2017 Lincoln Continental Tire Size

Your Lincoln was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2017 Lincoln Continental, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Lincoln Continental'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

2017 Lincoln Continental

 

The original tire size for your 2017 Lincoln Continental is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Lincoln Continental's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Premiere

235/50R18 97W

Simplified Size:  235-50-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2017 Lincoln Continental is 235/50R18 97W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2017 Lincoln Continental'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
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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.

W

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.

19-Inch Rims

2017 Lincoln Continental

 

The original tire size for your 2017 Lincoln Continental is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Lincoln Continental's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Reserve (AWD)Reserve (FWD)Select (AWD)Select (FWD)

255/45R19 100V

Simplified Size:  255-45-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2017 Lincoln Continental is 255/45R19 100V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2017 Lincoln Continental's tire size is shown below.

255

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

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 114 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
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19

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 19 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.

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.

20-Inch Rims

2017 Lincoln Continental

 

The original tire size for your 2017 Lincoln Continental is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Lincoln Continental's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Black Label (AWD)Black Label (FWD)Reserve (AWD)Reserve (FWD)Select (AWD)Select (FWD)

245/40R20/XL 99W

Simplified Size:  245-40-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2017 Lincoln Continental is 245/40R20/XL 99W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2017 Lincoln Continental's tire size is shown below.

245

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

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
20

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 20 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.

99

This tire has a load index of 99, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1705 pounds (775 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

W

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.