Tyres such as the 255 65R17 can fit a variety of larger makes and models. They have a width of 255mm and an aspect ratio of 65%. The aspect ratio is the tyre's height in comparison to its width. These 255 65R17 tyres are made with radial ply construction and they suit wheel rims with a diameter of 17 inches. A tyre such as the 255 6517 114H can carry 1180kg for each tyre at speeds of up to 210km/h. The final two numbers in a tyre's code represent their maximum load capacity, while the last letter signifies the top speed that it can safely travel at.
255 65 R17 tyres suit a range of heavy vehicles such as 4WDs and utes. There are both high end and more moderately priced options that can use them. These tyres vary in cost depending on their quality and the manufacturer.
Some vehicles that can use 255 65R17 tyres include the Ford F-150, the Holden Colorado, the Isuzu Rodeo, the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and the Nissan Navara.
Some drivers will prefer a slightly different size instead. One option could be the 265 60R17. These are slightly wider, which means they will have a shorter braking distance and better handling.