2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 Tire Size

Your Mercedes-Benz was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300, 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 SLK300'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 SLK300

 

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz SLK300's' tire size.

225/45R17 91W(Front)

Simplified Size:  225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 is 225/45R17 91W (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300'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.

RRadial
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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.

W

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.

245/40R17 91W(Rear)

Simplified Size:  245-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 is 225/45R17 91W (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300'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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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.

W

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.

18-Inch Rims

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300

 

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz SLK300's' tire size.

Trim Options:

w/AMG Sport Pkg.

225/40R18/RF 92Y(Front)

Simplified Size:  225-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 is 225/40R18/RF 92Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300'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

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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.

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.

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:

w/AMG Sport Pkg.

245/35R18/RF 92Y(Rear)

Simplified Size:  245-35-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 is 225/40R18/RF 92Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 85 millimeters.

R

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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.

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.

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.