155/70R17 in Inches

A 155/70R17 tire has a 25.5-inch diameter, a 6.1-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 25.5x6.1R17.

155/70R17 Tire Size
155/70R17 Tire Size in Inches
155/70R17 Tire Circumference
789.6 revs/mile

155/70R17 Tire Overview

25.5 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
6.1 inches
80.2 inches
Sidewall Height
4.3 inches
789.6 per mile

What does 155/70R17 mean?

155/70R17 tire size meaning in inches

155/70R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 155 is the width of the tire in millimeters. This number also indicates the appropriate width of the rim on which the tire should be mounted.
  • 70 is the aspect ratio, which is the ratio of the tire's height to its width. This affects the tire's handling and ride comfort
  • R indicates the tire's construction type, meaning it has a radial construction. This provides stability and precision to the tire.
  • 17 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

155/70R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter25.5 in648.8 mm
Section Width6.1 in155 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height4.3 in108.5 mm
Circumference80.2 in2038.3 mm
Revolutions789.6 revs/mile
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FAQ About 155/70R17 Tire

How tall is a 155/70R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 155/70R17 tire is 25.5 inches

How wide is a 155/70R17 tire?

The width of a 155/70R17 tire is 155 mm, which is about 6.1 inches.

What size rim fits a 155/70R17 tire?

A 155/70R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 70 in a 155/70R17 tire mean?

The 70 in a 155/70R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 70% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 155/70R17

Typically, it's recommended to choose a tire with a diameter (height) within 3% of the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) tire size.

However, keep in mind that this is a general guideline and not an absolute rule.

Here are some tire sizes that are compatible with the 155/70R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
135/80R1725.5″ (Equal)17 x n/a
215/50R1725.5″ (Equal)17 x 6.0-7.5
115/95R1725.6″ (0.4%)17 x n/a
125/80R1724.9″ (-2.4%)17 x 3.0-4.0
145/70R1725.0″ (-2.0%)17 x n/a
145/80R1726.1″ (2.4%)17 x n/a
165/70R1726.1″ (2.4%)17 x n/a
185/60R1725.7″ (0.8%)17 x n/a
195/55R1725.4″ (-0.4%)17 x 5.5-7.0
205/50R1725.1″ (-1.6%)17 x 5.5-7.5
205/55R1725.9″ (1.6%)17 x 5.5-7.5
225/45R1725.0″ (-2.0%)17 x 7.0-8.5
225/50R1725.9″ (1.6%)17 x 6.0-8.0
235/45R1725.3″ (-0.8%)17 x 7.5-9.0
245/45R1725.7″ (0.8%)17 x 7.5-9.0
255/40R1725.0″ (-2.0%)17 x 8.5-10.0
255/45R1726.0″ (2.0%)17 x 8.0-9.5
265/40R1725.3″ (-0.8%)17 x 9.0-10.5
275/40R1725.7″ (0.8%)17 x 9.0-11.0
285/35R1724.9″ (-2.4%)17 x n/a
285/40R1726.0″ (2.0%)17 x 9.5-11.0
295/35R1725.1″ (-1.6%)17 x n/a
305/35R1725.4″ (-0.4%)17 x n/a
315/35R1725.7″ (0.8%)17 x 10.5-12.5
335/35R1726.2″ (2.7%)17 x 11.0-13.0