These tyres fit many different makes and models, especially larger vehicles. 285 70R17 tyres have a width of 285mm and a 70% aspect ratio. This is the height of the tyres compared to their width. The R in the code symbolises that they are designed with radial ply construction, while the 17 means that they fit wheel rims with 17 inch diameters. The last element of a tyre's code indicates its maximum load capacity as well as the top speed that it can operate at safely. For example, 285 70 R17 117T tyres can carry 1,285kg for each tyre at speeds of up to 190km/h.
Tyres come in a variety sizes. 285 70 17 tyres are geared more towards larger vehicles such as utes and 4Wds. There are both luxury options and more affordable cars that can use this tyre. The price varies depending on the quality and the manufacturer. Some of the models that are suitable for 285 70R17 tyres include the Nissan Armada and the Toyota Tundra.
Depending on your driving style and local conditions, you may find that another size of tyre is more appropriate. Narrower tyres, such as the 275 70R17 will be good for fuel economy and also give you a quieter ride.