2006 Nissan Altima Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Nissan Altima'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 Nissan Altima

 

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

Trim Options:

2.5S 2.5SL 3.5

P215/60R16 94T

Simplified Size:  215-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Nissan Altima is P215/60R16 94T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Nissan Altima's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 129 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
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16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 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.

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.

17-Inch Rims

2006 Nissan Altima

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2006 Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima.

Trim Options:

SE 3.5 (Automatic)

P215/55R17 93H

Simplified Size:  215-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Nissan Altima is P215/55R17 93H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Nissan Altima's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

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

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 118 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.

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

SE 3.5 (Manual)

P215/55R17 93V

Simplified Size:  215-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Nissan Altima is P215/55R17 93V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Nissan Altima's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

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

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 118 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.

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

V

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.

18-Inch Rims

2006 Nissan Altima

 

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

Trim Options:

SE-R

225/45ZR18 91Y

Simplified Size:  225-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2006 Nissan Altima is 225/45ZR18 91Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2006 Nissan Altima's tire size is shown below.

225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 101 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter.

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.

Y

This tire has a speed rating of Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.