# 2010 BMW X5 Tire Size

Your BMW was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2010 BMW X5, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your BMW X5'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.

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2010 BMW X5

Your 2010 BMW X5 was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences. Then pick the best tire size for your 2010 BMW X5.

Trim Options:

### xDrive30ixDrive35dxDrive48i

## 255/55R18/XL 109

### Simplified Size: 255-55-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **255/55R18/XL 109H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 140 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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. | ||||||

109 | This tire has a load index of 109, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2266 pounds (1030 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 H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### xDrive30ixDrive35dxDrive48i

## 255/55R18/XL 109

### Simplified Size: 255-55-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **255/55R18/XL 109V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 140 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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. | ||||||

109 | This tire has a load index of 109, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2266 pounds (1030 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 V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 19-Inch Rims

### 2010 BMW X5

Your 2010 BMW X5 was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences. Then pick the best tire size for your 2010 BMW X5.

Trim Options:

### xDrive30i w/Sport Pkg.xDrive35d w/Sport Pkg.xDrive48i w/Sport Pkg.

## 255/50R19/XL 107

### Simplified Size: 255-50-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **255/50R19/XL 107H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 127 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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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. | ||||||

107 | This tire has a load index of 107, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2145 pounds (975 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 H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### xDrive30i w/Sport Pkg.xDrive35d w/Sport Pkg.xDrive48i w/Sport Pkg.

## 255/50R19/XL 107

### Simplified Size: 255-50-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **255/50R19/XL 107V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 127 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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19 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 inches in diameter. | ||||||

XL | |||||||

107 | This tire has a load index of 107, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2145 pounds (975 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 V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 20-Inch Rims

### 2010 BMW X5

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2010 BMW X5 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 2010 BMW X5.

Trim Options:

### xDrive48i w/Sport Pkg.

## 275/40R20/XL 106(Front)

### Simplified Size: 275-40-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **275/40R20/XL 106W (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

275 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters. | ||||||

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 millimeters. | ||||||

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

XL | |||||||

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 W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### xDrive48i w/Sport Pkg.

## 315/35R20/XL 110(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 315-35-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **275/40R20/XL 106W (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

315 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 315 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 110 millimeters. | ||||||

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

XL | |||||||

110 | This tire has a load index of 110, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2332 pounds (1060 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. |

Trim Options:

### M

## 275/40R20/XL 106(Front)

### Simplified Size: 275-40-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **275/40R20/XL 106Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

275 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters. | ||||||

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 millimeters. | ||||||

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

XL | |||||||

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 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:

### M

## 315/35R20/XL 110(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 315-35-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2010 BMW X5 is **275/40R20/XL 106Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2010 BMW X5's tire size is shown below.

315 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 315 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 110 millimeters. | ||||||

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

XL | |||||||

110 | This tire has a load index of 110, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2332 pounds (1060 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. |