205/60R16 in Inches

A 205/60R16 tire has a 25.7-inch diameter, a 8.1-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 25.7x8.1R16.

205/60R16 Tire Size
205/60R16 Tire Size in Inches
205/60R16 Tire Circumference
785.2 revs/mile

205/60R16 Tire Overview

25.7 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
8.1 inches
80.7 inches
Sidewall Height
4.8 inches
785.2 per mile

What does 205/60R16 mean?

205/60R16 tire size meaning in inches

205/60R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 205 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.
  • 60 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.
  • 16 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

205/60R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter25.7 in652.4 mm
Section Width8.1 in205 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height4.8 in123 mm
Circumference80.7 in2049.6 mm
Revolutions785.2 revs/mile
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FAQ About 205/60R16 Tire

How tall is a 205/60R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 205/60R16 tire is 25.7 inches

How wide is a 205/60R16 tire?

The width of a 205/60R16 tire is 205 mm, which is about 8.1 inches.

What size rim fits a 205/60R16 tire?

A 205/60R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 60 in a 205/60R16 tire mean?

The 60 in a 205/60R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 60% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 205/60R16

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 205/60R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
225/55R1625.7″ (Equal)16 x 6.0-8.0
275/45R1625.7″ (Equal)16 x 8.5-10.5
135/90R1625.6″ (-0.4%)16 x n/a
145/80R1625.1″ (-2.3%)16 x n/a
145/90R1626.3″ (2.3%)16 x n/a
155/80R1625.8″ (0.4%)16 x n/a
165/80R1626.4″ (2.7%)16 x 4.0-5.5
175/75R1626.3″ (2.3%)16 x n/a
185/65R1625.5″ (-0.8%)16 x 5.0-6.5
195/60R1625.2″ (-1.9%)16 x 5.5-7.0
195/65R1626.0″ (1.2%)16 x 5.5-7.0
215/55R1625.3″ (-1.6%)16 x 6.0-7.5
215/60R1626.2″ (1.9%)16 x 6.0-7.5
235/50R1625.3″ (-1.6%)16 x 6.5-8.5
235/55R1626.2″ (1.9%)16 x 6.5-8.5
245/50R1625.6″ (-0.4%)16 x 7.0-8.5
255/50R1626.0″ (1.2%)16 x 7.0-9.0
265/45R1625.4″ (-1.2%)16 x 8.5-10.0
265/50R1626.4″ (2.7%)16 x 7.5-9.5
315/40R1625.9″ (0.8%)16 x n/a