205/45R16 Tire Pressure Chart

Proper tire load capacity at specified tire inflation pressures for 205/45R16 tires.

205/45R16 is a Metric tire size that comes with 2 tire load index and load range options.

Tire Size 26 psi 29 psi 32 psi 35 psi 36 psi (SL) 38 psi (XL) 41 psi 42 psi
205/45R16
SL 83
827 lbs 893 lbs 970 lbs 1036 lbs 1074 lbs Show Specs
205/45R16
XL 87
816 lbs 893 lbs 959 lbs 1036 lbs 1069 lbs 1102 lbs 1168 lbs 1201 lbs Show Specs

205/45R16 83 SL is a Standard Load tire with tire load index of 83 and maximum tire load capacity of 1074 lbs @ 36 psi.

Calculate proper tire load capacity for 205/45R16 83 SL tire within inflation range of 26 psi to 36 psi. Inflating 205/45R16 83 SL tire over 36 psi will not increase its maximum load carrying capacity of 1074 pounds.

When replacing vehicle's original equipment tires with 205/45R16 83 SL tire, calculate proper replacement tire inflation based on original tire's load capacity at its recommended tire pressure. Never overload 205/45R16 83 SL tire above its maximum load capacity of 1074 lbs.

Original Tire
is LT-Metric

205/45R16 87 XL is an Extra Load tire with tire load index of 87 and maximum tire load capacity of 1201 lbs @ 42 psi.

Calculate proper tire load capacity for 205/45R16 87 XL tire within inflation range of 26 psi to 42 psi. Inflating 205/45R16 87 XL tire over 42 psi will not increase its maximum load carrying capacity of 1201 pounds.

When replacing vehicle's original equipment tires with 205/45R16 87 XL tire, calculate proper replacement tire inflation based on original tire's load capacity at its recommended tire pressure. Never overload 205/45R16 87 XL tire above its maximum load capacity of 1201 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 205/45R16 tire size

30 tire models are available in 205/45R16 tire size. Click on tire model to check its maximum tire inflation and tire load capacity.

Vehicles with 205/45R16 tire size

205/45R16 tire size is used for original equipment tires on 3 vehicles. Click on vehicle model to find its recommended tire pressure for 205/45R16 tires.