# 2016 Cadillac CTS Tire Size

Your Cadillac was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2016 Cadillac CTS, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Cadillac CTS'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.

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2016 Cadillac CTS

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Cadillac CTS's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### (blue tint nut)(silver tint nut)Luxury (blue tint nut)Luxury (silver tint nut)

## P245/45RF17 95

### Simplified Size: 245-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **P245/45RF17 95V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters. | ||||||

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

RF | The mark of RF indicates that the tire is reinforced. This means it can handle a higher inflation pressure than a standard tire, which increases its maximum load. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

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 110 millimeters. | ||||||

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. |

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2016 Cadillac CTS

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2016 Cadillac CTS 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 2016 Cadillac CTS.

Trim Options:

### Vsport (blue tint nut)Vsport (silver tint nut)Vsport Premium (blue tint nut)Vsport Premium (silver tint nut)

## 275/35R18 95(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 245-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **245/40R18 93Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

275 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 275 millimeters. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

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 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 Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### Vsport (blue tint nut)Vsport (silver tint nut)Vsport Premium (blue tint nut)Vsport Premium (silver tint nut)

## 245/40R18 93(Front)

### Simplified Size: 275-35-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **245/40R18 93Y (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters. | ||||||

18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

93 | This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 98 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 Y, which means 186 mph (300 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### Luxury (blue tint nut)Luxury (silver tint nut)Performance (blue tint nut)Performance (silver tint nut)Premium (blue tint nut)Premium (silver tint nut)

## P245/40R18 93

### Simplified Size: 245-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **P245/40R18 93V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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245 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters. | ||||||

18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

93 | This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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 98 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. |

## 19-Inch Rims

### 2016 Cadillac CTS

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2016 Cadillac CTS 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 2016 Cadillac CTS.

Trim Options:

### Performance (blue tint nut)Performance (silver tint nut)Premium (blue tint nut)Premium (silver tint nut)

## 255/35R19/XL 96

### Simplified Size: 255-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **255/35R19/XL 96V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

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

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. | ||||||

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 |
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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. |

Trim Options:

### V (blue tint nut)V (silver tint nut)

## 295/30ZR19/XL (100 )(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 265-35-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **265/35ZR19/XL 98(Y) (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

295 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 295 millimeters. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

100 | This tire has a load index of 100, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1760 pounds (800 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

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 88 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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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. |

Trim Options:

### V (blue tint nut)V (silver tint nut)

## 265/35ZR19/XL (98 )(Front)

### Simplified Size: 295-30-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Cadillac CTS is **265/35ZR19/XL 98(Y) (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Cadillac CTS's tire size is shown below.

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

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. | ||||||

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. | ||||||

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 92 millimeters. | ||||||

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