235/55R16 in Inches

A 235/55R16 tire has a 26.2-inch diameter, a 9.3-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 26.2x9.3R16.

235/55R16 Tire Size
235/55R16 Tire Size in Inches
235/55R16 Tire Circumference
770.4 revs/mile

235/55R16 Tire Overview

26.2 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
9.3 inches
82.2 inches
Sidewall Height
5.1 inches
770.4 per mile

What does 235/55R16 mean?

235/55R16 tire size meaning in inches

235/55R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 235 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.

235/55R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter26.2 in664.9 mm
Section Width9.3 in235 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height5.1 in129.3 mm
Circumference82.2 in2088.8 mm
Revolutions770.4 revs/mile
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FAQ About 235/55R16 Tire

How tall is a 235/55R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 235/55R16 tire is 26.2 inches

How wide is a 235/55R16 tire?

The width of a 235/55R16 tire is 235 mm, which is about 9.3 inches.

What size rim fits a 235/55R16 tire?

A 235/55R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 55 in a 235/55R16 tire mean?

The 55 in a 235/55R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 55% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 235/55R16

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 235/55R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
215/60R1626.2″ (Equal)16 x 6.0-7.5
135/90R1625.6″ (-2.3%)16 x n/a
145/90R1626.3″ (0.4%)16 x n/a
155/80R1625.8″ (-1.5%)16 x n/a
165/80R1626.4″ (0.8%)16 x 4.0-5.5
175/75R1626.3″ (0.4%)16 x n/a
185/65R1625.5″ (-2.7%)16 x 5.0-6.5
185/75R1626.9″ (2.7%)16 x n/a
195/65R1626.0″ (-0.8%)16 x 5.5-7.0
205/60R1625.7″ (-1.9%)16 x 5.5-7.0
205/65R1626.5″ (1.1%)16 x 5.5-7.5
225/55R1625.7″ (-1.9%)16 x 6.0-8.0
225/60R1626.6″ (1.5%)16 x 6.0-8.0
245/50R1625.6″ (-2.3%)16 x 7.0-8.5
245/55R1626.6″ (1.5%)16 x 7.0-8.5
255/50R1626.0″ (-0.8%)16 x 7.0-9.0
265/50R1626.4″ (0.8%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/45R1625.7″ (-1.9%)16 x 8.5-10.5
275/50R1626.8″ (2.3%)16 x n/a
315/40R1625.9″ (-1.1%)16 x n/a