# 2016 Nissan GT-R Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2016 Nissan GT-R 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 Nissan GT-R.

Trim Options:

### Premium w/Cold Weather Pkg.

## 255/40RF20 97(Front)

### Simplified Size: 255-40-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Nissan GT-R is **255/40RF20 97W (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Nissan GT-R's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 102 millimeters. |

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. |

20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. |

97 | This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 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 W, which means 167 mph (270 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### Premium w/Cold Weather Pkg.

## 285/35RF20 100(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 285-35-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Nissan GT-R is **255/40RF20 97W (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Nissan GT-R's tire size is shown below.

285 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters. |

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 99 millimeters. |

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. |

20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. |

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. |

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. |

Trim Options:

### Black EditionNismoPremium

## 255/40ZRF20 (97 )(Front)

### Simplified Size: 255-40-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Nissan GT-R is **255/40ZRF20 (97Y) (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Nissan GT-R's tire size is shown below.

255 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 102 millimeters. |

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. |

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. |

20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. |

97 | This tire has a load index of 97, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1606 pounds (730 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 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:

### Black EditionNismoPremium

## 285/35ZRF20 (100 )(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 285-35-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Nissan GT-R is **255/40ZRF20 (97Y) (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Nissan GT-R's tire size is shown below.

285 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 285 millimeters. |

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 99 millimeters. |

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. |

RF | |

20 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 inches in diameter. |

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. |

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. |