2008 Ford F-150 XL Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2008 Ford F-150 XL 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 2008 Ford F-150 XL.

Trim Options:

w/H.D. Payload Pkg.

LT245/70R17/D 114S

Simplified Size:  245-70-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford F-150 XL is LT245/70R17/D 114S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters.

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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
17

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

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.

114

This tire has a load index of 114, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2596 pounds (1180 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

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:

4x2

P235/70R17/XL 108S

Simplified Size:  235-70-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford F-150 XL is P235/70R17/XL 108S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters.

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 164 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.

XL

The mark of XL means extra load.  A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load.

108

This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

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:

4x4

P235/75R17 108S

Simplified Size:  235-75-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford F-150 XL is P235/75R17 108S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters.

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 176 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.

108

This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

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:

4x2

P255/65R17 108S

Simplified Size:  255-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford F-150 XL is P255/65R17 108S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters.

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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
17

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

108

This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

S

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:

4x4

P255/70R17 110S

Simplified Size:  255-70-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford F-150 XL is P255/70R17 110S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters.

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 178 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.

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.

S

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.