265/75R16 vs 255/85R16: 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 255/85R16 With The 265/75R16?
No, both tires have the same rim diameter, but the 265/75R16 has a smaller overall diameter than the 255/85R16 which is -4.48% (1.42-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 255/85R16 tire will only fit on a 16″ diameter rim.
You Can check our tools and charts below to find your size: