## What does 295/40R17 mean?

295/40R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

**295**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.**40**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.

## 295/40R17 Tire Conversion

Dimensions | Inches | Millimeters |

Tire Diameter | 26.3 in | 667.8 mm |

Section Width | 11.6 in | 295 mm |

Rim Height | 17 in | 431 mm |

Sidewall Height | 4.6 in | 118 mm |

Circumference | 82.6 in | 2098 mm |

Revolutions | 767.1 revs/mile |

## FAQ About 295/40R17 Tire

### How tall is a 295/40R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 295/40R17 tire is 26.3 inches

### How wide is a 295/40R17 tire?

The width of a 295/40R17 tire is 295 mm, which is about 11.6 inches.

### What size rim fits a 295/40R17 tire?

A 295/40R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

### What does the 40 in a 295/40R17 tire mean?

The 40 in a 295/40R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 40% of its width.

## Alternative Tire Sizes for 295/40R17

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 295/40R17:

Tire Size | Diameter | Rim |
---|---|---|

215/55R17 | 26.3″ (Equal) | 17 x 6.0-7.5 |

235/50R17 | 26.3″ (Equal) | 17 x 6.5-8.5 |

115/95R17 | 25.6″ (-2.7%) | 17 x n/a |

135/90R17 | 26.6″ (1.1%) | 17 x n/a |

145/80R17 | 26.1″ (-0.8%) | 17 x n/a |

155/80R17 | 26.8″ (1.9%) | 17 x n/a |

165/70R17 | 26.1″ (-0.8%) | 17 x n/a |

185/60R17 | 25.7″ (-2.3%) | 17 x n/a |

205/55R17 | 25.9″ (-1.5%) | 17 x 5.5-7.5 |

205/60R17 | 26.7″ (1.5%) | 17 x 5.5-7.5 |

225/50R17 | 25.9″ (-1.5%) | 17 x 6.0-8.0 |

225/55R17 | 26.7″ (1.5%) | 17 x 6.0-8.0 |

245/45R17 | 25.7″ (-2.3%) | 17 x 7.5-9.0 |

245/50R17 | 26.6″ (1.1%) | 17 x 7.0-8.5 |

255/45R17 | 26.0″ (-1.1%) | 17 x 8.0-9.5 |

255/50R17 | 27.0″ (2.7%) | 17 x 7.0-9.0 |

275/40R17 | 25.7″ (-2.3%) | 17 x 9.0-11.0 |

285/40R17 | 26.0″ (-1.1%) | 17 x 9.5-11.0 |

315/35R17 | 25.7″ (-2.3%) | 17 x 10.5-12.5 |

335/35R17 | 26.2″ (-0.4%) | 17 x 11.0-13.0 |