255/60R15 in Inches

A 255/60R15 tire has a 27-inch diameter, a 10-inch width, and is designed for a 15-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 27x10R15.

255/60R15 Tire Size
255/60R15 Tire Size in Inches
255/60R15 Tire Circumference
745.7 revs/mile

255/60R15 Tire Overview

27 inches
Wheel Diameter
15 inches
Tire Width
10 inches
85 inches
Sidewall Height
6 inches
745.7 per mile

What does 255/60R15 mean?

255/60R15 tire size meaning in inches

255/60R15 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 255 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.
  • 60 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.
  • 15 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

255/60R15 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter27 in687 mm
Section Width10 in255 mm
Rim Height15 in381 mm
Sidewall Height6 in153 mm
Circumference85 in2158.3 mm
Revolutions745.7 revs/mile
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FAQ About 255/60R15 Tire

How tall is a 255/60R15 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 255/60R15 tire is 27 inches

How wide is a 255/60R15 tire?

The width of a 255/60R15 tire is 255 mm, which is about 10 inches.

What size rim fits a 255/60R15 tire?

A 255/60R15 tire fits on a rim that is 15 inches in diameter.

What does the 60 in a 255/60R15 tire mean?

The 60 in a 255/60R15 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 60% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 255/60R15

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 255/60R15:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
235/65R1527.0″ (Equal)15 x 6.5-n/a
305/50R1527.0″ (Equal)15 x 8.5-11.0
185/80R1526.7″ (-1.1%)15 x 4.5-6.0
195/75R1526.5″ (-1.9%)15 x 5.0-7.0
195/80R1527.3″ (1.1%)15 x 5.0-6.5
205/70R1526.3″ (-2.6%)15 x 5.0-7.0
205/75R1527.1″ (0.4%)15 x 5.0-7.0
215/70R1526.9″ (-0.4%)15 x 5.5-7.0
215/75R1527.7″ (2.6%)15 x 5.5-7.0
225/65R1526.5″ (-1.9%)15 x 6.0-8.0
225/70R1527.4″ (1.5%)15 x 6.0-7.5
245/60R1526.6″ (-1.5%)15 x 7.0-8.5
245/65R1527.5″ (1.9%)15 x n/a
265/60R1527.5″ (1.9%)15 x n/a
275/55R1526.9″ (-0.4%)15 x 7.5-9.5
285/50R1526.2″ (-3.0%)15 x 8.0-10.0
295/50R1526.6″ (-1.5%)15 x 8.0-10.5
295/55R1527.8″ (3.0%)15 x 8.0-10.5
325/50R1527.8″ (3.0%)15 x 9.0-11.0