2012 Mini Cooper Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Mini Cooper'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.

15-Inch Rims

2012 Mini Cooper

 

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

Trim Options:

ClubmanCoupeHardtopRoadster

175/65R15 84H

Simplified Size:  175-65-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper is 175/65R15 84H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mini Cooper's tire size is shown below.

175

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 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 113 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
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15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.

84

This tire has a load index of 84, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1100 pounds (500 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

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.

16-Inch Rims

2012 Mini Cooper

 

Your 2012 Mini Cooper was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper.

Trim Options:

ClubmanConvertibleCoupeCoupe SHardtopRoadsterRoadster SS ClubmanS ConvertibleS Hardtop

195/55R16 87H

Simplified Size:  195-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper is 195/55R16 87H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mini Cooper's tire size is shown below.

195

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 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 107 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.

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.

H

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:

ClubmanConvertibleCoupeCoupe SHardtopRoadsterRoadster SS ClubmanS ConvertibleS Hardtop

195/55R16 87V

Simplified Size:  195-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper is 195/55R16 87V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mini Cooper's tire size is shown below.

195

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 195 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 107 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.

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.

17-Inch Rims

2012 Mini Cooper

 

Your 2012 Mini Cooper was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper.

Trim Options:

ClubmanConvertibleCoupeCoupe John Cooper WorksCoupe SHardtopJohn Cooper Works ClubmanJohn Cooper Works ConvertibleJohn Cooper Works HardtopRoadsterRoadster John Cooper WorksRoadster SS ClubmanS ConvertibleS Hardtop

205/45R17 84V

Simplified Size:  205-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper is 205/45R17 84V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mini Cooper's tire size is shown below.

205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 92 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.

84

This tire has a load index of 84, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1100 pounds (500 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.

Trim Options:

ClubmanConvertibleCoupeCoupe John Cooper WorksCoupe SHardtopJohn Cooper Works ClubmanJohn Cooper Works ConvertibleJohn Cooper Works HardtopRoadsterRoadster John Cooper WorksRoadster SS ClubmanS ConvertibleS Hardtop

205/45R17 84W

Simplified Size:  205-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mini Cooper is 205/45R17 84W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mini Cooper's tire size is shown below.

205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 92 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.

84

This tire has a load index of 84, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1100 pounds (500 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

W

This tire has a speed rating of W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

2012 Mini Cooper - Similar Models

The 2012 Mini Cooper has similar models that may have different tire sizes.

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