165/45R17 in Inches

A 165/45R17 tire has a 22.8-inch diameter, a 6.5-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 22.8x6.5R17.

165/45R17 Tire Size
165/45R17 Tire Size in Inches
165/45R17 Tire Circumference
882.8 revs/mile

165/45R17 Tire Overview

22.8 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
6.5 inches
71.8 inches
Sidewall Height
2.9 inches
882.8 per mile

What does 165/45R17 mean?

165/45R17 tire size meaning in inches

165/45R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 165 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.
  • 45 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.

165/45R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter22.8 in580.3 mm
Section Width6.5 in165 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height2.9 in74.3 mm
Circumference71.8 in1823.1 mm
Revolutions882.8 revs/mile
Not the tire size you are searching for? Try our Tire Size Calculator.

FAQ About 165/45R17 Tire

How tall is a 165/45R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 165/45R17 tire is 22.8 inches

How wide is a 165/45R17 tire?

The width of a 165/45R17 tire is 165 mm, which is about 6.5 inches.

What size rim fits a 165/45R17 tire?

A 165/45R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 45 in a 165/45R17 tire mean?

The 45 in a 165/45R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 45% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 165/45R17

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 165/45R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
165/40R1722.2″ (-2.6%)17 x n/a
195/40R1723.1″ (1.3%)17 x 6.5-7.5
215/35R1722.9″ (0.4%)17 x 7.0-8.5
225/35R1723.2″ (1.8%)17 x 7.5-9.0