Volkswagen Passat Tire Size

Has it been several years since you’ve thought about your car’s tires? Recently experienced a flat tire that needs replacing? Then, it’s time to upgrade your wheels with a fresh set of tires. However, before you can take to the streets of Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO, you need to determine which tire size is needed for your Volkswagen Passat.

To help you learn more, the tire experts at McDonald Volkswagen have created this VW Passat tire size guide. Ready to see what tire size your VW Passat needs? Keep reading to get started!

VW Passat Tire Size

VW Passat Tire Size

When it’s time to purchase new tires for your sedan, it’s important that you purchase the proper tire size that will fit your specific VW Passat model.

Depending on which VW Passat trim level you drive, there are three different possible tire sizes for your vehicle:

  • 215/55 R17 94H all-season tires
  • 235/45 R18 94H all-season tires
  • 235/40 R19 92H all-season tires

Now let’s take a look at how to determine the tire size of your model!

How to Read VW Passat Tire Sizes

Initially, trying to decipher tire sizes may seem like speaking a foreign language. We assure you that once you learn the secret to reading tire sizes, you’ll be a tire pro in no time.

Tire sizes are broken down by width, construction, diameter, and more. Thankfully, each of these different components are clearly identifiable. Let’s use the standard 215/55 R17 94H tire size as an example to quickly teach you how to read tire sizes:

VW Passat Tire Size

Tire Reading

Tire Size Example


Width of tire in millimeters

215 millimeters


Aspect ratio of height to width



Tire construction



Tire width in inches

17 inches


Load index

1,477 lbs (per tire)


Max speed rating

130 MPH

Now that you know how to read tire sizes, where can you find this information on your VW Passat? Thankfully, this number is visibly printed on the sidewall of each tire.

Where to Get New VW Passat Tires

Where to Get New VW Passat Tires

In need of new tires? Not sure where to get them? Our on-site service center is the place to go. Here, our team of highly skilled technicians will expertly match the tires with their proper size and replace it for you.

Not sure if your tires need to be replaced? Our team can examine them thoroughly to determine the lifespan of your tires.

Other types of tire services our team offers include:

  • Tire rotation
  • Tire inspection
  • Tire repair

Make sure to check our list of rotating specials before purchasing your tires from our service center. You may be able to purchase your new set of tires at a reduced rate.

To ensure that keeping your tires healthy never comes between you and your daily routine, we offer flexible service appointments. Make an appointment for one of our early-bird or after-work slots or stop by on Saturday.

For quick services, like tire rotations, you can take advantage of our VW Service Xpress center that does not require any appointments. Simply stop by during service hours at a time most convenient for you.

Get New Tires for Your VW Passat Today

When your VW Passat needs a fresh set of tires, head over to the service center at McDonald Volkswagen. Here, our technicians can determine the proper tire size for your model and get you back to cruising in and around Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, Colorado, in no time at all.

What are you waiting for? Visit our dealership to get new tires for your VW Passat today!

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