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  • For those who want to buy new 4 235 50 18 tires, it is important to know what to look for. The size of the tire you need depends on your vehicle. There are different types of tires that can fit on a car, but they all have different features.

    The size of the tire you need depends on your vehicle. Some vehicles are designed with a specific type of tire in mind and will require a particular size. If you have an SUV or a truck that has four-wheel drive, then you will need a tire that can handle off-road use.

    It is not enough to just go with the first tire that you see at the auto parts store or online. You should make sure that it is strong enough for the weight of your car and that it has good traction on wet roads. When looking for tires, make sure you know what type of road conditions you will be driving in and how much weight it will take to get through them safely. The more information you know about your car, the easier it will be to find great 4 235 50 18 tires for sale.

    The same number is used to describe all tires, and it contains a lot of information.

    P235/50R18 97H M+S

    The first part, P235/50R18, refers to the tire's width (from sidewall to sidewall) in millimeters, its aspect ratio (height to width), and its diameter in inches.

    The number 235 indicates that this tire has a width of 235mm.50 indicates that the height is equal to 50% of the section width.R stands for radial construction, which means the plies run radially across the tire (at 90 degrees to the direction of travel).18 is the diameter of the wheel rim that this tire fits on, measured in inches.

    The second part — 97H — indicates service description and load index. These numbers reveal how much weight your tire can carry at maximum inflation pressure, and what kind of speeds it can handle safely. The speed rating portion — H — tells you what speed your tires can take without overheating or failing due to excessive stress.

    M+S means mud and snow, which tells you that this tire fits into the all-season category. In this case, your tires are built for wintery weather as well as rain or shine driving

    The size of the tire you need is located on the outside of your current tires. The number is preceded by a "P" and looks like this: P235/55R18. This example is for a tire that is 235 millimeters wide and has an aspect ratio, or height-to-width ratio, of 55 percent. The "R" means it's a radial tire and the 18 is the wheel diameter in inches.

    Some automakers may also use metric sizes. A typical metric size is 205/55/16. This would be a tire that is 205 millimeters wide and has an aspect ratio of 55%. The 16 means it fits a 16-inch wheel. Metric sizes are used mainly on European cars but there are some Japanese cars that use this method as well. You can also find your tire size in your owner's manual or on the door jamb sticker on the driver's side door frame.

    On some vehicles, you may find two different tire sizes for front and rear tires, due to a wider rear axle for better traction or handling performance. Some high-performance vehicles may use different (wider) tires in front than in back to maximize their grip and handling ability.

    If you're in the market for a new set of tires, you may be wondering how to select the right ones. The first step is to determine what type of tire is best for your vehicle and driving conditions. The second step is to figure out which features you need and which features you can do without. You should also take into consideration how much you are willing to spend on a set of tires. Once you have determined all these factors, it's time to begin shopping.

    Types and Sizes

    There are many different types of tires available, ranging from low-cost economy tires to top-of-the-line performance tires and ultra-high performance tires. Each type is designed for specific driving conditions, whether that means maximum traction in mud or snow, excellent handling in dry conditions, or a combination of both.

    The most common sizes are 16-inch, 17-inch and 18-inch. The size can be expressed in millimeters or inches. For instance, a 15x6 tire is 15 inches in diameter and 6 inches wide. In metric, that would be a 381-millimeter diameter and 152-millimeter width. Some tires may be expressed in the older Imperial system by using a dash to represent the inch symbol, as in 5.5-12.

    The size of a tire also includes its aspect ratio, construction and speed rating. These numbers indicate the shape of the tire's sidewall and how fast you can travel safely on the tire before it overheats and fails. For example, 225/55R16 96V has an aspect ratio of 55 percent, which means that the tire's sidewalls are 55 percent of its overall width. Most tires have an aspect ratio of between 40 and 85 percent. The R stands for radial construction; this is the most common type of construction found on passenger vehicles today. The 96 indicates that this tire can safely carry 1,472 pounds at speeds up to 149 miles per hour for short periods of time before overheating and failing due to heat buildup


