# 2015 Scion FR-S Tire Size

Your 2015 Scion FR-S 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 2015 Scion FR-S.

## 215/45R17 87

### Simplified Size: 215-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2015 Scion FR-S is **215/45R17 87W**. A color-coded explanation of the 2015 Scion FR-S's tire size is shown below.

215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

87 | This tire has a load index of 87, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1199 pounds (545 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 96 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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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. |

## P215/45R17 87

### Simplified Size: 215-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2015 Scion FR-S is **P215/45R17 87V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2015 Scion FR-S's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

87 | This tire has a load index of 87, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1199 pounds (545 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 96 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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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. |