165/90R17 in Inches

A 165/90R17 tire has a 28.7-inch diameter, a 6.5-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 28.7x6.5R17.

165/90R17 Tire Size
165/90R17 Tire Size in Inches
165/90R17 Tire Circumference
702.9 revs/mile

165/90R17 Tire Overview

28.7 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
6.5 inches
90.1 inches
Sidewall Height
5.8 inches
702.9 per mile

What does 165/90R17 mean?

165/90R17 tire size meaning in inches

165/90R17 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.
  • 90 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.

165/90R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter28.7 in728.8 mm
Section Width6.5 in165 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height5.8 in148.5 mm
Circumference90.1 in2289.6 mm
Revolutions702.9 revs/mile
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FAQ About 165/90R17 Tire

How tall is a 165/90R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 165/90R17 tire is 28.7 inches

How wide is a 165/90R17 tire?

The width of a 165/90R17 tire is 165 mm, which is about 6.5 inches.

What size rim fits a 165/90R17 tire?

A 165/90R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 90 in a 165/90R17 tire mean?

The 90 in a 165/90R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 90% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 165/90R17

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 165/90R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
155/90R1728.0″ (-2.4%)17 x n/a
175/90R1729.4″ (2.4%)17 x n/a
215/65R1728.0″ (-2.4%)17 x 6.0-7.5
215/70R1728.9″ (0.7%)17 x 5.5-7.0
225/65R1728.5″ (-0.7%)17 x 6.0-8.0
225/70R1729.4″ (2.4%)17 x 6.0-7.5
235/60R1728.1″ (-2.1%)17 x 6.5-8.5
235/65R1729.0″ (1.0%)17 x 6.5-8.5
245/60R1728.6″ (-0.3%)17 x 7.0-8.5
245/65R1729.5″ (2.8%)17 x 7.0-8.5
255/55R1728.0″ (-2.4%)17 x 7.0-9.0
255/60R1729.0″ (1.0%)17 x 7.0-9.0
265/55R1728.5″ (-0.7%)17 x 7.5-9.5
265/60R1729.5″ (2.8%)17 x 7.5-9.5
275/55R1728.9″ (0.7%)17 x 7.5-9.5
315/45R1728.2″ (-1.7%)17 x 10.0-12.0
345/40R1727.9″ (-2.8%)17 x 11.5-13.5