# 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Tire Size

Your Mercedes-Benz was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG'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.

## 19-Inch Rims

### 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

The original tire size for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG's' tire size.

## 255/35ZR19/XL 96(Front)

### Simplified Size: 255-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is **255/35ZR19/XL 96Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 89 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.
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19 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 inches in diameter. | ||||||

XL | The mark of XL means extra load. A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

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. |

## 285/30ZR19/XL 98(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 285-30-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is **255/35ZR19/XL 96Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG's tire size is shown below.

285 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters. | ||||||

30 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 30%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 30% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 85 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.
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19 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 inches in diameter. | ||||||

XL | The mark of XL means extra load. A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load. | ||||||

98 | This tire has a load index of 98, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1650 pounds (750 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 Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 19-20-Inch Rims

### 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

The original tire size for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### Black Series

## 265/35ZR19/RF 98(Front)

### Simplified Size: 265-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is **265/35ZR19/RF 98Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG'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.
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19 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 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. | ||||||

98 | This tire has a load index of 98, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1650 pounds (750 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 Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### Black Series

## 325/30ZR20 102(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 325-30-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is **265/35ZR19/RF 98Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG's tire size is shown below.

325 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 325 millimeters. | ||||||

30 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 30%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 30% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 97 millimeters. | ||||||

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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. | ||||||

102 | This tire has a load index of 102, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1870 pounds (850 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||