265/70R17 vs 245/70R17: 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||Better Traction||Reduced Traction|
|Rough Terrain||Reduced Stability||Smoother Ride|
|Cost||Less Expensive||More Expensive|
Can You Replace The 245/70R17 With The 265/70R17?
No, both tires have the same rim diameter, but the 265/70R17 has a bigger overall diameter than the 245/70R17 which is 3.49% (1.11-inch).
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 245/70R17 tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter rim.
You Can check our tools and charts below to find your size: