225/50R17 vs 215/60R16: Gas Mileage & Performance Comparison
* Below is a comparison table. Assuming 2 tires of the same manufacturer, material and tested on the same road conditions.
|Wet/Snowy Roads||Reduced Traction||Better Traction|
|Rough Terrain||Smoother Ride||Reduced Stability|
|Cost||More Expensive||Less Expensive|
Can You Replace The 215/60R16 With The 225/50R17?
Definitely no, because these 2 tires are different overall rim sizes.
When you want to replace a different tire size, as a rule, for the rim diameter, you will need to be sure that your tires and rims are an exact match, e.g. a 215/60R16 tire will only fit on a 16″ diameter rim.
You Can check our tools and charts below to find your size: