2012 Jeep Wrangler Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Jeep Wrangler'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

2012 Jeep Wrangler

 

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

Trim Options:

SportUnlimited Sport

P225/75R16 104S

Simplified Size:  225-75-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Wrangler is P225/75R16 104S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 168 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
16

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

104

This tire has a load index of 104, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1980 pounds (900 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.

17-Inch Rims

2012 Jeep Wrangler

 

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

Trim Options:

RubiconUnlimited Rubicon

LT255/75R17/C 111Q

Simplified Size:  255-75-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Wrangler is LT255/75R17/C 111Q.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 191 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.

C

The mark of C denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of C means that the tire has a ply rating of 6.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.

111

This tire has a load index of 111, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2398 pounds (1090 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Q

This tire has a speed rating of Q, which means 99 mph (160 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

SportUnlimited Sport

P255/75R17 113S

Simplified Size:  255-75-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Wrangler is P255/75R17 113S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 191 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.

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.

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 Wrangler

 

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

Trim Options:

SaharaUnlimited Sahara

P255/70R18 112S

Simplified Size:  255-70-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Jeep Wrangler is P255/70R18 112S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 178 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.

112

This tire has a load index of 112, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2464 pounds (1120 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.