2013 Lincoln MKZ Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Lincoln MKZ'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.

18-Inch Rims

2013 Lincoln MKZ

 

Your 2013 Lincoln MKZ 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 Lincoln MKZ.

245/45R18 96V

Simplified Size:  245-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Lincoln MKZ is 245/45R18 96V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 110 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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18

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

96

This tire has a load index of 96, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1562 pounds (710 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.

245/45ZR18/XL 100Y

Simplified Size:  245-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Lincoln MKZ is 245/45ZR18/XL 100Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 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 110 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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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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.

100

This tire has a load index of 100, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1760 pounds (800 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.

19-Inch Rims

2013 Lincoln MKZ

 

Your 2013 Lincoln MKZ 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 Lincoln MKZ.

245/40R19 94V

Simplified Size:  245-40-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Lincoln MKZ is 245/40R19 94V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ'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
19

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 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.

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.

245/40ZR19/XL 98Y

Simplified Size:  245-40-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Lincoln MKZ is 245/40ZR19/XL 98Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ'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.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

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
19

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 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.

98

This tire has a load index of 98, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1650 pounds (750 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.