2008 Porsche Cayman Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Porsche Cayman'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 Porsche Cayman

 

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

205/55R17 91Y(Front)

Simplified Size:  205-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Porsche Cayman is 205/55R17 91Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Porsche Cayman's tire size is shown below.

205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 112 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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17

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

91

This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

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.

235/50R17 96Y(Rear)

Simplified Size:  235-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Porsche Cayman is 205/55R17 91Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Porsche Cayman's tire size is shown below.

235

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

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 117 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
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17

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

Y

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.

18-Inch Rims

2008 Porsche Cayman

 

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

235/40ZR18 (91Y)(Front)

Simplified Size:  235-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Porsche Cayman is 235/40ZR18 (91Y) (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Porsche Cayman's tire size is shown below.

235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 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 94 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
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18

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

91

This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

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.

265/40ZR18/RF (101Y)(Rear)

Simplified Size:  265-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Porsche Cayman is 235/40ZR18 (91Y) (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Porsche Cayman's tire size is shown below.

265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 106 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
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18

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

RF

The mark of RF indicates that the tire is reinforced.  This means it can handle a higher inflation pressure than a standard tire, which increases its maximum load.

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.

Y

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 Porsche Cayman

 

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

235/35ZR19 (87Y)(Front)

Simplified Size:  235-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Porsche Cayman is 235/35ZR19 (87Y) (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Porsche Cayman's tire size is shown below.

235

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

35

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 35% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 82 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
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19

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

87

This tire has a load index of 87, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1199 pounds (545 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

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.

265/35ZR19 (94Y)(Rear)

Simplified Size:  265-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Porsche Cayman is 235/35ZR19 (87Y) (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Porsche Cayman's tire size is shown below.

265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters.

35

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 35% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 92 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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
19

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

94

This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

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.