# 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 Tire Size

Your Mercedes-Benz was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Mercedes-Benz S600'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.

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600

Your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences. Then pick the best tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600.

## 255/45R18 99(Front)

### Simplified Size: 255-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is **255/45R18 99H (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 114 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 275/45R18 103(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 275-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is **255/45R18 99H (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600's tire size is shown below.

275 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 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 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.
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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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. | ||||||

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. |

## 255/45R18 99(Front)

### Simplified Size: 255-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is **255/45R18 99Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 114 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 275/45R18 103(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 275-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is **255/45R18 99Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600's tire size is shown below.

275 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 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 123 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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. | ||||||

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. |

## 19-Inch Rims

### 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz S600's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### w/Sport Pkg.

## 255/40R19 96(Front)

### Simplified Size: 255-40-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is **255/40R19 96Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600's tire size is shown below.

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

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 102 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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19 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 inches in diameter. | ||||||

96 | This tire has a load index of 96, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1562 pounds (710 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

Trim Options:

### w/Sport Pkg.

## 275/40R19 101(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 275-40-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600 is **255/40R19 96Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600's tire size is shown below.

275 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters. | ||||||

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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19 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 inches in diameter. | ||||||

101 | This tire has a load index of 101, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1815 pounds (825 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||