255/35R16 in Inches

A 255/35R16 tire has a 23-inch diameter, a 10-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 23x10R16.

255/35R16 Tire Size
255/35R16 Tire Size in Inches
255/35R16 Tire Circumference
875.8 revs/mile

255/35R16 Tire Overview

23 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
10 inches
72.3 inches
Sidewall Height
3.5 inches
875.8 per mile

What does 255/35R16 mean?

255/35R16 tire size meaning in inches

255/35R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 255 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.
  • 35 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.

255/35R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter23 in584.9 mm
Section Width10 in255 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height3.5 in89.3 mm
Circumference72.3 in1837.5 mm
Revolutions875.8 revs/mile
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FAQ About 255/35R16 Tire

How tall is a 255/35R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 255/35R16 tire is 23 inches

How wide is a 255/35R16 tire?

The width of a 255/35R16 tire is 255 mm, which is about 10 inches.

What size rim fits a 255/35R16 tire?

A 255/35R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 35 in a 255/35R16 tire mean?

The 35 in a 255/35R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 35% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 255/35R16

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 255/35R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
125/70R1622.9″ (-0.4%)16 x n/a
135/60R1622.4″ (-2.6%)16 x n/a
135/70R1623.4″ (1.7%)16 x n/a
165/50R1622.5″ (-2.2%)16 x 4.5-6.0
175/50R1622.9″ (-0.4%)16 x 5.0-6.0
175/55R1623.6″ (2.6%)16 x 5.0-6.0
185/50R1623.3″ (1.3%)16 x 5.0-6.5
195/45R1622.9″ (-0.4%)16 x 6.0-7.5
205/40R1622.5″ (-2.2%)16 x 7.0-8.0
205/45R1623.3″ (1.3%)16 x 6.5-7.5
215/40R1622.8″ (-0.9%)16 x 7.0-8.5
215/45R1623.6″ (2.6%)16 x 7.0-8.0
225/40R1623.1″ (0.4%)16 x 7.5-9.0
245/35R1622.8″ (-0.9%)16 x 8.0-9.5