205/70R15 in Inches

A 205/70R15 tire has a 26.3-inch diameter, a 8.1-inch width, and is designed for a 15-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 26.3x8.1R15.

205/70R15 Tire Size
205/70R15 Tire Size in Inches
205/70R15 Tire Circumference
766.9 revs/mile

205/70R15 Tire Overview

26.3 inches
Wheel Diameter
15 inches
Tire Width
8.1 inches
82.6 inches
Sidewall Height
5.6 inches
766.9 per mile

What does 205/70R15 mean?

205/70R15 tire size meaning in inches

205/70R15 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.
  • 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.
  • 15 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

205/70R15 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter26.3 in668 mm
Section Width8.1 in205 mm
Rim Height15 in381 mm
Sidewall Height5.6 in143.5 mm
Circumference82.6 in2098.6 mm
Revolutions766.9 revs/mile
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FAQ About 205/70R15 Tire

How tall is a 205/70R15 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 205/70R15 tire is 26.3 inches

How wide is a 205/70R15 tire?

The width of a 205/70R15 tire is 205 mm, which is about 8.1 inches.

What size rim fits a 205/70R15 tire?

A 205/70R15 tire fits on a rim that is 15 inches in diameter.

What does the 70 in a 205/70R15 tire mean?

The 70 in a 205/70R15 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 70% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 205/70R15

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 205/70R15:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
185/80R1526.7″ (1.5%)15 x 4.5-6.0
195/70R1525.7″ (-2.3%)15 x 5.0-6.5
195/75R1526.5″ (0.8%)15 x 5.0-7.0
215/65R1526.0″ (-1.1%)15 x 6.0-7.5
215/70R1526.9″ (2.3%)15 x 5.5-7.0
225/60R1525.6″ (-2.7%)15 x 6.0-8.0
225/65R1526.5″ (0.8%)15 x 6.0-8.0
235/60R1526.1″ (-0.8%)15 x 6.5-8.5
235/65R1527.0″ (2.7%)15 x 6.5-n/a
245/60R1526.6″ (1.1%)15 x 7.0-8.5
255/55R1526.0″ (-1.1%)15 x 7.0-9.0
255/60R1527.0″ (2.7%)15 x 7.0-9.0
275/50R1525.8″ (-1.9%)15 x 7.5-9.5
275/55R1526.9″ (2.3%)15 x 7.5-9.5
285/50R1526.2″ (-0.4%)15 x 8.0-10.0
295/50R1526.6″ (1.1%)15 x 8.0-10.5
305/50R1527.0″ (2.7%)15 x 8.5-11.0