    • Quantity
    • 42107
    • 1331
    • 2185
    • 31
    • 61
    • Brand
    • Goodyear179
    • Hankook172
    • Continental172
    • Michelin158
    • Pirelli140
    • Falken135
    • Kumho134
    • General116
    • Cooper116
    • Yokohama103
    • Bridgestone75
    • Nexen73
    • Firestone62
    • Nitto60
    • Milestar50
    • Nokian47
    • Mastercraft45
    • Ironman45
    • Continental Tires30
    • Velozza29
    • BFGoodrich29
    • Delinte26
    • Starfire23
    • Sumitomo23
    • Laufenn Tires22
    • Kenda22
    • Vogue22
    • GT Radial22
    • Solar20
    • Ohtsu19
    • Kelly17
    • Arroyo17
    • Lexani16
    • Vercelli16
    • Lionhart13
    • Uniroyal13
    • BF Goodrich13
    • Dunlop12
    • Crosswind12
    • Fuzion11
    • Multi-Mile10
    • TRAVELSTAR10
    • Petlas9
    • Accelera9
    • Advanta9
    • Supermax9
    • Sailun8
    • Eldorado8
    • Radar Tires8
    • Maxxis7
    • Toyo7
    • Westlake7
    • General Tire7
    • Cosmo6
    • Haida Tires5
    • Lexus5
    • Armstrong5
    • OTANI5
    • Hercules5
    • Landsail4
    • Dunlop Tires4
    • Forceum4
    • Zeetex4
    • American4
    • Versatyre4
    • LANDGOLDEN4
    • Doral4
    • Nankang4
    • Delta4
    • Aspen3
    • Arctic Claw3
    • Telstar3
    • Cordovan3
    • Leao Tire3
    • Sigma3
    • Atlas3
    • Venezia3
    • Fullway Tires3
    • Jetzon3
    • Goodride3
    • Achilles2
    • Vredestein2
    • Fullrun2
    • Zenna2
    • Duro1
    • Suretrac1
    • Summit1
    • Sentury1
    • Saffiro1
    • Road Hugger1
    • Centennial1
    • Chevrolet1
    • JOYROAD1
    • Douglas1
    • Ford1
    • National1
    • Tire Type
    • All Season1589
    • Winter324
    • Performance291
    • Touring148
    • Summer89
    • All Terrain3
    • Load Index
    • 971516
    • 101792
    • 9552
    • 9842
    • 10739
    • 9928
    • 10326
    • 10421
    • 1108
    • 945
    • 1005
    • 1063
    • 912
    • 882
    • 931
    • Speed Index
    • W1050
    • V976
    • H289
    • Y181
    • T49
    • R7
    • N3
    • Q1
    • S1
    • Tire Sizing System
    • Passenger1727
    • SUV121
    • Light Truck58
    • Load Range
    • SL702
    • XL674
    • B27
    • G1
    • Overall Diameter
    • 27.3880
    • 27.4174
    • 2764
    • 27.258
    • 27.2518
    • 8.514
    • 25.413
    • 26.39
    • 29.19
    • 28.18
    • 288
    • 27.56
    • 306
    • 27.15
    • 295
    • 265
    • 28.24
    • 253
    • 322
    • 28.181
    • 28.91
    • 28.151
    • 29.091
    • 25.11
    • 29.31
    • 25.21
    • 311
    • 28.881
    • Additional Tire Markings
    • BSW825
    • XL194
    • SL29
    • RFT16
    • HL13
    • SSR10
    • MO2
    • RF2
    • Tread Depth
    • 10/32 "145
    • 9/32 "78
    • 11/32 "73
    • 8/32 "20
    • 7/32 "17
    • 6/32 "10
    • 4/32 "8
    • 12/32 "7
    • 5/32 "2
    • 13/32 "2
    • 26/32 "2
    • 14/32 "1
    • Model
    • Michelin Pilot Sport 430
    • Michelin Primacy MXM423
    • Continental PureContact LS19
    • Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 Plus18
    • FALKEN Ziex CT60 A/S18
    • Continental CrossContact LX2517
    • FALKEN Ziex ZE960 A/S17
    • Michelin Pilot MXM417
    • FALKEN Ziex ZE950 A/S14
    • Michelin Latitude Tour HP13
    • Michelin CrossClimate 213
    • Hankook Ventus V12 evo212
    • Continental VikingContact 710
    • Continental ExtremeContact Sport9
    • Michelin Primacy TOUR A/S8
    • Michelin Pilot Sport3
    • Continental ExtremeContact DWS062
    • Michelin X Ice Xi32
    • Michelin CrossClimate1
    • Michelin Premier LTX1
    • Michelin X Ice Snow1
    • Rim Diameter
    • 182586
    • 85
    • 151
    • 191
    • Section Width
    • 2352567
    • 2451
    • 2551
    • Aspect Ratio
    • 502383
    • 4057
    • 4546
    • 6041
    • 5526
    • 6512
    • 302
    • 751
    • Run Flat
    • No1632
    • Yes19