2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Tire Size

Your Chevy was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Chevy Silverado 2500'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.

17-Inch Rims

2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD

 

Your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD 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 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD.

Trim Options:

LT Crew CabLT Ext. CabLT Reg. CabWT Crew CabWT Ext. CabWT Reg. Cab

LT245/75R17/E 121R

Simplified Size:  245-75-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is LT245/75R17/E 121R.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 183 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.

E

The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.

121

This tire has a load index of 121, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3190 pounds (1450 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

R

This tire has a speed rating of R, which means 105 mph (170 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

LT Crew CabLT Ext. CabLT Reg. CabWT Crew CabWT Ext. CabWT Reg. Cab

LT265/70R17/E 121Q

Simplified Size:  265-70-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is LT265/70R17/E 121Q.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 185 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.

E

The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.

121

This tire has a load index of 121, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3190 pounds (1450 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.

18-Inch Rims

2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD

 

Your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD 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 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD.

Trim Options:

LT Crew CabLT Ext. CabLT Reg. CabLTZ Crew CabLTZ Ext. CabWT Crew CabWT Ext. CabWT Reg. Cab

LT265/70R18/E 124R

Simplified Size:  265-70-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is LT265/70R18/E 124R.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 185 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.

E

The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.

124

This tire has a load index of 124, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3520 pounds (1600 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

R

This tire has a speed rating of R, which means 105 mph (170 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

LT Crew CabLT Ext. CabLT Reg. CabLTZ Crew CabLTZ Ext. CabWT Crew CabWT Ext. CabWT Reg. Cab

LT265/70R18/E 124S

Simplified Size:  265-70-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is LT265/70R18/E 124S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 185 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.

E

The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.

124

This tire has a load index of 124, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3520 pounds (1600 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.

20-Inch Rims

2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD

 

The original tire size for your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Chevy Silverado 2500's' tire size.

Trim Options:

LT (20 Inch Option)LTZ (20 Inch Option)

LT265/60R20/E 121S

Simplified Size:  265-60-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is LT265/60R20/E 121S.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 159 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
20

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter.

E

The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.

121

This tire has a load index of 121, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3190 pounds (1450 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.