215 45 R17 tyres are suited to many different models. They have a 215mm section width and an aspect ratio of 45%. This means that their height is 45% of their width. The R17 in the code indicates that they are made with radial ply construction and fit wheel rims that are 17 inches in diameter. At the end of a tyre's code, there will be a combination of two digits and a letter that shows the maximum load capacity that each tyre can carry, as well as the top speed. A good example is the 215 45 17 91W, which can carry 615 kg for each tyre at speeds of up to 270km/h.
There are many models that can use 215 45 17 tyres. These include both low end and luxury vehicles. Sedans, coupes and hatchbacks can all use these tyres. The price of 215 45 R17 tyres will range depending on the brand, as well as the quality.
Some cars that fit 215 45R17 tyres include the Alfa Romeo Giulia, the Audi A3, the BMW 3 Series, the Daewoo Leganza, the Ford Mondeo, the Honda Accord, the Hyundai Elantra, the Kia Cerato and the Mazda 626.
There can be advantages to choosing a different sized tyre. A narrower option such as the 205 50R17 will give you better fuel economy and a quieter ride.
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