2011 Saab 9-5 Tire Size

Your Saab was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2011 Saab 9-5, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Saab 9-5'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 Saab 9-5

 

The original tire size for your 2011 Saab 9-5 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Saab 9-5's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Turbo4

225/55R17 97H

Simplified Size:  225-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Saab 9-5 is 225/55R17 97H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Saab 9-5's tire size is shown below.

225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 123 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.

97

This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

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 Saab 9-5

 

The original tire size for your 2011 Saab 9-5 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Saab 9-5's' tire size.

Trim Options:

AeroTurbo4 PremiumTurbo6

245/45R18/XL 100H

Simplified Size:  245-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Saab 9-5 is 245/45R18/XL 100H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Saab 9-5's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 110 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
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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.

100

This tire has a load index of 100, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1760 pounds (800 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

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.

19-Inch Rims

2011 Saab 9-5

 

The original tire size for your 2011 Saab 9-5 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Saab 9-5's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Aero

245/40R19/RF 98Y

Simplified Size:  245-40-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Saab 9-5 is 245/40R19/RF 98Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Saab 9-5'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
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.