185/55R16 Tire Pressure Chart

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

Tire Size 26 psi 29 psi 32 psi 35 psi 36 psi 38 psi 41 psi 42 psi
185/55R16 (83 SL) 822 lbs 897 lbs 972 lbs 1045 lbs 1074 lbs (83 SL)
185/55R16 (87 XL) 818 lbs 893 lbs 966 lbs 1036 lbs 1060 lbs 1107 lbs 1177 lbs 1201 lbs (87 XL)
Tire Size 26 psi 29 psi 32 psi 35 psi 36 psi 38 psi 41 psi 42 psi
185/55R16 83 SL 822 lbs 897 lbs 972 lbs 1045 lbs 1074 lbs (83 SL)
185/55R16 87 XL 818 lbs 893 lbs 966 lbs 1036 lbs 1060 lbs 1107 lbs 1177 lbs 1201 lbs (87 XL)

185/55R16 is an Metric tire.

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185/55R16 83 SL is a Standard Load tire with a load index of 83 and a maximum tire load capacity of 1074 lbs @ 36 psi, capable of supporting up to 1074 pounds or 487 kilograms when inflated to its maximum air pressure of 36 pounds per square inch (psi) or 248 kilopascals (kPa).

185/55R16 87 XL is an Extra Load tire with a load index of 87 and a maximum tire load capacity of 1201 lbs @ 42 psi, capable of supporting up to 1201 pounds or 545 kilograms when inflated to its maximum air pressure of 42 pounds per square inch (psi) or 290 kilopascals (kPa).

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Tires with 185/55R16 tire size

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

Vehicles with 185/55R16 tire size

185/55R16 tire size is used for original equipment tires on 1 vehicle. Click on vehicle model to find its recommended tire pressure for 185/55R16 tires.

Replacement tire sizes compatible with 185/55R16 tire

185/55R16 tire can be replaced with 43 compatible tire sizes. Click on tire size to see its load and inflation table.