285/55R16 in Inches

A 285/55R16 tire has a 28.3-inch diameter, a 11.2-inch width, and is designed for a 16-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 28.3x11.2R16.

285/55R16 Tire Size
285/55R16 Tire Size in Inches
285/55R16 Tire Circumference
711.6 revs/mile

285/55R16 Tire Overview

28.3 inches
Wheel Diameter
16 inches
Tire Width
11.2 inches
89 inches
Sidewall Height
6.2 inches
711.6 per mile

What does 285/55R16 mean?

285/55R16 tire size meaning in inches

285/55R16 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 285 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.
  • 55 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.

285/55R16 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter28.3 in719.9 mm
Section Width11.2 in285 mm
Rim Height16 in406 mm
Sidewall Height6.2 in156.8 mm
Circumference89 in2261.6 mm
Revolutions711.6 revs/mile
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FAQ About 285/55R16 Tire

How tall is a 285/55R16 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 285/55R16 tire is 28.3 inches

How wide is a 285/55R16 tire?

The width of a 285/55R16 tire is 285 mm, which is about 11.2 inches.

What size rim fits a 285/55R16 tire?

A 285/55R16 tire fits on a rim that is 16 inches in diameter.

What does the 55 in a 285/55R16 tire mean?

The 55 in a 285/55R16 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 55% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 285/55R16

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 285/55R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
195/80R1628.3″ (Equal)16 x 5.0-6.5
185/80R1627.7″ (-2.1%)16 x n/a
195/75R1627.5″ (-2.8%)16 x 8.5-11.0
205/75R1628.1″ (-0.7%)16 x n/a
205/80R1628.9″ (2.1%)16 x 5.0-7.0
215/70R1627.9″ (-1.4%)16 x 5.5-7.0
215/75R1628.7″ (1.4%)16 x 5.5-7.0
225/65R1627.5″ (-2.8%)16 x 6.0-8.0
225/70R1628.4″ (0.4%)16 x 6.0-7.5
235/65R1628.0″ (-1.1%)16 x 6.5-8.5
235/70R1629.0″ (2.5%)16 x 6.0-8.0
245/60R1627.6″ (-2.5%)16 x 7.0-8.5
255/60R1628.0″ (-1.1%)16 x 7.0-9.0
255/65R1629.1″ (2.8%)16 x 7.0-9.0
265/60R1628.5″ (0.7%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/55R1627.9″ (-1.4%)16 x 7.5-9.5
275/60R1629.0″ (2.5%)16 x 7.5-9.5
295/50R1627.6″ (-2.5%)16 x 8.0-10.5