2016 Volvo XC70 Tire Size

The original tire size for your 2016 Volvo XC70 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Volvo XC70 tire size.

Trim Options:

T5T5 PlatinumT5 Premier

235/50R18 97V

Simplified Size:  235-50-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2016 Volvo XC70 is 235/50R18 97V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2016 Volvo XC70's tire size is shown below.

235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 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 117 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
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 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.

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.