# 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550 Tire Size

Your Mercedes-Benz was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Mercedes-Benz ML550'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.

## 19-Inch Rims

### 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz ML550's' tire size.

## 255/50R19/XL 107

### Simplified Size: 255-50-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550 is **255/50R19/XL 107H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters. | ||||||

50 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 127 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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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. | ||||||

107 | This tire has a load index of 107, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2145 pounds (975 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 20-Inch Rims

### 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550

Your 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550 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 Mercedes-Benz ML550.

## 265/45R20/XL 108

### Simplified Size: 265-45-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550 is **265/45R20/XL 108H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550's tire size is shown below.

265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 119 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 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. | ||||||

108 | This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 265/45ZR20/XL 108

### Simplified Size: 265-45-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550 is **265/45ZR20/XL 108Y**. A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML550's tire size is shown below.

265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 119 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.
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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 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. | ||||||

108 | This tire has a load index of 108, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2200 pounds (1000 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |