2016 Nissan Sentra Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Nissan Sentra'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.

16-Inch Rims

2016 Nissan Sentra

 

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

Trim Options:

FE+ SSSV

P205/55R16 89H

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Nissan Sentra is P205/55R16 89H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Nissan Sentra's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters.

55

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 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.

89

This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

H

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

17-Inch Rims

2016 Nissan Sentra

 

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

Trim Options:

SLSR

205/50R17 89V

Simplified Size:  205-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Nissan Sentra is 205/50R17 89V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Nissan Sentra's tire size is shown below.

205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 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 102 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
17

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

89

This tire has a load index of 89, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1276 pounds (580 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

V

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.