2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Mitsubishi Lancer'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 Mitsubishi Lancer

 

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

Trim Options:

DEESES SportbackSE

P205/60R16 91H

Simplified Size:  205-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is P205/60R16 91H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 123 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.

91

This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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.

18-Inch Rims

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer 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 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Trim Options:

Ralliart

215/45R18 89W

Simplified Size:  215-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is 215/45R18 89W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer's tire size is shown below.

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
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter.

89

This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 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.

Trim Options:

Evolution GSREvolution MR

245/40R18 93Y

Simplified Size:  245-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is 245/40R18 93Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters.

40

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 98 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.

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

This tire has a speed rating of Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

GTGT Sportback

P215/45R18 89V

Simplified Size:  215-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is P215/45R18 89V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer'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
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter.

89

This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 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.