285/70R17 in Inches

A 285/70R17 tire has a 32.7-inch diameter, a 11.2-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 32.7x11.2R17.

285/70R17 Tire Size
285/70R17 Tire Size in Inches
285/70R17 Tire Circumference
616.6 revs/mile

285/70R17 Tire Overview

32.7 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
11.2 inches
102.8 inches
Sidewall Height
7.9 inches
616.6 per mile

What does 285/70R17 mean?

285/70R17 tire size meaning in inches

285/70R17 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.
  • 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.
  • 17 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

285/70R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter32.7 in830.8 mm
Section Width11.2 in285 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height7.9 in199.5 mm
Circumference102.8 in2610 mm
Revolutions616.6 revs/mile
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FAQ About 285/70R17 Tire

How tall is a 285/70R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 285/70R17 tire is 32.7 inches

How wide is a 285/70R17 tire?

The width of a 285/70R17 tire is 285 mm, which is about 11.2 inches.

What size rim fits a 285/70R17 tire?

A 285/70R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 70 in a 285/70R17 tire mean?

The 70 in a 285/70R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 70% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 285/70R17

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 285/70R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
235/85R1732.7″ (Equal)17 x 6.0-8.0
235/80R1731.8″ (-2.8%)17 x 6.0-7.5
255/75R1732.1″ (-1.8%)17 x 6.5-8.5
255/80R1733.1″ (1.2%)17 x 6.5-8.5
275/70R1732.2″ (-1.5%)17 x 7.0-8.5
295/70R1733.3″ (1.8%)17 x 8.0-9.5
305/65R1732.6″ (-0.3%)17 x 8.5-11.0
345/55R1731.9″ (-2.4%)17 x n/a