2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 Tire Size
The original tire size for your 2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Chevrolet Express 3500 tire size.
Simplified Size: 245-75-16
Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.
The original tire size for your 2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 is LT245/75R16/E 120S. A color-coded explanation of the 2015 Chevrolet Express 3500's tire size is shown below.
This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters.
The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.
This tire has a load index of 120, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 3080 pounds (1400 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite.
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.
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.
This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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.