285/75R16 vs 305/70R16: 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 305/70R16 With The 285/75R16?
Yes, both tires have the same rim diameter, and the 285/75R16 has a bigger overall diameter than the 305/70R16 which is only 0.06% (0.02-inch), it is the allowable margin (±3%).
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 305/70R16 tire will only fit on a 16″ diameter rim.
You Can check our tools and charts below to find your size: