2008 Mazda 5 Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2008 Mazda 5 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Mazda 5 tire size.

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205/50R17 89V

Simplified Size:  205-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mazda 5 is 205/50R17 89V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mazda 5's tire size is shown below.


This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters.


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


This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.


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 102 millimeters.


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 V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.