215/80R16 in Inches

A 215/80R16 tire has a 29.5-inch diameter, a 8.5-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 29.5x8.5R16.

215/80R16 Tire Size
215/80R16 Tire Size in Inches
215/80R16 Tire Circumference
682.7 revs/mile

215/80R16 Tire Overview

29.5 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
8.5 inches
92.8 inches
Sidewall Height
6.8 inches
682.7 per mile

What does 215/80R16 mean?

215/80R16 tire size meaning in inches

215/80R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 215 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.
  • 80 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.

215/80R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter29.5 in750.4 mm
Section Width8.5 in215 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height6.8 in172 mm
Circumference92.8 in2357.5 mm
Revolutions682.7 revs/mile
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FAQ About 215/80R16 Tire

How tall is a 215/80R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 215/80R16 tire is 29.5 inches

How wide is a 215/80R16 tire?

The width of a 215/80R16 tire is 215 mm, which is about 8.5 inches.

What size rim fits a 215/80R16 tire?

A 215/80R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 80 in a 215/80R16 tire mean?

The 80 in a 215/80R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 80% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 215/80R16

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 215/80R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
245/70R1629.5″ (Equal)16 x 6.5-8.0
285/60R1629.5″ (Equal)16 x 8.0-10.0
205/80R1628.9″ (-2.0%)16 x 5.0-7.0
215/75R1628.7″ (-2.7%)16 x 5.5-7.0
225/75R1629.3″ (-0.7%)16 x 6.0-7.5
235/70R1629.0″ (-1.7%)16 x 6.0-8.0
235/75R1629.9″ (1.4%)16 x 6.0-8.0
255/65R1629.1″ (-1.4%)16 x 7.0-9.0
255/70R1630.1″ (2.0%)16 x 6.5-8.5
265/65R1629.6″ (0.3%)16 x n/a
275/60R1629.0″ (-1.7%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/65R1630.1″ (2.0%)16 x 7.5-9.5
315/55R1629.6″ (0.3%)16 x n/a