2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Tire Size

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

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Volkswagen Tiguan'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.

17-Inch Rims

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

 

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

Trim Options:

SS 4MotionSESE 4Motion

215/65R17 99H

Simplified Size:  215-65-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is 215/65R17 99H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

215

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

65

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 65% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 139 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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17

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

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.

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.

18-Inch Rims

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

 

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

Trim Options:

SELSEL 4Motion

235/55R18 100H

Simplified Size:  235-55-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is 235/55R18 100H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

235

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 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 129 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
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18

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

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.

19-Inch Rims

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

 

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan that depend upon the trim level.  Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size.  Then pick the best tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Trim Options:

SEL PremiumSEL Premium 4Motion

235/50R19 99H

Simplified Size:  235-50-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is 235/50R19 99H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan'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
19

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

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.

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.

Trim Options:

SEL R-LineSEL R-Line 4Motion

255/45R19 100H

Simplified Size:  255-45-19

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is 255/45R19 100H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan'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
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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.

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.

20-Inch Rims

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

 

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

Trim Options:

SEL Premium R-LineSEL Premium R-Line 4Motion

255/40R20/XL 101H

Simplified Size:  255-40-20

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is 255/40R20/XL 101H.  A color-coded explanation of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan's tire size is shown below.

255

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

101

This tire has a load index of 101, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1815 pounds (825 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.