2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Tire Size

Your Mercedes-Benz was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550, 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 SL550'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 Mercedes-Benz SL550

 

Your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 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 SL550.

255/40R18 95W(Front)

Simplified Size:  255-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is 255/40R18 95W (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550's tire size is shown below.

255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 102 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.

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.

W

This tire has a speed rating of W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

285/35R18 97W(Rear)

Simplified Size:  285-35-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is 255/40R18 95W (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550's tire size is shown below.

285

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters.

35

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 35% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 99 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.

97

This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

W

This tire has a speed rating of W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

255/40R18 95Y(Front)

Simplified Size:  255-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is 255/40R18 95Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550's tire size is shown below.

255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 102 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.

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.

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.

285/35R18 97Y(Rear)

Simplified Size:  285-35-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is 255/40R18 95Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550's tire size is shown below.

285

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters.

35

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 35% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 99 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.

97

This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 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 Mercedes-Benz SL550

 

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mercedes-Benz SL550's' tire size.

255/35R19/XL 96Y(Front)

Simplified Size:  255-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is 255/35R19/XL 96Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550's tire size is shown below.

255

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

35

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 35% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 89 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.

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.

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.

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.

285/30R19/XL 98Y(Rear)

Simplified Size:  285-30-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 is 255/35R19/XL 96Y (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550's tire size is shown below.

285

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters.

30

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 30%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 30% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 85 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.

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.