2008 Smart Fortwo Tire Size

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

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155/60R15 74T(Front)

Simplified Size:  155-60-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Smart Fortwo is 155/60R15 74T (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Smart Fortwo's tire size is shown below.

155

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 155 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 93 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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15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.

74

This tire has a load index of 74, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 825 pounds (375 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.

Trim Options:

PassionPassion CabrioPure

175/55R15 77T(Rear)

Simplified Size:  175-55-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2008 Smart Fortwo is 155/60R15 74T (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2008 Smart Fortwo's tire size is shown below.

175

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 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 96 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
15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.

77

This tire has a load index of 77, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 906 pounds (412 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.