# 2018 Volkswagen Jetta Tire Size

Your Volkswagen was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Volkswagen Jetta'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 Volkswagen Jetta

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

Trim Options:

### SSEWolfsburg

## 205/55R16 91

### Simplified Size: 205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is **205/55R16 91H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta's tire size is shown below.

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.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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 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 Volkswagen Jetta

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

Trim Options:

### SE SportSEL

## 225/45R17 91

### Simplified Size: 225-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is **225/45R17 91H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 101 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

91 | This tire has a load index of 91, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1353 pounds (615 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 H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 18-Inch Rims

### 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

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

Trim Options:

### GLI

## 225/40R18/XL 92

### Simplified Size: 225-40-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is **225/40R18/XL 92H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 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 90 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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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. | ||||||

92 | This tire has a load index of 92, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1386 pounds (630 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 H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |