# 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan Tire Size

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

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Volkswagen Tiguan'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.

## 16-Inch Rims

### 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan

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

Trim Options:

### SS 4Motion

## 215/65R16 98

### Simplified Size: 215-65-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan is **215/65R16 98H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

65 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 65% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 139 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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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. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan

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

Trim Options:

### SESE 4Motion

## 235/55R17 99

### Simplified Size: 235-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan is **235/55R17 99H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

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

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

99 | This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 129 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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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 Volkswagen Tiguan

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan 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 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Trim Options:

### SESE 4MotionSELSEL 4Motion

## 235/50R18 97

### Simplified Size: 235-50-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan is **235/50R18 97H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

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

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

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 117 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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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:

### SELSEL 4Motion

## 235/50R18 97

### Simplified Size: 235-50-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan is **235/50R18 97V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

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

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

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 117 millimeters. | ||||||

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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. |