You might think that lug nuts are insignificant due to their small size. However, they are one of the most essential parts of any vehicle. This is why it's important for them to always be at the right size for your vehicle so that they work well. If you are interested in knowing more about lug nut size, then you have come to the right page. In this article, you will learn more about lug nut socket size chart and what they mean.

Lug Nut Socket Size

A lug nut is a type of nut fastener that has one conical or rounded end. It is used on aluminum or steel wheels. Lug nuts come in different sets and are mostly used to secure vehicle wheels and threaded wheel studs to the vehicle’s axles. In addition, lug nuts have varying sizes, depending on the wheel nut size guide. This means that there is a specific nut for every manufacturer. Consequently, for every lug nut, there is a suitable or specific socket size. What size are lug nuts? The most common sizes are the following:
  • 17mm
  • ¾ inches
  • 13/16 inches
  • ⅞ inches
  • 23mm

What Lug Nut Size Do You Need?

If you are wondering what lug nut size you need for your vehicle; the answer highly depends on its make and model. Most vehicles during the late 1900s required a 12mm x 1.5 nut type. Meanwhile, those vehicles produced during the early 2000s are compatible with either 12 mm x 1.5 or 14 mm x 1.5 lug nuts. They also vary in terms of lug nut wrench size. To help you figure out what exactly is the lug nut size for your vehicle, you can refer to these steps:

Step #1: Find out the Seat Type Where the Nuts Fit into the Wheel

You first need to find out the seat type where the nuts fit into the wheel. Most of the time, the seat will be tapered and rounded at a 60 degrees angle. In some cases, a smaller inner cylinder offsets it. seat Those nut seats with a straight 60 degree beveled edge are known as tapered seats acorns. Meanwhile, rounded seats are called ball seats or rounded. Lastly, offset seats are referred to as mags seats which usually have a washer between the wheel seat and the ledge.

Step #2: Check the Lug Nut Thread Size

The next step is to check the lug nut thread size. For this step, you can refer to your car’s instruction manual with its lug nut size chart, where you will find more specific information about the thread dimensions. To get the measurement of the thread width on the lug bolt, you will need a measuring tape. If you are unable to do this, you can also opt to bring the nut to the hardware store and test it around other bolts to find the perfect fit.

Step #3: Measure the Thread Pitch

thread-pitch
For example a thread pitch of 1.5 means that the distance between one thread and the next is 1.5mm. In general smaller fasteners have finer thread so they have lower thread pitch.
Finally, you have to make sure that the thread pitch is compatible with the threads per inch on the bolts. Again, you can use the owner’s manual for this one or do the second option discussed in step #2 But instead, check the lug nut thread size chart.
Standard Allen Key Socket Cap Bolts: image
Standard Allen Key Socket Cap Bolts
Tapered Socket Cap Bolts: image
Tapered Socket Cap Bolts
Flanged Hex Head Bolts: image
Flanged Hex Head Bolts
Dome Head/Fairing Bolts: image
Dome Head/Fairing Bolts
Flat Washers: image
Flat Washers
Drilled Washers: image
Drilled Washers
Countersunk Bodywork Washers: image
Countersunk Bodywork Washers
Race Spec Bolts: image
Race Spec Bolts
Race Spec Bodywork Bolts: image
Race Spec Bodywork Bolts

