2015 Nissan Xterra Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2015 Nissan Xterra that depend upon the trim level.  Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size.  Then pick the best tire size for your 2015 Nissan Xterra.

Trim Options:

SX

P265/70R16 111T

Simplified Size:  265-70-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2015 Nissan Xterra is P265/70R16 111T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2015 Nissan Xterra's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

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

70

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 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.

111

This tire has a load index of 111, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2398 pounds (1090 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

T

This tire has a speed rating of T, which means 118 mph (190 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

Trim Options:

PRO-4X

P265/75R16 114T

Simplified Size:  265-75-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2015 Nissan Xterra is P265/75R16 114T.  A color-coded explanation of the 2015 Nissan Xterra's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
265

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

75

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 198 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.

114

This tire has a load index of 114, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2596 pounds (1180 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

T

This tire has a speed rating of T, which means 118 mph (190 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.