215/60R15 in Inches

A 215/60R15 tire has a 25.2-inch diameter, a 8.5-inch width, and is designed for a 15-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 25.2x8.5R15.

215/60R15 Tire Size
215/60R15 Tire Size in Inches
215/60R15 Tire Circumference
801.7 revs/mile

215/60R15 Tire Overview

25.2 inches
Wheel Diameter
15 inches
Tire Width
8.5 inches
79 inches
Sidewall Height
5.1 inches
801.7 per mile

What does 215/60R15 mean?

215/60R15 tire size meaning in inches

215/60R15 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.
  • 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.
  • 15 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

215/60R15 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter25.2 in639 mm
Section Width8.5 in215 mm
Rim Height15 in381 mm
Sidewall Height5.1 in129 mm
Circumference79 in2007.5 mm
Revolutions801.7 revs/mile
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FAQ About 215/60R15 Tire

How tall is a 215/60R15 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 215/60R15 tire is 25.2 inches

How wide is a 215/60R15 tire?

The width of a 215/60R15 tire is 215 mm, which is about 8.5 inches.

What size rim fits a 215/60R15 tire?

A 215/60R15 tire fits on a rim that is 15 inches in diameter.

What does the 60 in a 215/60R15 tire mean?

The 60 in a 215/60R15 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 60% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 215/60R15

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 215/60R15:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
185/70R1525.2″ (Equal)15 x 4.5-6.0
235/55R1525.2″ (Equal)15 x 6.5-8.5
135/90R1524.6″ (-2.4%)15 x n/a
155/80R1524.8″ (-1.6%)15 x 4.0-5.0
165/80R1525.4″ (0.8%)15 x 4.0-5.5
175/70R1524.6″ (-2.4%)15 x 4.5-6.0
175/75R1525.3″ (0.4%)15 x 4.5-6.0
185/65R1524.5″ (-2.8%)15 x 5.0-6.5
195/65R1525.0″ (-0.8%)15 x 5.5-7.0
195/70R1525.7″ (2.0%)15 x 5.0-6.5
205/60R1524.7″ (-2.0%)15 x 5.5-7.0
205/65R1525.5″ (1.2%)15 x 5.5-7.5
225/55R1524.7″ (-2.0%)15 x 6.0-8.0
225/60R1525.6″ (1.6%)15 x 6.0-8.0
245/50R1524.6″ (-2.4%)15 x 6.5-7.5
265/50R1525.4″ (0.8%)15 x 7.5-9.5
275/50R1525.8″ (2.4%)15 x 7.5-9.5
345/35R1524.5″ (-2.8%)15 x 11.5-13.5