Lug nut thread size chart

ACURA Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1986-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
MDX 2002-2006 12mm x 1.5 Nut
MDX 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
RL 2005-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
TL 2004-2008 12mm x 1.5 Nut
TL 2009-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
ALFA ROMEO Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 1972-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
AM General Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Hummer 2 2005-2008 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Hummer 3 2006-210 12mm x 1.5 Nut
AUDI Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1988-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
4000 1980-1987 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
BMW Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 1962-1976 12mm x 1.5 Nut
ALL (except below) 1977-On 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
7 Series 2002-2008 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
7 Series 2009-On 14mm x 1.25 Bolt
X3 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
X5 2000-2006 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
X5 2006-On 14mm x 1.25 Bolt
X6 2008-On 14mm x 1.25 Bolt
BUICK Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (front wheel drive) 1979-1989 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Allure 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Apollo 1973-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Century 1973-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Century 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Electra 1958-1984 1/2" x 20 Nut
Electra 1985-1991 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Enclave 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Grand Sport 1961-1982 7/16" x 20 Nut
Lacrosse 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Le Sabre 1961-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Le Sabre 1977-1985 7/16" x 20 Nut
Le Sabre (station wagon, V8) 1977-1990 1/2" x 20 Nut
Le Sabre 1986-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Lucerne 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Limited 1980-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Opel 1968-1979 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Park Avenue 1984-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Rainier 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Reatta 1988-1992 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Regal 1977-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Regal 1982-2004 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Rendezvous 2002-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Riviera 1963-1978 1/2" x 20 Nut
Riviera 1979-1999 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Roadmaster 1991-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Skyhawk 1975-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Skyhawk 1982-1991 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Skylark 1962-1979 7/16" x 20 Nut
Skylark, Somerset 1980-1998 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Special/Special Wagon 1967-1977 7/16" x 20 Nut
Terraza 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
CADILLAC Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (front wheel drive) 1979-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Allante 1979-1993 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Brougham 1987-1990 1/2" x 20 Nut
Brougham 1991-1995 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Catera 1997-2002 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Cimarron 1981-1988 12mm x 1.5 Nut
CTS, CTS-V 2003-2007 12mm x 1.5 Nut
CTS, CTS-V 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Deville (RWD) 1962-1985 1/2" x 20 Nut
Deville (FWD) 1986-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
DTS 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
El Dorado 1953-1978 1/2" x 20 Nut
El Dorado 1979-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Escalade 1999-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Fleetwood (RWD) 1960-1986 1/2" x 20 Nut
Fleetwood (FWD) 1987-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Seville 1975-1976 7/16" x 20 Nut
Seville 1977-1979 1/2" x 20 Nut
Seville 1980-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SRX, XLR, XLR-V 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
STS, STS-V 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
CHEVROLET/GEO (Cars) Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Aveo 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Bel Air, Biscayne 1954-1970 7/16" x 20 Nut
Bel Air, Biscayne 1971-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Beretta 1988-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Camaro 1967-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Camaro 1982-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Camaro 2010-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Caprice 1968-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Caprice 1977-1990 7/16" x 20 Nut
Caprice (station wagon, V8) 1977-1990 1/2" x 20 Nut
Caprice and Wagon 1991-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Cavalier, Celebrity, Corsica 1982-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Chevelle 1964-1976 7/16" x 20 Nut
Chevette 1976-1987 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Citation 1980-1985 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Cobalt 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Corvette 1953-1983 7/16" x 20 Nut
Corvette 1984-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Epica, Optra 2004-2007 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Equinox 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Geo Metro 1990-1994 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Geo Metro 1995-2001 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Geo Metro Convertible 1990-1993 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Geo Prizm, Storm 1990-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Geo Tracker 1989-2004 12mm x 1.25 Nut
HHR 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Impala 1958-1970 7/16" x 20 Nut
Impala 1971-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Impala 1977-1984 7/16" x 20 Nut
Impala (station wagon, V8) 1977-1984 1/2" x 20 Nut
Impala 1993-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Laguna, Monza, Vega 1965-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Lumina, Lumina APV 1989-2001 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Malibu 1964-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Malibu 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Metro 1995-2001 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Monte Carlo 1970-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Monte Carlo 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Nova, Chevy II 1962-1979 7/16" x 20 Nut
Nova 1986-1989 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Spectrum 1985-1989 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SSR 2004-2006 12mm x 1.5 Nut
CHEVROLET/GMC (Trucks & SUVs) Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Acadia 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Avalanche 2002-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Astro Van 1985-2002 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Astro Van 2003-2005 7/16" x 20 Nut
