# 2012 Ford F-150 XL Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2012 Ford F-150 XL 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 2012 Ford F-150 XL.

Trim Options:

### w/H.D. Payload Pkg.

## LT245/75R17/E 121

### Simplified Size: 245-75-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Ford F-150 XL is **LT245/75R17/E 121R**. A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

LT | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters. | ||||||

75 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 183 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. | ||||||

E | The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads. | ||||||

121 | This tire has a load index of 121, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3190 pounds (1450 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 R, which means 105 mph (170 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### 4x24x4

## P235/75R17 108

### Simplified Size: 235-75-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Ford F-150 XL is **P235/75R17 108S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. | ||||||

75 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 75%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 75% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 176 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. | ||||||

108 | This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 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 S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### 4x24x2 Super Crew Cab

## P255/65R17 108

### Simplified Size: 255-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Ford F-150 XL is **P255/65R17 108S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters. | ||||||

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 165 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. | ||||||

108 | This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 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 S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### 4x44x4 Super Crew Cab

## P265/70R17 113

### Simplified Size: 265-70-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Ford F-150 XL is **P265/70R17 113S**. A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Ford F-150 XL's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. | ||||||

70 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 millimeters. | ||||||

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

113 | This tire has a load index of 113, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2530 pounds (1150 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 S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

### 2012 Ford F-150 XL - Similar Models

The 2012 Ford F-150 XL has similar models that may have different tire sizes.

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