215 60 R17 tyres are suitable for a range of cars. They have a section width of 215mm and a 60% aspect ratio. This means that the tyres are 60% as high as they are wide. They are made with radial ply construction and suit wheel rims with a 17 inch diameter. The last part of a tyre's code indicates the maximum load capacity and the top speed that it can reach safely. A 215 60 17 96H tyre can support 710kg per tyre at speeds of up to 210km/h.
These tyres are mainly used for smaller 4WDs, larger sedans, hatchbacks and people movers. 215 60R17 tyres can fit both affordable vehicles and some luxury options. The price of these tyres will vary based on the manufacturer and the quality.
Cars that can use 215 60 R17 tyres include the Audi Allroad, the BMW X3, the Daihatsu Terios, the Ford Galaxy, the Honda CR-V, the Hyundai ix25, the Jeep Renogade, the Mazda 8 and the Mitsubishi Pajero.
If you are considering wider tyres, perhaps the 225 55 R17 will be more suitable for you. The extra width gives you a shorter braking distance and better handling.