## What size tires do I need for 16 inch rims?

Tire Sizes by Wheel Diameter

16″ Options | ||
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145/90-16 | 205/55-16 | 255/85-16 |

155/90-16 | 205/60-16 | 265/70-16 |

175/55-16 | 205/65-16 | 265/75-16 |

175/60-16 | 205/70-16 | 275/45-16 |

## Are 17 inch wheels better than 16?

Larger wheels with shorter tires (compared to the same overall tire diameter with a smaller wheel) have two benefits. They handle better (because of less sidewall flex) and most people think they look better.

## Do all rims fit all tires?

It depends. Wheels and tires are not interchangeable words. Tires are a part of the wheel setup. For instance, your vehicle has a set size of rims, but you can buy different sizes of tires to fit those rims, as long as the middle of the tires is the correct size.

## How do I know if a tire will fit my rim?

How to make sure that rims will work with tires? Width and diameter are the two factors that determine tire and rim compatibility. For diameter you’ll need to be sure that your tires and wheels are an exact match, e.g. a tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter wheel.

## What’s the biggest tire you can put on a 17 inch rim?

Tire Sizes by Wheel Diameter

17″ Options | ||
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115/95-17 | 215/60-17 | 245/55-17 |

125/70-17 | 215/65-17 | 245/60-17 |

125/80-17 | 215/70-17 | 245/65-17 |

135/70-17 | 225/40-17 | 245/70-17 |

## Can you put any width tires on same rim?

As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim. The actual width of the tire will vary depending on the width of the rim: The tire will expand 5 millimeters for every half inch (12.5 millimeters) increase in rim width.

## What is the difference between 215 and 205 tires?

The diameter of the 205 is 26.3 inches and for the 215 the diameter is 26.7 inches. That is 0.4 inches of difference meaning that it would raise the height of the trailer by 0.2 inches. This will not only help with the height but also help to prevent over heating which is why many trailer tires fail.

## What’s the difference between 195 and 205 tires?

205 is the perfect size for a 6.5″ rim, while 195 is the correct size for 6″ (according to the Tire Rack chart). But either will work fine on a 7″ wheel if you’re careful around curbs. The 195 is lighter, the 205 looks gnarlier… take your pick.

## Can I use 205 tires instead of 195?

It will work fine. Absolutely, should be no problem at all. Try and measure the diameter of 205-50-15 as well to stay close withing the stock diameter. You can compare any Wheel size and Tire size combinations HERE.

## Can I use 205 tires instead of 185?

The max you can run is a 185. If they are a 7″ wide rim, then a 205 can be used.

## Can I use 205 55r16 instead of 195 65R15?

You should be fine. The things to realize however are, that the cross sectional tread width will be 10mm narrower (205 vs 195), and thus the sidewall will be marginally shorter. For any modern vehicle tire, the sidewall height is a percentage of the width, based on the number after the forward slash in the size.

## Can I use 205 60r16 instead of 205 55r16?

No it won’t. The wheel radius is exactly the same, only the profile slightly different. The radius will be very slightly different. 205/55 will have a total radius of 519.15mm, while 205/60 will have a total radius of 529.4mm, so about 2% difference.

## Can I use 205 55r16 instead of 205 65r16?

Like Glenn’s answer here, you simply can’t. You can’t just simply go down from the original 205/65 R16 tire/rim size to 205/55 R16, because the reduction in overall diameter of the two is too big (672mm to 632mm). This will confuse the speedometer reading and the car’s computer.

## Can I put 55 tires instead of 60?

If you use 55 instead of 60 your tires will be a little more low profile than normal. Yes, but rims size is the same (16”), which means that the tire will be a bit smaller in diameter since its wall is smaller. Your tire sidewall would be a little thinner, and it might affect your speedometer accuracy.

## What is the difference between 50 and 55 on tires?

The “50 or 55” is the aspect ratio between width and sidewall not a direct measurement. 190/50 …the sidewall is 50% of the tire width so 75mm tall. Or, it’s 9.5mm difference if you’re not using common core math. Or, 5.5mm more than stock.

## What does the 55 mean on a tire?

The number after the slash is the aspect ratio. This refers to the profile height of the sidewall, or the height of the sidewall as a percentage of the tread width. In our example, the 55 means that the sidewall height is 55% of the 205-mm tread width.

## What is the difference between a 60 and a 65 tire?

The 65% aspect ratio (as in 235/65/17), compared to 60%, adds almost 12 mm (1/2″) to the radius of the tire (0.65-0.60)*(235mm)=11.75mm.

## How much taller is a 70 tire than a 60?

A 70 series tire sidewall height is 70 % of the tires tread width, a 60 series tire has a sidewall hight of 60% of the tires tread width.

## Are 65 tires wider than 70?

The main thing is that the 70 is a little taller than the 65, width is the same.

## What tire is wider 70 or 75?

The width of an R70 and an R75 should be the same — in this case 205 millimeters — about 8 inches. The difference will be in the height. The sidewall of a 70-series tire will be 70% of the width, a 75 series will be 75% of the width.

## How much bigger is a 75 TV than a 70?

70 inch 16×9 display vs 75 inch 16×9 display

StatsUse cm | 70 inch 16×9 | 75 inch 16×9 |
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Width | 61.01 inches | 65.37 inches |

Height | 34.32 inches | 36.77 inches |

Area | 2093.77 inches² | 2403.56 inches² |

As a 4:3 Display | 57.20 inches | 61.28 inches |

## What tire is wider 265 or 275?

Plus Sizes

265/70-17 | 275/70-17 | |
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Diameter inches (mm) | 31.61 (802.8) | 32.16 (816.8) |

Width inches (mm) | 10.43 (265) | 10.83 (275) |

Circum. inches (mm) | 99.29 (2522.07) | 101.03 (2566.05) |

Sidewall Height inches (mm) | 7.3 (185.5) | 7.58 (192.5) |