P205/50R16 86 SL is a Standard Load tire with a load index of 86 and a maximum tire load capacity of 1183 lbs @ 36 psi, capable of supporting up to 1183 pounds or 537 kilograms when inflated to its maximum air pressure of 36 pounds per square inch (psi) or 248 kilopascals (kPa).
P205/50R16 89 XL is a Extra Load tire with a load index of 89 and a maximum tire load capacity of 1279 lbs @ 41 psi, capable of supporting up to 1279 pounds or 580 kilograms when inflated to its maximum air pressure of 41 pounds per square inch (psi) or 283 kilopascals (kPa).
Tire Load Capacity Calculator
Calculate proper tire load capacity for P205/50R16 (86 SL and 89 XL) tire within inflation range of 26 psi to 36 psi for SL or 41 psi for XL. Inflating P205/50R16 tire over 36 psi (SL) or 41 psi (XL) will not increase its maximum load carrying capacity of 1183 pounds (SL) or 1279 pounds (XL).
Replacement Tire Pressure Calculator
When replacing vehicle's original equipment tires with P205/50R16 (86 SL and 89 XL) tire, calculate proper replacement tire inflation based on original tire's load capacity at its recommended tire pressure. Never overload P205/50R16 tire above its maximum load capacity of 1183 pounds (SL) or 1279 pounds (XL).
Original Tire is LT-Metric
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Tires with P205/50R16 tire size
2 tire models are available in P205/50R16 tire size. Click on tire model to check its inflation and load capacity values.