Blazer 4WD (6-lug) 1971-1991 1/2" x 20 Nut
Blazer 2WD (5-lug) 1971-1991 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Blazer 1992-1994 12mm x 1.5 Nut
S-10 Blazer 1983-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
S-10 1983-2004 7/16" x 20 Nut
Caballero, El Camino 1964-1981 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Caballero, El Camino 1982-1987 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Canyon 2004-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
C-10 1971-1988 1/2" x 20 Nut
C-1500 1971-1987 1/2" x 20 Nut
Chevy 3/4 Ton Van 1960-1981 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Colorado 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Envoy 1999-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Express Van, Denali 1996-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Equinox 2005-On 7/16" x 20 Nut
Jimmy (5-lug) 1969-1970 1/2" x 20 Nut
Jimmy (5-lug) 1971-1991 7/16" x 20 Nut
Jimmy (6-lug) 1971-1991 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Luv 1972-1984 1/2" x 20 Nut
Pickup (5-lug) 1971-1987 7/16" x 20 Nut
Pickup (6-lug) 1937-1987 1/2" x 20 Nut
Pickup (8-lug) 1965-1987 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Pickups (ALL) 1988-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
S-15, Sonoma, Jimmy 1983-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Safari 1985-2002 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Safari 2003-2005 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Savana 1992-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Silverado 1996-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Sierra 1999-On 7/16" x 20 Nut
Sprint 1964-1981 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SSR 2004-2006 7/16" x 20 Nut
Suburban (5-lug) 1969-1970 1/2" x 20 Nut
Suburban (5-lug) 1971-1991 7/16" x 20 Nut
Suburban (6-lug) 1969-1991 9/16" x 18 Nut
Suburban (8-lug) 1969-1991 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Suburban, Yukon 1992-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Tahoe 1995-On 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Tracker 1989-2004 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Traverse 2009-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Trailblazer, Trailblazer XL 2002-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Uplander 2005-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Van/Express 1996-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Van (5-lug; except Express & Savana) 1971-1996 7/16" x 20 Nut
Van (6-lug; except Express & Savana) 1971-1996 1/2" x 20 Nut
Van (8-lug; except Express & Savana) 1965-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Ventura Minivan 1997-2005 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Yukon, Yukon Denali 2000-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
CHRYSTLER Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
300, 300C 2005-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
300M 1999-2004 12mm x 1.5 Nut
300M 2005-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Aspen 2007-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Cirrus 1995-2001 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Concorde, LHS 1993-2004 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Cordoba, Mirada, Newport 1971-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Crossfire 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
E-Class 1981-1988 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Imperial 1990-1995 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Le Baron 1982-1995 12mm x 1.5 Nut
New Yorker (FWD) 1983-1998 12mm x 1.5 Nut
New Yorker Fifth Ave. 1971-1992 1/2" x 20 Nut
Pacifica 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
PT Cruiser 2000-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Sebring 1995-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Town & Country 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Windsor 1960-1961 1/2" x 20 Nut
DAEWOO Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Lanos 1999-2002 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Leganza, Nubira 2000-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
DAIHATSU Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Charade 1989-1992 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Rocky 1990-1992 12mm x 1.5 Nut
DODGE (Cars) Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
400, 600, 600ES, Aries 1981-1984 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Aspen, Demon 1973-1980 1/2" x 20 Nut
Avenger 1995-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Caliber 2007-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Caravan, Grand Caravan 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Challenger 1971-1977 1/2" x 20 Nut
Challenger 1978-1983 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Challenger 2009-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Charger 1966-1970 1/2" x 20 Nut
Charger 1971-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Charger 1978-1988 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Charger 2006-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Colt, Lancer 1970-1993 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Conquest 1982-1988 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Coronet 1965-1977 1/2" x 20 Nut
D50 1975-1994 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Dart 1960-1964 1/2" x 20 Nut
Dart (w/o disc brakes) 1971-1976 7/16" x 20 Nut
Dart (w/ disc brakes) 1971-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Daytona, Monaco, Shelby 1981-1994 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Diplomat 1977-1988 1/2" x 20 Nut
Dynasty 1988-1995 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Intrepid 1993-2004 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Journey 2009-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Magnum 2005-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Mirada, St. Regis, Swinger 1971-1983 1/2" x 20 Nut
Neon, SRT-4 1994-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Nitro 2007-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Omni, O24, De Tomaso 1978-1991 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Shadow, Spirit 1987-1995 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Stealth 1991-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Stratus 1995-2006 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Viper 1992-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
DODGE (Trucks & SUVs) Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
B-100, W-100, W-150 1970-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Dakota 1987-2004 1/2" x 20 Nut
Dakota 2005-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Durango 1998-2003 1/2" x 20 Nut
Durango 2004-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Pickup 1971-1993 1/2" x 20 Nut
Pickup 2002-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Pickup 1500 1994-2001 1/2" x 20 Nut
Pickup 1500 2002-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Pickup 2500 & 3500 1994-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Raider 1987-1989 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Ram Charger 1971-1992 1/2" x 20 Nut
Ram 50, Dodge 4WD Pickup 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SRT-10 2004-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
Sprinter Wagon 2004-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Van 1971-2003 1/2" x 20 Nut
Van 2500 & 3500 1994-2003 9/16" x 18 Nut
EAGLE Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 1988-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
FORD (Cars) Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Aspire 1995-1997 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Contour 1995-2001 12mm X 1.5 Nut
Courier 1977-1983 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Crown Victoria, LTD 1960-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Custom ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Edge 2007-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Escort, EXP 1981-1983 1/2" x 20 Nut
Escort, EXP, Festiva, ZX2 1984-On 12mm X 1.5 Nut
Fairlane, Fairmont, Falcon, Futura ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Fiesta 1977-On 12mm X 1.5 Nut
Five Hundred 2005-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Focus 2000-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Fusion 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Galaxie, Granada ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Maverick ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Mustang 1965-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Pinto ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Probe 1988-2008 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Tempo 1984-1994 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Taurus 1986-2007 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Taurus 2008-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Thunderbird 1955-1988 1/2" x 20 Nut
Thunderbird 1989-On 12mm X 1.5 Nut
Torino ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
FORD (Trucks & SUVs) Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Aerostar 1986-1997 1/2" x 20 Nut
Bronco, Club Wagon, F-100 ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Courier 1977-1983 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Escape 2001-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Excursion 2000-2002 14mm x 2 Nut
Excursion 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Expedition 1997-1999 12mm x 1.75 Nut
Expedition 2000-On 14mm x 2 Nut
Explorer 1991-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Flex 2009-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Freestar 2004-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Freestyle 2005-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
F-150 1960-1996 1/2" x 20 Nut
F-150 1997-1999 12mm x 1.75 Nut
F-150 2000-On 14mm x 2 Nut
F-250 1981-1996 1/2" x 20 Nut
F-250 1997-1999 12mm x 1.75 Nut
F-250 2000-2002 14mm x 2 Nut
F-250 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
F-350 1981-1996 9/16" x 18 Nut
F-350, F-450, F-550 1997-2002 14mm x 2 Nut
F-350, F-450, F-550 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Ranchero ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Ranger 1983-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Van (E50, E100, E200) ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Van (E250, E350) ALL 9/16" x 18 Nut
Windstar 1994-2003 12mm x 1.5 Nut
HONDA Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 1976-1980 12mm x 1.5 Nut
ALL (except below) 1980-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Odyssey, Ridgeline 2005-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Pilot 2009-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
HYUNDAI Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
INFINITY Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 12mm x 1.25 Nut
ISUZU Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
JAGUAR Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1976-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
S Type, X Type, XJ 1999-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
XF Type 2008-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
JEEP Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (5-lug) 1/2" x 20 Nut
ALL (6-lug) 7/16" x 20 Nut
ALL (8-lug) 1/2" x 20 Nut
Commander 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Compass, Patriot 2007-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
KIA Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Rio 2001-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
LAND ROVER Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Freelander 2002-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
LEXUS Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1990-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
GX470 2004-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
LS460, LS460L 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
LS600HL 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
LX470 1999-2003 14mm x 1.5 Nut
LX570 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
LINCOLN Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Aviator, Town Car ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
Blackwood 2002-2003 14mm x 2 Nut
Continental 1939-1987 1/2" x 20 Nut
Continental 1988-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
LS 2000-2006 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Mark 1967-1992 1/2" x 20 Nut
Mark LT 2006-On 14mm x 2 Nut
Mark VIII 1993-1998 12mm x 1.5 Nut
MKS 2009-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
MKX 2007-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
MKZ 2007-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Navigator 1997-1999 12mm x 1.75 Nut
Navigator 2000-On 14mm x 2 Nut
Zephyr 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
MAZDA Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
B2300, B2500, B3000, B4000 1993-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Navajo 1993-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
MERCEDES Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) ALL 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
500 SEL 1992-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
C Class 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
CL Class 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
CLS Class 2006-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
G Class 2002-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
GL Class 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
GLK Class 2010-On 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
E Class 2002-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
M Class 1998-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
R Class 2006-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
S Class, SL Class 2001-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
MERCURY Production year Lug nut dimensions
Bobcat 1975-1981 1/2" x 20 Nut
Capri 1979-1990 1/2" x 20 Nut
Capri 1991-1994 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Cornet 1963-1980 1/2" x 20 Nut
Cougar 1967-1988 1/2" x 20 Nut
Cougar 1989-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Cyclone 1963-1987 1/2" x 20 Nut
Grand Marquis 1979-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
LN7, Lynx 1981-1983 1/2" x 20 Nut
LN7, Lynx 1983-1987 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Marauder 2003-2004 1/2" x 20 Nut
