# 2008 Dodge Nitro Tire Size

Your Dodge was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2008 Dodge Nitro, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Dodge Nitro'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

### 2008 Dodge Nitro

The original tire size for your 2008 Dodge Nitro is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Dodge Nitro's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### SXT (B Pkg.)SXT (C Pkg.)

## P225/75R16 104

### Simplified Size: 225-75-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Dodge Nitro is **P225/75R16 104S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Dodge Nitro's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

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

104 | This tire has a load index of 104, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1980 pounds (900 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

75 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 168 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. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2008 Dodge Nitro

The original tire size for your 2008 Dodge Nitro is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Dodge Nitro's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### SLTSXT (C Pkg.)

## P235/65R17 103

### Simplified Size: 235-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Dodge Nitro is **P235/65R17 103S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Dodge Nitro's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. | ||||||

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

103 | This tire has a load index of 103, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1925 pounds (875 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 152 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. |

## 20-Inch Rims

### 2008 Dodge Nitro

The original tire size for your 2008 Dodge Nitro is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Dodge Nitro's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### R/TSLT

## P245/50R20 102

### Simplified Size: 245-50-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Dodge Nitro is **P245/50R20 102S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Dodge Nitro'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. | ||||||

20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. | ||||||

102 | This tire has a load index of 102, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1870 pounds (850 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 122 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. |