2009 Honda Element Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Honda Element'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 Honda Element

 

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

Trim Options:

EXLX

P215/70R16 99S

Simplified Size:  215-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

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

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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.

S

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 Honda Element

 

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

Trim Options:

SC

P225/55R18 97H

Simplified Size:  225-55-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 Honda Element is P225/55R18 97H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2009 Honda Element's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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.

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.