# 2009 GMC Canyon Tire Size

Your GMC was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2009 GMC Canyon, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your GMC Canyon'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.

## 16-Inch Rims

### 2009 GMC Canyon

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2009 GMC Canyon that depend upon the trim level. Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size. Then pick the best tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon.

Trim Options:

### SLE 4x2SLT 4x2WT 4x2

## P215/70R16 99

### Simplified Size: 215-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon is **P215/70R16 99S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 GMC Canyon's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

70 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 150 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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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 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 S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### SLE 4x4SLT 4x4WT 4x4

## P235/75R16 106

### Simplified Size: 235-75-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon is **P235/75R16 106S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 GMC Canyon's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. | ||||||

75 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 176 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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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

106 | This tire has a load index of 106, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2090 pounds (950 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 S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2009 GMC Canyon

The original tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your GMC Canyon's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### SLE Z71 4x2SLE Z71 4x4

## P265/70R17 113

### Simplified Size: 265-70-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon is **P265/70R17 113S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 GMC Canyon's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. | ||||||

70 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 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. | ||||||

113 | This tire has a load index of 113, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2530 pounds (1150 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 S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2009 GMC Canyon

The original tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your GMC Canyon's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### SLE ZQ8

## P235/50R18 97

### Simplified Size: 235-50-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 GMC Canyon is **P235/50R18 97W**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 GMC Canyon's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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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 |
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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

97 | This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 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 W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |