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 96Y(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.

RRadial
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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.

Y

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 98Y(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.

RRadial
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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.

Y

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 98Y(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.

RRadial
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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.

Y

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 102Y(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.

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.

RRadial
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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.

Y

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.