2013 Kia Optima Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Kia Optima'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

2013 Kia Optima

 

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

Trim Options:

Hybrid LXLX

P205/65R16 94H

Simplified Size:  205-65-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Kia Optima is P205/65R16 94H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Kia Optima'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.

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 133 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.

94

This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 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.

17-Inch Rims

2013 Kia Optima

 

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

Trim Options:

EXHybrid EXHybrid LX

P215/55R17 93V

Simplified Size:  215-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Kia Optima is P215/55R17 93V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Kia Optima'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.

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 118 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.

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.

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.

18-Inch Rims

2013 Kia Optima

 

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

Trim Options:

SXSXL

225/45R18/XL 95V

Simplified Size:  225-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Kia Optima is 225/45R18/XL 95V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Kia Optima's tire size is shown below.

225

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 101 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.

XL

The mark of XL means extra load.  A tire with this designation can handle higher inflation pressures than a regular tire, which increases its maximum load.

95

This tire has a load index of 95, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1518 pounds (690 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.