245/55R16 in Inches

A 245/55R16 tire has a 26.6-inch diameter, a 9.6-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 26.6x9.6R16.

245/55R16 Tire Size
245/55R16 Tire Size in Inches
245/55R16 Tire Circumference
757.9 revs/mile

245/55R16 Tire Overview

26.6 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
9.6 inches
83.6 inches
Sidewall Height
5.3 inches
757.9 per mile

What does 245/55R16 mean?

245/55R16 tire size meaning in inches

245/55R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 245 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.

245/55R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter26.6 in675.9 mm
Section Width9.6 in245 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height5.3 in134.8 mm
Circumference83.6 in2123.4 mm
Revolutions757.9 revs/mile
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FAQ About 245/55R16 Tire

How tall is a 245/55R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 245/55R16 tire is 26.6 inches

How wide is a 245/55R16 tire?

The width of a 245/55R16 tire is 245 mm, which is about 9.6 inches.

What size rim fits a 245/55R16 tire?

A 245/55R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 55 in a 245/55R16 tire mean?

The 55 in a 245/55R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 55% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 245/55R16

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 245/55R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
225/60R1626.6″ (Equal)16 x 6.0-8.0
145/90R1626.3″ (-1.1%)16 x n/a
155/90R1627.0″ (1.5%)16 x n/a
165/80R1626.4″ (-0.8%)16 x 4.0-5.5
175/75R1626.3″ (-1.1%)16 x n/a
175/80R1627.0″ (1.5%)16 x n/a
185/75R1626.9″ (1.1%)16 x n/a
195/65R1626.0″ (-2.3%)16 x 5.5-7.0
205/65R1626.5″ (-0.4%)16 x 5.5-7.5
205/70R1627.3″ (2.6%)16 x 5.0-7.0
215/60R1626.2″ (-1.5%)16 x 6.0-7.5
215/65R1627.0″ (1.5%)16 x 6.0-7.5
235/55R1626.2″ (-1.5%)16 x 6.5-8.5
235/60R1627.1″ (1.9%)16 x 6.5-8.5
255/50R1626.0″ (-2.3%)16 x 7.0-9.0
255/55R1627.0″ (1.5%)16 x 7.0-9.0
265/50R1626.4″ (-0.8%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/50R1626.8″ (0.8%)16 x n/a
315/40R1625.9″ (-2.6%)16 x n/a
315/45R1627.2″ (2.3%)16 x n/a
355/40R1627.2″ (2.3%)16 x n/a