# 2001 Lincoln LS Tire Size

Your Lincoln was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 2001 Lincoln LS, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Lincoln LS's rim size is the number to the right of the R. In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16-inch rims.

## Rim Size Selection

Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.

## 16-Inch Rims

### 2001 Lincoln LS

There are multiple tire sizes for your 2001 Lincoln LS that depend upon the trim level. Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size. Then pick the best tire size for your 2001 Lincoln LS.

Trim Options:

### LSEV6 (Automatic)

## P215/60R16 94

### Simplified Size: 215-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Lincoln LS is **P215/60R16 94H**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Lincoln LS's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

60 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 129 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

94 | This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

Trim Options:

### V8

## P215/60R16 94

### Simplified Size: 215-60-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Lincoln LS is **P215/60R16 94V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Lincoln LS's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

60 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 129 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

94 | This tire has a load index of 94, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1474 pounds (670 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 2001 Lincoln LS

The original tire size for your 2001 Lincoln LS is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Lincoln LS's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### LSEV6 (Manual)V8 w/Sport Pkg.

## P235/50R17 95

### Simplified Size: 235-50-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 2001 Lincoln LS is **P235/50R17 95V**. A color-coded explanation of the 2001 Lincoln LS's tire size is shown below.

P | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. | ||||||

50 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 117 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. | ||||||

95 | This tire has a load index of 95, which means it's capable of carrying a load of 1518 pounds (690 kg) or less. A higher number means the tire can carry more weight. A lower number means the opposite. | ||||||

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes. A higher speed becomes dangerous. |