Black vehicle driving through tunnel.

About Tires

Tires are more than just black and round. Much more. They utilize an innovative mix of chemistry, physics and engineering. And we’re here to help explain. Learn how to read your sidewall, understand tire construction and speed ratings, and find the right tires for your car.

Reading A Tire Sidewall

The numbers and letters on the side of your tire have very specific meanings.

Learn More

Tire Construction

What’s inside a tire? Innovative technology.

Learn More

Tire Speed Ratings & Tread Life

A through Z. Find out what ratings offer longer mileage, better grip and a smoother ride.

Learn More

The Right Tire For Your Car

To find out what tires are right for your car, check your vehicle’s OEM door sticker or your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Or for a quick and easy way, you can also use Michelin’s Tire Selector.

Learn More

How to Change a Tire

Conquer one of life’s most unpleasant situations with these important tips.

Learn More

Run Flat Tires

Learn how run flat technology lets you drive even during a tire puncture.

Learn More

Although not available online, we may be able to help you find a tire that fits your selection.

Please tell us the year, make and model of the vehicle for which you would like a tire recommendation. Also please let us know which tire features are important to you. Finally, let us know the area of the country where you do most of your driving. This way, we can provide you with our best recommendation.

Please click the "CONTACT US" button below to allow our Consumer Care team to help you find a tire that matches your selectionorview all tire sizes available.

Contact UsCancel
Close

Locate a Tire Dealer

Enter Street Address, City and State, or Zip code below


Close

Talk with our Consumer Care Representative

Please enter your information below and a representative will call you within 10 minutes

*Required Fields

  • Character limit:

  • Michelin Tire Selector
  • MICHELIN® Tire Selector
  • MICHELIN® tires

CloseFind Tires By:

Close

Please Note

Winter tires are available. Would you like to view them?

  • Submit
  • In order to find your vehicle's options please check the following:
- The vehicle's window sticker, or a decal usually located on the side or rear of the vehicle
- The vehicle owner manual
- Your original sales invoice
  • Your vehicle was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Please select your size.

    Knowing your tire size can help save time at the tire retailer. It also enables you to make an informed tire purchase.

You can find your vehicle's original equipment tire size in one of the following places:
1. On the tire placard located on the driver's door jamb 
2. In your owners manual
3. On glove compartment door
 4. Inside the fuel hatch or trunk lid

You can also check your existing tire's designation on the sidewall. However, there is no guarantee that these are the original tire size unless they came on the vehicle new.

 Note: Tire Size Image. Show sidewall and tire placard. Example below from UK.
  • Find a Tire DisabledFind a Tire EnabledBlank
  • Find the exact tire quickly using your tire size. Check your owner's manual or tire sidewall to find the required specifications.

  • This three-digit number represents the width of the tire in millimeters (mm), measured from sidewall to sidewall. Since this measure is affected by the width of the rim, the measurement is done when the tire is on its intended rim size.  <div><img src="/assets/mi/system/images/contextual-help/R2-width.png" /></div>
  • The aspect ratio is the relationship of a tire's sidewall height to its section width, expressed as a percentage. In this example, the tire sidewall height is approximately 55% of the tire width. The higher the number, the taller the sidewall; the lower the number, the lower the sidewall.<div><img src="/assets/mi/system/images/contextual-help/R2-aspect.png" /></div>
  • The diameter of the rim in inches.<div><img src="/assets/mi/system/images/contextual-help/R2-diameter.png" /></div>
  • Find a Tire DisabledFind a Tire EnabledBlank
  • If you know the name of the tire are looking for, select the tire from the list below.

  • Find a Tire DisabledFind a Tire EnabledBlank
  • All tires fall into certain categories. If you're wanting to do a broad search of our tire lines, use the list below.

  • All tires fall into certain categories. If you're wanting to do a broad search of our tire lines, use the list below.
  • Find a Tire DisabledFind a Tire EnabledBlank
Close