215/50R17 In Inches

What size tire is 215/50R17 in Inches?

The 215/50R17 equivalent to 25.5x8.5R17 in inches, as follow:

  • 25.5 inches (647mm) stand for the tire diameter, also referred to as the tire height
  • 8.5 inches (215mm) is the tire width, this may also know as the section width
  • 17 inches (432mm) represent the rim diameter or called the wheel diameter that can be mounted on.
InchesMetric
Diameter25.5"647 mm
Tread Width8.5"215 mm
Rim Diameter17"432 mm
Sidewall Height4.2"108 mm
Circumference80.1"2035 mm
Revolutions790"491 mm
tire diameter
8.5"
25.5"
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
80.1"
17"
4.2"
790 Revs/Mile

How big is a 215/50R17 tire’s height?

The overall diameter of a 215/50R17 is 25.5 inches or 648 mm tall (measurement of a tire’s outside diameter through its exact center when inflated with no load.

How wide is a 215/50R17 tire’s width?

The 215/50R17 has a width of 8.5 inches or 215 mm wide. This is the measurement of the tire at its thickest point, the distance between the outer sidewall’s widest point and the inner 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.

What is a 215/50R17 tire sidewall height?

The 215/50R17 has a sidewall height of 4.3 inches or 108 mm tall. It’s measured from the wheel rim to the top of the tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width.

What size rim do you need for 215/50R17?

The 215/50R17 tire has a size rim of 17 inches or 432 mm. This number represents the distance between the two bead seat areas where the tire is sealed onto the wheel.

How many revolutions for 215/50R17 per mile or kilometer?

The 215/50R17 performs 790 revolutions per mile or 491 revolutions per kilometer. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire revolves while it covers the distance of one mile/kilometer

How about 215/50R17 tire circumference?

The circumference of 215/50R17 is 80.1 inches or 2035 mm.

What’s wider or narrow than 215/50R17 is acceptable?

You can replace the 215/50R17 tires that are within ±3% of the overall tire diameter. In this case, it’s between 24.7 and 26.3 inches (629mm to 667 mm). Check our tire size chart here or the tire size calculator tool here to find your size.


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