2008 Ford Taurus Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Ford Taurus'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.

17-Inch Rims

2008 Ford Taurus

 

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

Trim Options:

SEL

P215/60R17 95T

Simplified Size:  215-60-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford Taurus is P215/60R17 95T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford Taurus'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
DDiagonal
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.

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.

18-Inch Rims

2008 Ford Taurus

 

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

Trim Options:

LimitedSEL

P225/55R18 97H

Simplified Size:  225-55-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Ford Taurus is P225/55R18 97H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Ford Taurus's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 123 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
18

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

97

This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 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.

2008 Ford Taurus - Similar Models

The 2008 Ford Taurus has similar models that may have different tire sizes.

2008 Ford Taurus X