Replacing tires can be complicated since there may be multiple tire options to fit your vehicle. The tires originally supplied on your vehicle are referred to as original equipment (OE) tires. Your vehicle manufacturer determines the proper OE tire size, speed rating, load range, etc. For this reason you should refer to your owner’s manual prior to replacing any tires.
There are times when acceptable options exist to change a tire size or type on your vehicle. However, you should always refer to your owner’s manual and rely on an authorized tire retailer for expert advice to ensure safe and legal fitments for any tire choices.
In this section you’ll learn more about your replacement options when it’s time to change your tires. Learn about substitute tire sizes, size descriptions, load index, plus sizing, tire mixing, etc