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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. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2005 Saab 9-2X

The original tire size for your 2005 Saab 9-2X is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Saab 9-2X's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### Aero

## 215/45R17/XL 91

### Simplified Size: 215-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2005 Saab 9-2X is **215/45R17/XL 91W**. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Saab 9-2X's tire size is shown below.

215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

XL | The mark of XL means extra load. A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load. | ||||||

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 96 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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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. |