# 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 Tire Size

Your Mercedes-Benz was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300, 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 C300'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.

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 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 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300.

Trim Options:

### 4Matic LuxuryLuxury

## 225/45R17 91

### Simplified Size: 225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/45R17 91H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300's tire size is shown below.

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

45 | 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 101 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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:

### 4Matic SportSport

## 225/45R17 91(Front)

### Simplified Size: 225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/45R17 91H (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300's tire size is shown below.

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

45 | 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 101 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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:

### 4Matic SportSport

## 245/40R17 91(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 245-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/45R17 91H (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300's tire size is shown below.

245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 98 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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. |

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300

Your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 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 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300.

Trim Options:

### 4Matic SportSport

## 225/40R18/XL 92(Front)

### Simplified Size: 225-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/40R18/XL 92H (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 90 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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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. | ||||||

92 | This tire has a load index of 92, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1386 pounds (630 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

Trim Options:

### 4Matic SportSport

## 255/35R18/XL 94(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 255-35-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/40R18/XL 92H (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300'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. | ||||||

R |
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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. | ||||||

94 | 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. | ||||||

Trim Options:

### 4Matic SportSport

## 225/40ZR18/XL 92(Front)

### Simplified Size: 225-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/40ZR18/XL 92Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 90 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 |
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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. | ||||||

92 | This tire has a load index of 92, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1386 pounds (630 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:

### 4Matic SportSport

## 255/35ZR18/XL 94(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 255-35-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 is **225/40ZR18/XL 92Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300'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 |
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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

XL | |||||||

94 | 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 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. |