205/55R16 In Inches

What size tire is 205/55R16 in Inches?

The 205/55R16 equivalent to 24.9x8.1R16 in inches, as follow:

  • 24.9 inches (632mm) stand for the tire diameter, also referred to as the tire height
  • 8.1 inches (205mm) is the tire width, this may also know as the section width
  • 16 inches (406mm) represent the rim diameter or called the wheel diameter that can be mounted on.
Diameter24.9"632 mm
Tread Width8.1"205 mm
Rim Diameter16"406 mm
Sidewall Height4.4"113 mm
Circumference78.2"1986 mm
Revolutions811"504 mm
tire diameter
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
811 Revs/Mile

What is a 205/55R16 tire width?

The 205/55R16 has a width of 8.1 inches or 205 mm wide. This is the measurement of the tire at its thickest point, the distance between the inner sidewall’s widest point and the outer sidewall’s widest point. This physical width of the tire can change if the tire is mounted on a wheel slightly wider or narrower than the size indicated by the rim width.

How tall is a 205/55R16 tire’s height?

The 205/55R16 has an overall diameter of 24.9 inches or 632 mm tall (measured from the outside edges of the wheel)

What size rim do I need for 205/55R16?

The size rim of a 205/55R16 tire is 16 inches or 406 mm tall. This number represents the distance between the two bead seat areas where the tire is sealed onto the wheel.

How tall is a 205/55R16 tire sidewall’s height?

The sidewall height of a 205/55R16 is 4.4 inches or 113 mm tall. It’s measured from the rim to the outer edge of the tire.

What about 205/55R16 tire circumference?

205/55R16 tire has a circumference of 78.2 inches or 1986 mm

How many revolutions for 205/55R16 per mile & kilometer?

The 205/55R16 performs 504 revolutions per kilometer or 811 revolutions per mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire revolves while it covers the distance of one mile/kilometer

What’s wider or narrow than 205/55R16 is acceptable?

You can replace the 205/55R16 tires that are within ±3% of the overall tire diameter. In this case, it’s between 24.2 and 25.6 inches (613mm to 651 mm). Check our tire size chart here or the tire size calculator tool here to find your size.

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