2005 Volvo XC70 Tire Size
The original tire size for your 2005 Volvo XC70 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Volvo XC70 tire size.
The original tire size for your 2005 Volvo XC70 is 215/65R16 98V. A color-coded explanation of the 2005 Volvo XC70's tire size is shown below.
This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters.
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.
This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.
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 V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous.