Cuban Cigar Size Chart (and poster)

A lot of aficionados are confused when it comes to different Cuban cigar sizes, so I decided to post the “official” chart. The sizes listed below were pulled from the Habanos, SA website. Since they make the cigars, these ARE the correct sizes and names (I hope). Traditionally there have been fewer vitolas listed, but Habanos is now putting out a lot of different sizes. In fact, they have a vitola for every possible size, even if the differences are in just a millimeter or even the presence or absence of a pigtail cap.

I have separated the vitolas into two sections, parejos and figurados (shaped cigars) (link leqds to a general article about shapes and sizes). Habanos had all of the sizes arranged by ring gauge, but I am rearranging them by length.

I am also including only length in inches and ring gauge. I live in the US, so the metric measurements don’t do anything for me (although I know some of you die-hard Habanophiles will disagree). I did have to include them when sizes differed by a few millimeters. Oddly the Marevas and Petit Coronas are identical evenly in Metric. I can only speculate that the two are included separately because the size is called different names in different factories (update: check Andrea’s comment below for more details). A lot of people ask me whether I know where to get a poster with the chart pictured below. The only source I found is Amazon, but I feel that $75 is somewhat expensive.

Cuban Size Chart

Parejos: standard cigar shape, includes box-pressed and pigtails

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Figurado-shaped cigars

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10 thoughts on “Cuban Cigar Size Chart (and poster)

  1. I found a really nice Habanos size guide poster on Amazon.

  2. Is this right? I’m pretty sure that a Habanos robusto is 124mm, or 4 7/8″, not 4 5/8″. Reference either RASS, PSD4, or BRC for examples. I’m not an expert, but the only think I know of that is actually 117mm is a Coronitas, which you have listed as 116 instead.

  3. Jhart I would love to have a copy of your chart you made how can I get a copy from you.


  4. All the marvels of the world 🙂

  5. Hi there!

    I have made my own exhaustive Cigar Sizes, Shapes & Colour Guide. If I am allowed I will glady share it with you guys here. I was not sure If I may post links here.

    Please let me know! You will go bananas about it!


  6. @jhart
    As far as I know it doesn’t exist.

  7. Hi. Where can I find a high resolution file of the size chart?

  8. There are at least three additional figurado vitolas: Piramides extra, which is exclusive to the Cohiba of that name, is a regular production cigar, and goes 6.3″ x 54 gauge, and the Britanicas extra, which was released under the Bolivar marca as a UK regional release in early 2012, and goes 5.4″ by 48 gauge. It, as of now, is not a regular production cigar. As the name would suggest, there is also a britanicas, which goes 5.4″ by 46 gauge and has most recently been released as a regional edition for the Asian Pacific market under the Ramon Allones marca, in 2009. Romeo y Julieta and Hoyo de Monterrey have also employed the britanicas format.

  9. Thanks for the info Andrea, I just updated the blog post.

  10. Mareva and Petit Corona have the same dimensions but are different. In the past Petit corona was machine made and mareva “handmade”. The weight of two cigars are different, mareva is heavier. Now both are “handmade” but usually the mareva is serie “A” cigars instead of petit corona that is serie “B”…hoping this can help lil bit.

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