185/55R16 Tire Pressure Chart

Proper tire load capacity at specified tire inflation pressures for 185/55R16 tires.

185/55R16 is a Metric tire size that comes with 1 tire load index and load range option.

Tire Size 26 psi 29 psi 32 psi 35 psi 36 psi (SL) 38 psi (XL) 41 psi 42 psi
XL 87
818 lbs 892 lbs 965 lbs 1037 lbs 1061 lbs 1108 lbs 1179 lbs 1202 lbs Show Specs

185/55R16 87 XL is an Extra Load tire with tire load index of 87 and maximum tire load capacity of 1202 lbs @ 42 psi.

Calculate proper tire load capacity for 185/55R16 87 XL tire within inflation range of 26 psi to 42 psi. Inflating 185/55R16 87 XL tire over 42 psi will not increase its maximum load carrying capacity of 1202 pounds.

When replacing vehicle's original equipment tires with 185/55R16 87 XL tire, calculate proper replacement tire inflation based on original tire's load capacity at its recommended tire pressure. Never overload 185/55R16 87 XL tire above its maximum load capacity of 1202 lbs.

Original Tire
is LT-Metric

All listed data is for informational purposes only. TirePsi.com does not warrant or make any representations regarding the accuracy of or the results of the use of this information. Always refer to vehicle owner's manual for recommended tire pressure settings. Never overinflate or overload a tire beyond its maximum capabilities listed on sidewall. For individual tire size, refer to its load and inflation table.

Tires with 185/55R16 tire size

27 tire models are available in 185/55R16 tire size. Click on tire model to check its maximum tire inflation and tire load capacity.

Vehicles with 185/55R16 tire size

185/55R16 tire size is used for original equipment tires on 2 vehicles. Click on vehicle model to find its recommended tire pressure for 185/55R16 tires.