225/55R16 in Inches

A 225/55R16 tire has a 25.7-inch diameter, a 8.9-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 25.7x8.9R16.

225/55R16 Tire Size
225/55R16 Tire Size in Inches
225/55R16 Tire Circumference
783.4 revs/mile

225/55R16 Tire Overview

25.7 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
8.9 inches
80.9 inches
Sidewall Height
4.9 inches
783.4 per mile

What does 225/55R16 mean?

225/55R16 tire size meaning in inches

225/55R16 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.
  • 55 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.

225/55R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter25.7 in653.9 mm
Section Width8.9 in225 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height4.9 in123.8 mm
Circumference80.9 in2054.3 mm
Revolutions783.4 revs/mile
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FAQ About 225/55R16 Tire

How tall is a 225/55R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 225/55R16 tire is 25.7 inches

How wide is a 225/55R16 tire?

The width of a 225/55R16 tire is 225 mm, which is about 8.9 inches.

What size rim fits a 225/55R16 tire?

A 225/55R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 55 in a 225/55R16 tire mean?

The 55 in a 225/55R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 55% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 225/55R16

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 225/55R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
205/60R1625.7″ (Equal)16 x 5.5-7.0
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