2012 Scion iQ Tire Size

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

175/60R16 82H

Simplified Size:  175-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2012 Scion iQ is 175/60R16 82H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2012 Scion iQ's tire size is shown below.

175

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 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 105 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.

82

This tire has a load index of 82, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1045 pounds (475 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.