Tesla Tire Size by model and year

Ideally, for safe driving and car efficiency, you need high-performance tires. In this guide, we discuss Tesla size tires in detail and show a complete tire size chart. An expert tire tips guide you have if you’re a Tesla enthusiast. Why is the size of Tesla tires important? The right-sized Tires on electric cars like Tesla make a huge difference in the performance and range.

The tables are categorized based on the type of tire and Tesla model type. When purchasing Tesla tires you should understand the weather or summer tires or winter tires. Make it your habit to purchase the standard size tire package to avert road noise and disturbance. 

Let us have a look at the different Tesla tire size charts below! Brands like Michelin, Goodyear, Continental, offer tires for Tesla, as long as you use the below-indicated sizes.

Understanding tires sizes, you can discover in this dedicated Tires Size Chart

Tesla Tire Size Chart 

There are different Tesla models which give an all-around excellent driving experience when fixed with the correct wheel size model. The Tesla accessories we shall discuss in this table are the Tesla tire sizes. 

In the table below, we have the perfect Tesla Automotive wheel categorized based on the different models. 

Tesla Model Tire Size example
example of Tesla Model S with choice of Tesla Tire Size

Tesla Roadster Tire Sizes 

                                                                Model 2012
2.5(Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17
2.5 Sport(Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17
                                                                  Model 2011
2.5(Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17
2.5 Sport (Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17
                                                                Model 2010
Base Model (Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17
                                                                Model 2009 
Base Model (Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17
                                                                Model 2008
Base Model (Front) 175/55R16 (Rear) 225/45R17

Tesla Model Y Tire Sizes 

                                                                Model 2021
Performance 1. 255/45R19 2. 255/40R20
Long Range1. 255/45R19 2. 255/40R20
                                                                Model 2020
Performance1. 255/45R19 2. 255/40R20
Long Range1. 255/45R19 2. 255/40R20

Tesla Model X Tire Sizes

                                                                 Model 2021
Performance1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
Long Range 1. (Front) 265/45R20     (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 275/45R20      (Rear) 285/35R22
                                                                 Model 2020
Performance1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
Long Range1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
                                                                 Model 2019
Performance1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
Base Model 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
                                                                Model 2018
P100D1. (Front) 265/45R20     (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
75D1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
100D1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22     
                                                                Model 2017
P100D 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
90D1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
75D 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
100D 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
                                                                 Model 2016
P90D Staggered Tires1. (Front) 265/45R20     (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
P90D1. 265/45R20 2. 275/45R20
90D Staggered Tires 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22     (Rear) 285/35R22
90D 1. 265/45R20 2. 275/45R20
75D1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
70D 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22
60D 1. (Front) 265/45R20      (Rear) 275/45R20 2. (Front) 265/35R22      (Rear) 285/35R22

Tesla Model S Tire Sizes 

                                                                 Model 2021
Plaid 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21
Performance1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21
Long Range1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21
                                                                 Model 2020
Performance1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21      (Rear) 265/35R21
Long Range1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21      (Rear) 265/35R21
                                                                 Model 2019
Performance1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21      (Rear) 265/35R21
Base Model 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21     (Rear) 265/35R21
                                                                Model 2018 
P100D1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21      (Rear) 265/35R21
75D1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21      (Rear) 265/35R21
100D1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21 3. (Front) 245/35R21     (Rear) 265/35R21
                                                                 Model 2017
P90D1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
P100D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
P100D 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
90D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
90D 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
75D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
75D1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
75 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
751. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
60D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
60D1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
60 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
60 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
100D Staggered Tires (Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
100D 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
                                                                 Model 2016
P90D Staggered Tires (Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
P90D1. 245/45R19 2.245/35R21
90D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
90D 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
70D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
70D 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
70 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
701. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
                                                                 Model 2015
P85D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
P85D1. 245/35R19 2. 245/35R21
P85 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
P851. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
85D Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
85D 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
85 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
851. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
60 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
601. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
                                                                 Model 2014
P85D(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
P85 Staggered Tires(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
P85 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
851.245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
601. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
                                                                 Model 2013
Performance Plus(Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
Performance 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
Base Model 1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21
                                                                  Model 2012
Sport (Front) 245/35R21 (Rear) 265/35R21
Base Model1. 245/45R19 2. 245/35R21

Tesla Model 3 Tire Sizes. 

                                                                Model 2021. 
Standard Range Plus1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
Performance(Front) 235/35R20 (Rear) 275/30R20
Long Range 1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
                                                                Model 2020
Standard Range Plus RWD1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
Performance (Front) 235/35R20 (Rear) 275/30R20
Long Range AWD1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
                                                                Model 2019
Performance(Front) 235/35R20 (Rear) 275/30R20
Mid-Range RWD1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
Long-Range AWD1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
                                                                 Model 2018
Base Model 1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19     (Rear) 265/35R19
Performance(Front) 235/35R20 (Rear) 275/30R20
                                                                Model 2017
Base Model 1. 235/45R18 2. 235/40R19 3. (Front) 235/40R19      (Rear) 265/35R19
Performance(Front) 235/35R20 (Rear) 275/30R20

How to Choose the Right Tesla Tire Size

When choosing the right Tesla tire size you need to start by understanding the purpose of the tire; vehicle acceleration, handling/steering, and braking. Some tires are only ideal for wet conditions. 

By considering the factors above you will comprehend the significance of having quality tires. You are required to have a tire with lower rolling resistance to ensure vehicle efficiency. These key factors will affect your decision when picking the right size of Tesla season tires. However, road quality is uncontrollable despite the tire type. 

The best Tesla Tire Size for you. 

Whether your Tesla vehicle requires smaller-size wheel or larger 22-inch wheels, you must select the actual size measurement to ensure efficiency. There are different wheel options but you need to purchase the best wheel packages for your vehicle. We have size charts with earlier version of Tesla vehicles just incase you bought your Tesla vehicle in 2012. 

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Conclusion

In reality, different tire sizes will cause disparity in efficiency but you need to get a standard tire size for your vehicle. If you don’t like changing the tires every time the weather changes consider an all-season tire. 

According to tesla news, model 3 accelerates in 3.1 seconds making it a high performance vehicle. It requires the correct Tesla tire size to do this. In the tables above we have well-researched tire size charts grouped based on the model. 

If you enjoyed reading through this guide, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment or your opinion below!

Pictures in this post by Robin van Geenen on Unsplash : a Michelin tire, handled here

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