2012 Jeep Compass Tire Size

Your Jeep was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2012 Jeep Compass, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Jeep Compass'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

2012 Jeep Compass

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2012 Jeep Compass 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 Jeep Compass.

Trim Options:

LatitudeSport

P215/60R17 95T

Simplified Size:  215-60-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Compass is P215/60R17 95T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Compass's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

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

60

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% 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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
17

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

95

This tire has a load index of 95, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1518 pounds (690 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

T

This tire has a speed rating of T, which means 118 mph (190 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

LatitudeLimitedSport

P215/65R17 98S

Simplified Size:  215-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Compass is P215/65R17 98S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Compass's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
17

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 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.

S

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.

18-Inch Rims

2012 Jeep Compass

 

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Compass is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Jeep Compass's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Limited

P215/55R18 94T

Simplified Size:  215-55-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Compass is P215/55R18 94T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Compass's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 118 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.

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.

T

This tire has a speed rating of T, which means 118 mph (190 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.