195/40R17 in Inches

A 195/40R17 tire has a 23.1-inch diameter, a 7.7-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 23.1x7.7R17.

195/40R17 Tire Size
195/40R17 Tire Size in Inches
195/40R17 Tire Circumference
871.5 revs/mile

195/40R17 Tire Overview

23.1 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
7.7 inches
72.7 inches
Sidewall Height
3.1 inches
871.5 per mile

What does 195/40R17 mean?

195/40R17 tire size meaning in inches

195/40R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 195 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.
  • 40 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.
  • 17 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

195/40R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter23.1 in587.8 mm
Section Width7.7 in195 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height3.1 in78 mm
Circumference72.7 in1846.6 mm
Revolutions871.5 revs/mile
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FAQ About 195/40R17 Tire

How tall is a 195/40R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 195/40R17 tire is 23.1 inches

How wide is a 195/40R17 tire?

The width of a 195/40R17 tire is 195 mm, which is about 7.7 inches.

What size rim fits a 195/40R17 tire?

A 195/40R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 40 in a 195/40R17 tire mean?

The 40 in a 195/40R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 40% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 195/40R17

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 195/40R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
165/45R1722.8″ (-1.3%)17 x n/a
205/40R1723.5″ (1.7%)17 x 7.0-8.0
215/35R1722.9″ (-0.9%)17 x 7.0-8.5
225/35R1723.2″ (0.4%)17 x 7.5-9.0