These tyres have a width of 235mm and an aspect ratio of 85%. The aspect ratio is the height of a tyre in relation to its width. 235 85R16 tyres are made with radial ply construction. The 16 in the code lets you know that these tyres fit wheel rims that have 16 inch diameters.
The final part of a tyre's code includes a set of numbers and a letter. This represents how much each of these tyres can carry, as well as the top speed which they can operate at. 235 85R16 120L tyres have a maximum load capacity of 1400kg and they can travel at up to 120km/h.
These tyres suit a range of larger vehicles such as four wheel drives and utes. Some of the vehicles that can use 235 85 R16 tyres include the Ford F-250, Ford F-350, the Land Rover Defender and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Make sure you check up on the right size for your vehicle, because some of these models will use slightly different sizes depending on the year they were made.
Some drivers may prefer a slightly different size instead. A narrower tyre can give you better fuel economy, as well as a smoother and quieter ride. Alternatively, you could choose a wider tyre, which will improve your handling and give you a shorter braking distance.