2012 Lexus CT200h Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2012 Lexus CT200h is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Lexus CT200h tire size.

P215/45R17 87V

Simplified Size:  215-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Lexus CT200h is P215/45R17 87V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Lexus CT200h'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.

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 96 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.

87

This tire has a load index of 87, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1199 pounds (545 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

V

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.