215/45R16 Tire Pressure Chart

Proper tire load capacity at specified tire inflation pressures for 215/45R16 tires.

215/45R16 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
215/45R16
SL 86
904 lbs 981 lbs 1058 lbs 1135 lbs 1168 lbs Show Specs
215/45R16
XL 90
900 lbs 982 lbs 1063 lbs 1142 lbs 1168 lbs 1220 lbs 1297 lbs 1323 lbs Show Specs

215/45R16 86 SL is a Standard Load tire with tire load index of 86 and maximum tire load capacity of 1168 lbs @ 36 psi.

Calculate proper tire load capacity for 215/45R16 86 SL tire within inflation range of 26 psi to 36 psi. Inflating 215/45R16 86 SL tire over 36 psi will not increase its maximum load carrying capacity of 1168 pounds.

When replacing vehicle's original equipment tires with 215/45R16 86 SL tire, calculate proper replacement tire inflation based on original tire's load capacity at its recommended tire pressure. Never overload 215/45R16 86 SL tire above its maximum load capacity of 1168 lbs.

Original Tire
is LT-Metric

215/45R16 90 XL is an Extra Load tire with tire load index of 90 and maximum tire load capacity of 1323 lbs @ 42 psi.

Calculate proper tire load capacity for 215/45R16 90 XL tire within inflation range of 26 psi to 42 psi. Inflating 215/45R16 90 XL tire over 42 psi will not increase its maximum load carrying capacity of 1323 pounds.

When replacing vehicle's original equipment tires with 215/45R16 90 XL tire, calculate proper replacement tire inflation based on original tire's load capacity at its recommended tire pressure. Never overload 215/45R16 90 XL tire above its maximum load capacity of 1323 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 215/45R16 tire size

4 tire models are available in 215/45R16 tire size. Click on tire model to check its maximum tire inflation and tire load capacity.

Vehicles with 215/45R16 tire size

215/45R16 tire size is used for original equipment tires on 1 vehicle. Click on vehicle model to find its recommended tire pressure for 215/45R16 tires.