285/75R16 vs 285/70R17: 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|
|Handling/Steering||Less Responsive||Less Responsive|
|Cost||Less Expensive||More Expensive|
Can You Replace The 285/70R17 With The 285/75R16?
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 285/70R17 tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter rim.
You Can check our tools and charts below to find your size: