225/40R20 in Inches

A 225/40R20 tire has a 27.1-inch diameter, a 8.9-inch width, and is designed for a 20-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 27.1x8.9R20.

225/40R20 Tire Size
225/40R20 Tire Size in Inches
225/40R20 Tire Circumference
744.6 revs/mile

225/40R20 Tire Overview

27.1 inches
Wheel Diameter
20 inches
Tire Width
8.9 inches
85.1 inches
Sidewall Height
3.5 inches
744.6 per mile

What does 225/40R20 mean?

225/40R20 tire size meaning in inches

225/40R20 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 225 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.
  • 40 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.
  • 20 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

225/40R20 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter27.1 in688 mm
Section Width8.9 in225 mm
Rim Height20 in508 mm
Sidewall Height3.5 in90 mm
Circumference85.1 in2161.4 mm
Revolutions744.6 revs/mile
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FAQ About 225/40R20 Tire

How tall is a 225/40R20 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 225/40R20 tire is 27.1 inches

How wide is a 225/40R20 tire?

The width of a 225/40R20 tire is 225 mm, which is about 8.9 inches.

What size rim fits a 225/40R20 tire?

A 225/40R20 tire fits on a rim that is 20 inches in diameter.

What does the 40 in a 225/40R20 tire mean?

The 40 in a 225/40R20 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 40% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 225/40R20

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 225/40R20:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
145/60R2026.9″ (-0.7%)20 x n/a
145/65R2027.4″ (1.1%)20 x n/a
155/60R2027.3″ (0.7%)20 x 4.5-5.5
155/65R2027.9″ (3.0%)20 x n/a
165/60R2027.8″ (2.6%)20 x n/a
175/55R2027.6″ (1.8%)20 x 5.0-6.0
195/50R2027.7″ (2.2%)20 x 5.5-7.0
215/45R2027.6″ (1.8%)20 x 7.0-8.0
235/35R2026.5″ (-2.2%)20 x 8.0-9.5
235/40R2027.4″ (1.1%)20 x 8.0-9.5
245/35R2026.8″ (-1.1%)20 x 8.0-9.5
245/40R2027.7″ (2.2%)20 x 8.0-9.5
255/35R2027.0″ (-0.4%)20 x 8.5-10.0
265/30R2026.3″ (-3.0%)20 x 9.0-10.0
265/35R2027.3″ (0.7%)20 x 9.0-10.5
275/30R2026.5″ (-2.2%)20 x 9.0-10.0
275/35R2027.6″ (1.8%)20 x 9.0-11.0
285/30R2026.7″ (-1.5%)20 x 9.5-10.5
285/35R2027.9″ (3.0%)20 x 9.5-11.0
295/30R2027.0″ (-0.4%)20 x 10.0-11.0
305/30R2027.2″ (0.4%)20 x 10.5-11.5
315/30R2027.4″ (1.1%)20 x 10.5-11.5
325/25R2026.4″ (-2.6%)20 x 11.5-12.5
325/30R2027.7″ (2.2%)20 x 11.0-12.0
335/25R2026.6″ (-1.8%)20 x 11.5-12.5
335/30R2027.9″ (3.0%)20 x 11.5-12.5
345/25R2026.8″ (-1.1%)20 x 12.0-13.0