205 70R15 tyres are well suited for many different cars. They have a width of 205mm and an aspect ratio of 70%. This means that the height of the tyre is 70% of the width. The R in the code indicates that the tyres are designed with radial ply construction, while the number that follows is the diameter of the wheel rim. For 205 70 R15 tyres, the wheel rim diameter is 15 inches. The final element of a tyre refers to its maximum load capacity, as well as the top speed that it can be driven at safely. A 205 70 R15 106 R can carry 950kg for each tyre at speeds of up to 170km/h.
These tyres are generally suited towards smaller 4WDs and larger sedans. 205 70 15 tyres can also suit hatchbacks, coupes and convertibles. These tyres come at a range of prices, depending on the manufacturer and the quality.
Models that can use 205 70R15 tyres include the Daihatsu Terios, the Ford Thunderbird, the Honda CR-V, the Hyundai Sonata, the Jaguar XJ, the Kia Carnival, the Mitsubishi Delica, and the Subaru Forester.
There could be other tyres that suit your driving style better. If you are a safety conscious driver, you might want to try something like the 215 65R15. This will give you a shorter stopping distance and better handling.