# 2006 Dodge Dakota Tire Size

Your Dodge was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2006 Dodge Dakota, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Dodge Dakota'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

### 2006 Dodge Dakota

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2006 Dodge Dakota 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 Dodge Dakota.

Trim Options:

### Laramie 4x4 w/TRX4 Pkg.SLT 4x4 (D/E Pkg.) w/TRX4 Pkg.

## LT265/70R16/D 117

### Simplified Size: 265-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Dodge Dakota is **LT265/70R16/D 117Q**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Dodge Dakota's tire size is shown below.

LT | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. | ||||||

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

117 | This tire has a load index of 117, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2827 pounds (1285 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

D | The mark of D denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of D means that the tire has a ply rating of 8. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads. | ||||||

70 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 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 Q, which means 99 mph (160 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### SLT 4x2 (D Pkg.)SLT 4x4 (D Pkg.)ST 4x2ST 4x2 w/aluminum wheelsST 4x4ST 4x4 w/aluminum wheels

## P245/70R16 106

### Simplified Size: 245-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Dodge Dakota is **P245/70R16 106S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Dodge Dakota's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters. | ||||||

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

106 | This tire has a load index of 106, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2090 pounds (950 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

70 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 171 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 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:

### Laramie 4x2SLT 4x2 (D Pkg.)SLT 4x2 (E Pkg.)

## P255/65R16 106

### Simplified Size: 255-65-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Dodge Dakota is **P255/65R16 106S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Dodge Dakota's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters. | ||||||

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

106 | This tire has a load index of 106, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2090 pounds (950 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 165 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 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:

### Laramie 4x2 w/TRX Pkg.Laramie 4x4SLT 4x2 (D/E Pkg.) w/TRX Pkg.SLT 4x4 (D Pkg.)SLT 4x4 (E Pkg.)ST 4x2 w/TRX Pkg.

## P265/70R16 111

### Simplified Size: 265-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Dodge Dakota is **P265/70R16 111S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Dodge Dakota's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. | ||||||

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

111 | This tire has a load index of 111, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2398 pounds (1090 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

70 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 millimeters. | ||||||

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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. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2006 Dodge Dakota

The original tire size for your 2006 Dodge Dakota is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Dodge Dakota's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### Laramie 4x2Laramie 4x4SLT 4x2 (D Pkg.)SLT 4x2 (E Pkg.)SLT 4x4 (D Pkg.)SLT 4x4 (E Pkg.)

## P265/65R17 110

### Simplified Size: 265-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Dodge Dakota is **P265/65R17 110S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Dodge Dakota's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. | ||||||

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

110 | This tire has a load index of 110, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2332 pounds (1060 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 172 millimeters. | ||||||

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