225/70R16 in Inches

A 225/70R16 tire has a 28.4-inch diameter, a 8.9-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 28.4x8.9R16.

225/70R16 Tire Size
225/70R16 Tire Size in Inches
225/70R16 Tire Circumference
710.1 revs/mile

225/70R16 Tire Overview

28.4 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
8.9 inches
89.2 inches
Sidewall Height
6.2 inches
710.1 per mile

What does 225/70R16 mean?

225/70R16 tire size meaning in inches

225/70R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 225 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.
  • 70 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.

225/70R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter28.4 in721.4 mm
Section Width8.9 in225 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height6.2 in157.5 mm
Circumference89.2 in2266.3 mm
Revolutions710.1 revs/mile
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FAQ About 225/70R16 Tire

How tall is a 225/70R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 225/70R16 tire is 28.4 inches

How wide is a 225/70R16 tire?

The width of a 225/70R16 tire is 225 mm, which is about 8.9 inches.

What size rim fits a 225/70R16 tire?

A 225/70R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 70 in a 225/70R16 tire mean?

The 70 in a 225/70R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 70% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 225/70R16

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 225/70R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
185/80R1627.7″ (-2.5%)16 x n/a
195/80R1628.3″ (-0.4%)16 x 5.0-6.5
205/75R1628.1″ (-1.1%)16 x n/a
205/80R1628.9″ (1.8%)16 x 5.0-7.0
215/70R1627.9″ (-1.8%)16 x 5.5-7.0
215/75R1628.7″ (1.1%)16 x 5.5-7.0
235/65R1628.0″ (-1.4%)16 x 6.5-8.5
235/70R1629.0″ (2.1%)16 x 6.0-8.0
245/60R1627.6″ (-2.8%)16 x 7.0-8.5
255/60R1628.0″ (-1.4%)16 x 7.0-9.0
255/65R1629.1″ (2.5%)16 x 7.0-9.0
265/60R1628.5″ (0.4%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/55R1627.9″ (-1.8%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/60R1629.0″ (2.1%)16 x 7.5-9.5
285/55R1628.3″ (-0.4%)16 x n/a
295/50R1627.6″ (-2.8%)16 x 8.0-10.5