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## How wide is a 215 tire in inches?

Your tire is 215 millimeters, or 8.471 inches wide.2 Mar 2014

## What is considered a wide tire?

A wide tire is any tire that exceeds the factory width equipped on your vehicle. You can find your car’s stock tire size on the driver’s door placard when you open the door.12 Nov 2015

## How wide is 215 TYRE?

The first number, 215, is the width of the tire between the widest points of its inner and outer sidewalls. This is expressed in millimeters. So your tire is 215 millimeters wide, or 8.471 inches wide. The second number in your tire size, 75, is the aspect ratio or section height.2 Mar 2014

## What does 215 on a tire mean?

“215” in this sequence refers to the tire’s width in millimeters. In other words, this tire is 215 millimeters wide, from sidewall to sidewall.

## What does R15 mean in tire size?

Tire Diameter or Size: 215/65 R15 This is an important number—this is the number you’ll refer to when you need to know your tire size! The “15” indicates that this particular tire would fit a rim with a 15-inch diameter.

## Is R15 a 15 inch tire?

The diameter of the rim in inches. A tire that reads 33 x 12.5 R15, is 33-inches in diameter (or tall), 12.5-inches wide, and will fit a 15-inch wheel.9 Feb 2017

## What sizes do 15 inch tires come in?

– 195-65-R15.

– 205-65-R15.

– 235-75-R15.

– 195-55-R15.

– 185-65-R15.

– 195-60-R15.

– 185-55-R15.

– 265-70-R15.

## What size rim is R15?

Rear Brake Diameter : 220 mm

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Width : 725 mm

Height : 1135 mm

Length : 1990 mm

Fuel Capacity : 11 Liters

## Can you use 225 tires instead of 215?

They MAY be interchangeable. 215 or 225 is the width of the tyre. There’s a “height to width aspect ratio” that is part of the equation too. My car has a 225/45R17 tyre, meaning it has a 17″ rim, a 45% profile (height is 45% of the width) and 225 mm wide.

## What’s the difference between a 215 tire and a 225?

The 215 tires will provide less grip than the 225 tires due to their different widths. With an increased grip on the road surface, the 225 tires will achieve greater levels of shorter braking distances while increasing traction, especially on wet surfaces.

## Which tire is taller 205 or 215?

The diameter of the 205 is 26.3 inches and for the 215 the diameter is 26.7 inches. That is 0.4 inches of difference meaning that it would raise the height of the trailer by 0.2 inches. This will not only help with the height but also help to prevent over heating which is why many trailer tires fail.11 Apr 2016

## What size is a 215 tire?

215: The first number designates the tire’s width, from sidewall to sidewall. In this case, the number 215 means that the tire width is 215 millimetres. 65: The number after the dash specifies the tire’s aspect ratio, which is the ratio of the tire’s width to its height.1 Feb 2017

## Can you install 225 tires on 215 rims?

Yes, you can. But only if the rims on your car can accommodate tires that are 10-20 millimeters wider. Bear in mind that wider wheels require more fuel due to their increased rolling resistance. Again, wider tires are more costly than narrower ones because they need more rubber during construction.