# 2006 BMW 525xi Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2006 BMW 525xi 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 2006 BMW 525xi.

## 225/50R17 94

### Simplified Size: 225-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 BMW 525xi is **225/50R17 94V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 BMW 525xi's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

50 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

94 | This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 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. |

## 225/50R17 94

### Simplified Size: 225-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 BMW 525xi is **225/50R17 94W**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 BMW 525xi's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

50 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

94 | This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 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:

### w/Sport Pkg.

## 245/45R17 95

### Simplified Size: 245-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 BMW 525xi is **245/45R17 95W**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 BMW 525xi'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. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

95 | This tire has a load index of 95, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1518 pounds (690 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. |