255 50R19 tyres have a section width of 255mm and an aspect ratio of 50%. The aspect ratio is the height of the tyre in comparison to its width. These tyres are made with radial ply construction and they suit wheel rims that have diameters of 19 inches.
At the end of a tyre's code, there is a combination of letters and numbers that tell you the maximum load capacity as well as the highest speed that it can safely travel at. A good example is the 255 50 R19 107Y. These tyres can carry 975kg each, at speeds of up to 300km/h.
255 50 R19 tyres can fit many different makes and models, most of which are larger vehicles such as utes and four wheel drives. These include luxury cars, as well as more economical choices. The prices of these tyres will vary depending depending on the quality and the brand.
Some of the more common models that use 255 50R19 tyres include the Audi Q7, the BMW X5, the Ford Edge, the Honda CR-V, the Hyundai ix55, the Jeep Cherokee, the Lexus RX and the Mazda CX-7.
Other tyre sizes may also be suitable for your vehicle. If you prefer narrower tyres that are more economical and quieter, you may want to consider something like the 245 55R19.