## What size tire is 265 65R17?

## What size tire is 265 65R17?

Overall diameter of 30.6 inches (776 mm) reflects the outer diameter of the tire and stands for tire height….265/65R17 Conversion.

Metric | Inches | |
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Overall Diameter (Tire Height) | 776 mm | 30.6″ |

Tread Width | 265 mm | 10.4″ |

Rim Diameter | 431.8 mm | 17″ |

Sidewall Height | 172 mm | 6.8″ |

**What does p265 65R17 mean?**

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 65% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height is 0 millimeters.

**What is the difference between 265 70R17 and 265 65R17?**

The 265/70R17 is a General Grabber ATX and the 265/65R17 is the stock Hankook. And just for fun, it doesn’t look very big compared to a 26×4. 8” bike tire, it’s just barely taller!

### What size rim do I need for 265 65R17?

Tire Size Calculator – Tire & Wheel Plus Sizing BETA

Unit: Imperial Imperial Metric | |
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Section Width | 10.43 in |

Rim Diameter | 17.00 in |

Rim Width Range | 7.50 in – 9.00 in |

Overall Diameter | 30.56 in |

**How big is a 265 tire?**

METRIC TIRE TO DIAMETER (INCHES) CALCULATOR For example a LT265/75R16 would be around 31.6 inches tall and 10 inches wide.

**Can 265 70R17 replace 265 65R17?**

The width of the tire is measured from one sidewall to another. It is usually done by the manufacturers. So, these measurements are very accurate. Since the width is the same for both 265/65R17 and 265/70R17, you can install any one of these if you are not bothered with the other aspects of the tire.

## What does p265 70R17 mean?

An arrow points to the numbers 265/70R17 115T on the inner part of the tire sidewall. 265 is the width, 70 is the aspect ratio, R stands for radial, 17 is the wheel diameter and 115T is the load index and speed symbol. ©2022 Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc.

**What size rim does a 265 tire fit?**

Equivalency table

Rim width | Minimum tire width | Ideal tire width |
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9,0 Inches | 235 mm | 245 or 255 mm |

9,5 Inches | 245 mm | 255 or 265 mm |

10,0 Inches | 255 mm | 265 or 275 mm |

10,5 Inches | 265 mm | 275 or 285 mm |

**What does 265 mean on a tire?**

265 = Section Width in millimeters (measured at the widest part of the tire from sidewall to sidewall) /60 = Aspect Ratio or section height to width ratio as a percentage. For this example, the side wall is 60% of the section width of the tire (265mm x . 60 = 159mm). Therefore, the sidewall height is 159mm.

### Do bigger tires give a better ride?

As a general rule, bigger wheels result in a rougher ride. Switching to a smaller wheel and a thicker tire can give you a smoother ride without any major modifications to your car. However, if you go too crazy and change your wheel size too much, it can cause some problems.