265 70 R17 tyres have a width of 265mm and an aspect ratio of 70%. This means that the tyre's height is 70% of the width. The R in the code signifies that they are made with radial ply construction, suiting wheel rims that are 17 inches in diameter. The final part of a tyre's code indicates the maximum load capacity as well as the top speed that it can reach safely. A 265 70R17 121S can carry 1450kg for each tyre at speeds of up to 180km/h.
These 265 70 17 tyres are suited to a range of larger vehicles such as 4WDs and utes. There are some luxury models that can use these tyres, as well as standard options. This means that there is something for everyone.
265 70R17 tyres fit many different models, including the Ford Expedition, the Ford F-150, the Ford F-250, the Ford F-350, the Hummer H3, the Jeep Wrangler, the Toyota 4Runner and the Toyota FJ Cruiser.
There are several other types of tyre that may also be suitable for your vehicle. A narrower tyre such as the 255 75R17 will give you a smoother ride and better fuel economy.