2018 Nissan Sentra Tire Size

Your Nissan was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 2018 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

2018 Nissan Sentra

 

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Nissan Sentra's' tire size.

Trim Options:

SSV

P205/55R16 89H

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is P205/55R16 89H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 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

2018 Nissan Sentra

 

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Nissan Sentra's' tire size.

Trim Options:

SLSRSR Turbo

205/50R17 89V

Simplified Size:  205-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is 205/50R17 89V.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 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.

18-Inch Rims

2018 Nissan Sentra

 

Your 2018 Nissan Sentra was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra.

Trim Options:

Nismo

215/45R18/XL 93W

Simplified Size:  215-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is 215/45R18/XL 93W.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Nissan Sentra's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 96 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.

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.

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 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.

Trim Options:

Nismo

215/45R18/XL 93Y

Simplified Size:  215-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is 215/45R18/XL 93Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Nissan Sentra's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 96 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.

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.

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

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:

Nismo

215/45ZR18/XL 93Y

Simplified Size:  215-45-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Nissan Sentra is 215/45ZR18/XL 93Y.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Nissan Sentra's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 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 96 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.

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.

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.

93

This tire has a load index of 93, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1430 pounds (650 kg) or less.  A higher number means the tire can carry more weight.  A lower number means the opposite.

Y

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.