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Use our tire size calculator to calculate the diameter, width, sidewall, circumference, and revolutions per mile of any tire. Just type in a metric or standard size tire and click calculate. Inch measurement tires are fairly easy to understand however metric tires use a more difficult system to read.
The measurement is the tire's section height, and also referred to as the tire's series, profile or aspect ratio. The higher the number, the taller the sidewall; the lower the number, the lower the sidewall. We know that this tire size's section width is 225mm and that its section height is 50% of 225mm.
Using our Tire Size Calculator, you can get exact measurements for your current tire size. If you are considering replacing your tires with a different sized tire, you can conduct a size comparison, which can help you determine what alternate tire sizes will work on your vehicle.
The approximate width of metric sized tires can be converted into inches by dividing the branded Section Width in millimeters by 25.4; for example LT285/60R16 285 ÷ 25.4 = 11.2" SERVICE WITH A SMILE Need help choosing the right products for your vehicle?
Most tires will indicate the size on the sidewall in the following order: Tire Width (215 in this example). Aspect Ratio (60 in this example). Rim Diameter (16 in this example).
In addition to the inch rim sizes, there are also some unique tire sizes out there. Although not as common, tires are made in half-inch diameters for some heavy-duty light trucks, box vans, and heavy-duty trailers. These sizes are usually 14.5, 15.5, 16.5, 17.5, and 19.5 inches, and an example would be 33x12.5R16.5 118R.
…frequently used type of tire size today. 225/50R16 92S If there isn't a letter preceding the three-digit numeric portion of a tire size, it signifies the tire is a "Metric" size (also called "Euro-metric" because these sizes originated in Europe).