225/65R17 in Inches

A 225/65R17 tire has a 28.5-inch diameter, a 8.9-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 28.5x8.9R17.

225/65R17 Tire Size
225/65R17 Tire Size in Inches
225/65R17 Tire Circumference
707.3 revs/mile

225/65R17 Tire Overview

28.5 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
8.9 inches
89.6 inches
Sidewall Height
5.8 inches
707.3 per mile

What does 225/65R17 mean?

225/65R17 tire size meaning in inches

225/65R17 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.
  • 65 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.

225/65R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter28.5 in724.3 mm
Section Width8.9 in225 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height5.8 in146.3 mm
Circumference89.6 in2275.5 mm
Revolutions707.3 revs/mile
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FAQ About 225/65R17 Tire

How tall is a 225/65R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 225/65R17 tire is 28.5 inches

How wide is a 225/65R17 tire?

The width of a 225/65R17 tire is 225 mm, which is about 8.9 inches.

What size rim fits a 225/65R17 tire?

A 225/65R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 65 in a 225/65R17 tire mean?

The 65 in a 225/65R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 65% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 225/65R17

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 225/65R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
265/55R1728.5″ (Equal)17 x 7.5-9.5
155/90R1728.0″ (-1.8%)17 x n/a
165/90R1728.7″ (0.7%)17 x n/a
215/65R1728.0″ (-1.8%)17 x 6.0-7.5
215/70R1728.9″ (1.4%)17 x 5.5-7.0
235/60R1728.1″ (-1.4%)17 x 6.5-8.5
235/65R1729.0″ (1.8%)17 x 6.5-8.5
245/60R1728.6″ (0.4%)17 x 7.0-8.5
255/55R1728.0″ (-1.8%)17 x 7.0-9.0
255/60R1729.0″ (1.8%)17 x 7.0-9.0
275/50R1727.8″ (-2.5%)17 x 7.5-9.5
275/55R1728.9″ (1.4%)17 x 7.5-9.5
305/45R1727.8″ (-2.5%)17 x 9.5-11.5
315/45R1728.2″ (-1.1%)17 x 10.0-12.0
345/40R1727.9″ (-2.1%)17 x 11.5-13.5