2009 Saab 9-5 Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2009 Saab 9-5 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Saab 9-5 tire size.

Trim Options:

2.3t Sedan2.3t SportCombiAero SedanAero SportCombiGriffin SedanGriffin SportCombi

P235/45R17 94V

Simplified Size:  235-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2009 Saab 9-5 is P235/45R17 94V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2009 Saab 9-5's tire size is shown below.


This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters.


The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter.


This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.


This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 45%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 45% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 105 millimeters.


This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

BBias Belt

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.