255 70R16 tyres can be a great option for larger vehicles. They have a 255mm section width and an aspect ratio of 70%. This means that the height of the tyre is 70% of its width. The R16 in the code means that the tyres are made with radial ply construction and that they fit wheel rims with 16 inch diameters.
Tyres have an extra element at the end of their code which indicates the maximum load capacity that each wheel can handle, as well as the top speed. A good example is the 255 70 R16 115S. These tyres can carry 1215kg each at speeds of up to 180km/h.
255 70 R16 tyres are suited to a range of four wheel drives and utes. These include both moderately priced and luxury vehicles. These tyres vary in price depending on the brand as well as the individual quality.
Some cars that can use 255 70R16 tyres include the Ford Explorer, the Jeep Wrangler, the Land Rover Discovery, the Mazda BT-50, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and the The Nissan Navara.
Some drivers may find that other tyre sizes suit their vehicle better, Something narrower, such as the 245 70R16 will have better mileage and give you a quieter ride.