# 2016 Lincoln MKX Tire Size

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

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Lincoln MKX'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

### 2016 Lincoln MKX

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

Trim Options:

### PremiereSelect

## 245/60R18 105

### Simplified Size: 245-60-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Lincoln MKX is **245/60R18 105V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Lincoln MKX's tire size is shown below.

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

60 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 147 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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18 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter. | ||||||

105 | This tire has a load index of 105, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2035 pounds (925 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 20-Inch Rims

### 2016 Lincoln MKX

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

Trim Options:

### Black LabelReserve

## 245/50R20 102

### Simplified Size: 245-50-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Lincoln MKX is **245/50R20 102V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Lincoln MKX's tire size is shown below.

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

50 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 122 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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20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. | ||||||

102 | This tire has a load index of 102, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1870 pounds (850 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |

## 21-Inch Rims

### 2016 Lincoln MKX

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

Trim Options:

### Reserve

## 265/40R21/XL 105

### Simplified Size: 265-40-21

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Lincoln MKX is **265/40R21/XL 105V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Lincoln MKX's tire size is shown below.

265 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 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 106 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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21 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 21 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. | ||||||

105 | This tire has a load index of 105, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 2035 pounds (925 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

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. |