315/45R16 in Inches

A 315/45R16 tire has a 27.2-inch diameter, a 12.4-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 27.2x12.4R16.

315/45R16 Tire Size
315/45R16 Tire Size in Inches
315/45R16 Tire Circumference
742.5 revs/mile

315/45R16 Tire Overview

27.2 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
12.4 inches
85.3 inches
Sidewall Height
5.6 inches
742.5 per mile

What does 315/45R16 mean?

315/45R16 tire size meaning in inches

315/45R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 315 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.
  • 45 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.

315/45R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter27.2 in689.9 mm
Section Width12.4 in315 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height5.6 in141.8 mm
Circumference85.3 in2167.4 mm
Revolutions742.5 revs/mile
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FAQ About 315/45R16 Tire

How tall is a 315/45R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 315/45R16 tire is 27.2 inches

How wide is a 315/45R16 tire?

The width of a 315/45R16 tire is 315 mm, which is about 12.4 inches.

What size rim fits a 315/45R16 tire?

A 315/45R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 45 in a 315/45R16 tire mean?

The 45 in a 315/45R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 45% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 315/45R16

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 315/45R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
355/40R1627.2″ (Equal)16 x n/a
155/90R1627.0″ (-0.7%)16 x n/a
165/80R1626.4″ (-2.9%)16 x 4.0-5.5
175/80R1627.0″ (-0.7%)16 x n/a
185/75R1626.9″ (-1.1%)16 x n/a
185/80R1627.7″ (1.8%)16 x n/a
195/75R1627.5″ (1.1%)16 x 8.5-11.0
205/65R1626.5″ (-2.6%)16 x 5.5-7.5
205/70R1627.3″ (0.4%)16 x 5.0-7.0
215/65R1627.0″ (-0.7%)16 x 6.0-7.5
215/70R1627.9″ (2.6%)16 x 5.5-7.0
225/60R1626.6″ (-2.2%)16 x 6.0-8.0
225/65R1627.5″ (1.1%)16 x 6.0-8.0
235/60R1627.1″ (-0.4%)16 x 6.5-8.5
235/65R1628.0″ (2.9%)16 x 6.5-8.5
245/55R1626.6″ (-2.2%)16 x 7.0-8.5
245/60R1627.6″ (1.5%)16 x 7.0-8.5
255/55R1627.0″ (-0.7%)16 x 7.0-9.0
255/60R1628.0″ (2.9%)16 x 7.0-9.0
265/50R1626.4″ (-2.9%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/50R1626.8″ (-1.5%)16 x n/a
275/55R1627.9″ (2.6%)16 x 7.5-9.5
295/50R1627.6″ (1.5%)16 x 8.0-10.5