2008 Scion xB Tire Size

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

P205/55R16 89H

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Scion xB is P205/55R16 89H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Scion xB's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.

89

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.

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.