Mariner 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Marquis 1967-1990 1/2" x 20 Nut
Milan 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Montego 1968-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Monterey 2004-2006 1/2" x 20 Nut
Mountaineer 1977-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Mystique ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Sable 1986-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Sable 2008-On 1/2" x 20 Nut
Topaz ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Tracer ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Villager 1993-2003 12mm x 1.25 Nut
MERKUR Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 12mm x 1.25 Nut
MINI Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Cooper, Cooper S 2002-2006 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
ALL 2007-On 14mm x 1.25 Bolt
MG Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 1/2" x 20 Nut
MITSUBISHI Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Raider 2006-On 9/16" x 18 Nut
NISSAN/DATSUN Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1972-On 12mm x 1.25 Nut
1600, 2000 1965-1971 7/16" x 20 Nut
OLDSMOBILE Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 12mm x 1.5 Nut
98 1960-1984 1/2" x 20 Nut
Bravada 2002-2004 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Custom Cruiser 1981-1990 1/2" x 20 Nut
Custom Cruiser 1991-1995 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Cutlass, F85 1964-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Cutlass 1982-1999 1/2" x 20 Nut
Delta 88 1977-1985 7/16" x 20 Nut
Delta 88 (station wagon, V8) 1977-1985 1/2" x 20 Nut
Delta 88 1986-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Tornado 1966-1978 1/2" x 20 Nut
Tornado 1979-1996 12mm x 1.5 Nut
PEUGEOT Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 12mm x 1.25 Nut
PLYMOUTH Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Barracuda (w/ disc brakes) 1971-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Barracuda (w/o disc brakes) 1971-1976 7/16" x 20 Nut
Belvedere 1971-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Duster 1973-1980 1/2" x 20 Nut
Duster, Dart 1963-1974 7/16" x 20 Nut
Fury, GTX, Road Runner, Satellite 1971-1989 1/2" x 20 Nut
Trailduster, Van 1976-1988 1/2" x 20 Nut
Valiant 1971-1976 7/16" or 1/2" Nut
Voyager 1984-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Vogager 4x4 1974-1983 1/2" x 20 Nut
PONTIAC Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Bonneville, Catalina 1960-1976 1/2" x 20 Nut
Bonneville, Catalina 1977-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Bonneville (station wagon, V8) 1977-1981 1/2" x 20 Nut
Bonneville 1982-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Firebird 1967-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Firebird 1982-2002 12mm x 1.5 Nut
G8 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Grand Am, Grand Prix 1969-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
Grand Am 1985-2005 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Grand Prix 1982-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Lemans, Tempest 1964-1981 7/16" x 20 Nut
PORSCHE Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1965-1997 14mm x 1.5 Nut
911, 914, 924 1997-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Cayman, Cayman S 1997-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Cayenne 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
RENAULT Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Alliance, Encore, Medallion ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SAAB Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
9-2X 2005-On 12mm x 1.25 Nut
9-7X 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
900, 900 Turbo 1979-1987 1/2" x 20 Nut
900, 900 Turbo 1988-1993 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
900, 9-3, 9-5 1994-On 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
9000 1986-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
SATURN Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 1991-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
LS 1999-2004 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Outlook 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
SCION Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SMART Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
Fortwo 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
STERLING Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
SUBARU Production year Lug nut dimensions
ALL 12mm x 1.25 Nut
SUZUKI Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) ALL 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Forenza, Verona 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Reno 2005-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Swift 1995-2001 12mm x 1.25 Nut
Swift 2004-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
TOYOTA Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Land Cruiser 1998-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Sequoia 2008-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
Tundra 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Nut
VOLKSWAGEN Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
ALL (except below) ALL 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Beetle 1968-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Eos 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Eurovan MV 1993-1996 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Golf, GTI 1999-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Jetta 1981-1998 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Jetta VR6 1993-2005 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Jetta 1999-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Passat 1990-1997 12mm x 1.5 Bolt
Passat VR6 1992-1997 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Passat 1998-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Phaeton 2004-2005 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Rabbit 2007-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Routan 2009-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
Sedan (4-lug) 1968-1979 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Tiguan 2009-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Touareg 2003-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
Transporter Van 1968-1979 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
VOLVO Production year Lug nut dimensions Nut/Bolt
DL-240 1976-1986 1/2" x 20 Nut
DL-240 1987-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
740, 760, 780, 940 ALL 12mm x 1.5 Nut
850, 880, 960 ALL 12mm x 1.75 Nut
SC70 ALL 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
C30 2007-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
C70 1993-2004 12mm x 1.75 Bolt
C70 2005 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
C70 2006-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
S40, V40, V50 2000-On 12mm x 1.5 Nut
S60 1993-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
S70 ALL 12mm x 1.75 Nut
S80 2000-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
S90, V90 1984-2003 12mm x 1.5 Nut
V70 1993-1999 12mm x 1.75 Bolt
V70 2000-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt
V70 Cross Country ALL 12mm x 1.75 Nut
XC60, XC70, XC90 2000-On 14mm x 1.5 Bolt

