215/35R17 in Inches

A 215/35R17 tire has a 22.9-inch diameter, a 8.5-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 22.9x8.5R17.

215/35R17 Tire Size
215/35R17 Tire Size in Inches
215/35R17 Tire Circumference
879.7 revs/mile

215/35R17 Tire Overview

22.9 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
8.5 inches
72 inches
Sidewall Height
3 inches
879.7 per mile

What does 215/35R17 mean?

215/35R17 tire size meaning in inches

215/35R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 215 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.
  • 35 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.

215/35R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter22.9 in582.3 mm
Section Width8.5 in215 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height3 in75.3 mm
Circumference72 in1829.3 mm
Revolutions879.7 revs/mile
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FAQ About 215/35R17 Tire

How tall is a 215/35R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 215/35R17 tire is 22.9 inches

How wide is a 215/35R17 tire?

The width of a 215/35R17 tire is 215 mm, which is about 8.5 inches.

What size rim fits a 215/35R17 tire?

A 215/35R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 35 in a 215/35R17 tire mean?

The 35 in a 215/35R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 35% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 215/35R17

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 215/35R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
165/45R1722.8″ (-0.4%)17 x n/a
195/40R1723.1″ (0.9%)17 x 6.5-7.5
205/40R1723.5″ (2.6%)17 x 7.0-8.0
225/35R1723.2″ (1.3%)17 x 7.5-9.0