2021 Chevy Silverado Tire Size Guide

June 29th, 2021 by

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss
 

As the only part of your vehicle touching Revere-area roads, it’s important to keep an eye on your tire health and find the right size tire for your 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500. When it’s time to find a tire replacement, you might be wondering, “what size tires are on my Chevy Silverado?” Follow along with Pride Chevrolet, Inc. as we go over the Chevy Silverado tire size guide, and how you understand what the tire sizes mean. 


What Size Tires Are On My Chevy Silverado?

Across the Chevy Silverado configurations, Saugus drivers can find the right truck that fits their driving style. So, when it comes to finding the right tires that fit your Silverado, the tire size and wheel size can vary depending on the configuration you have. Take a look at the various wheel sizes, and see which tires your Silverado models can take:

17-in. x 8-in. Steel or aluminum Wheel

  • P255/70R17 all-season
  • P265/70R17 all-season
  • Available on the WT, LT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, RST

18-in. x 8.5-in. Aluminum Wheel

  • P265/65R18 all-season or all terrain
  • LT275/65R18 Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac
  • Available on the WT, LT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, High Country

20-in. x 9-in. Aluminum Wheel 

  • P275/60R20 all-season or all terrain
  • Available on the WT, LT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, High Country

22-in. x 9-in. Aluminum Wheel

  • P275/50R22 all-season
  • Available on the High Country

Tire Code Meaning

With the Chevy Silverado tire size guide above, you have an idea of what to look out for when shopping for tires, but you can take the worry out of finding your Silverado tires and trust the team at Pride Chevrolet, Inc. by using our tire finder or by easily scheduling service. However, on your search, it’s best to understand what each part of the tire code means so you’re getting the right tire performance. 

Using the Example: P255/55R17

  • P: Indicates the tires intended use. (P = Passenger, LT = Light Truck, T = Temporary, ST = Special Trailer)
  • 255: The width of the tire tread in millimeters.
  • 55: The ratio between the sidewall height and the width of the tire’s tread, and it is measured in percentage. This means that the height of the sidewall is 55% of the tire’s tread width.
  • R: Indicates they are radial tires, the most common type. (R = Radial, B = Bias Belt, D = Diagonal)
  • 17: The diameter of the rim (wheel) in inches.

Find Chevy Tires with Pride Chevrolet, Inc.!

If you’re still pondering “what size tires are on my Chevy Silverado?” don’t hesitate to contact us at Pride Chevrolet, Inc. for more information. When it’s time for tire service, turn to the factory-trained technicians in our service center who use state-of-the-art technology and genuine OEM parts to ensure your truck continues to run smoothly on Lynn streets.

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