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):


Why are lug nuts called lug nuts?

The lug nut name derives from a word that means a “projecting part.” It is originally from a Scandinavian word that means a cap or ear flap. During the 30s, the word “lug” also meant bozo, lowlife, sponger, or lout.


What is the lug nut rule?

The lug nut rule applies in NASCAR tire-changing pit stops. It requires teams to securely and safely have all the 5 lug nuts of the wheels since this is how many lug nuts are on a standard car. If they fail to do this, there is a high tendency that the driver might be forcibly called to the pit stop in the middle of the race, causing them to be left behind.


How much does a lug nut cost?

Lug nut costs differ from one manufacturer to another. However, the estimated price of typical lug nut size can start from $ 7 to $490 per set. But, these can also be bought individually.


Can you replace just one lug nut?

Technically, the answer is yes. However, it is not recommended just to replace one lug nut on a wheel because this will cause uneven pressure on the hub. It can have a significant effect on the wheel bearing, causing it to break over time. When this happens, it is more costly to repair the wheel bearings instead of buying new sets of lug nuts.


Are lug nuts universal?

The purpose of lug nuts is universal. They are made to secure your tires and wheels. However, wheel are lug nuts universal when it comes to size, thread, and sockets.


Is it Okay to be missing a lug nut?

Your vehicle will still work despite losing a lug nut. However, it is highly recommended that you have it replaced as soon as possible. This is because it can be quite dangerous driving with a missing lug nut because it causes extra pressure on the wheels. When too much pressure builds up, it can burst and cause you to lose control of the vehicle.


Do all lug nuts need to be the same?

Are you wondering; are lug nuts all the same size for one vehicle? The answer is yes, all lug nuts have to be the same in one vehicle so that it has an equal amount of tension that secures the wheels.


Does the lug nut size matter?

The lug nut size does not really matter. What matters the most is the diameter and thread pitch of the shaft. If it does not fit, then you will need to purchase new ones. Plus, if it’s not the right size, you risk potential damage or accident on your vehicle.

But, you should also take into consideration the lug wrench size chart. If they are not compatible with each other, it might be difficult to tighten and secure the lug nut.

Conclusion

There you have it, that’s everything that you have to know about lug nut sockets. If you have a worn-out lug nut or you're planning to change them even before they malfunction, make sure to refer to the chart mentioned above. It will save you the headache of figuring out which is the best fit for your vehicle and buying the wrong size.