## What does 225/65R17 mean?

225/65R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

**225**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.**65**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.

## 225/65R17 Tire Conversion

Dimensions | Inches | Millimeters |

Tire Diameter | 28.5 in | 724.3 mm |

Section Width | 8.9 in | 225 mm |

Rim Height | 17 in | 431 mm |

Sidewall Height | 5.8 in | 146.3 mm |

Circumference | 89.6 in | 2275.5 mm |

Revolutions | 707.3 revs/mile |

## FAQ About 225/65R17 Tire

### How tall is a 225/65R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 225/65R17 tire is 28.5 inches

### How wide is a 225/65R17 tire?

The width of a 225/65R17 tire is 225 mm, which is about 8.9 inches.

### What size rim fits a 225/65R17 tire?

A 225/65R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

### What does the 65 in a 225/65R17 tire mean?

The 65 in a 225/65R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 65% of its width.

## Alternative Tire Sizes for 225/65R17

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 225/65R17:

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

265/55R17 | 28.5″ (Equal) | 17 x 7.5-9.5 |

155/90R17 | 28.0″ (-1.8%) | 17 x n/a |

165/90R17 | 28.7″ (0.7%) | 17 x n/a |

215/65R17 | 28.0″ (-1.8%) | 17 x 6.0-7.5 |

215/70R17 | 28.9″ (1.4%) | 17 x 5.5-7.0 |

235/60R17 | 28.1″ (-1.4%) | 17 x 6.5-8.5 |

235/65R17 | 29.0″ (1.8%) | 17 x 6.5-8.5 |

245/60R17 | 28.6″ (0.4%) | 17 x 7.0-8.5 |

255/55R17 | 28.0″ (-1.8%) | 17 x 7.0-9.0 |

255/60R17 | 29.0″ (1.8%) | 17 x 7.0-9.0 |

275/50R17 | 27.8″ (-2.5%) | 17 x 7.5-9.5 |

275/55R17 | 28.9″ (1.4%) | 17 x 7.5-9.5 |

305/45R17 | 27.8″ (-2.5%) | 17 x 9.5-11.5 |

315/45R17 | 28.2″ (-1.1%) | 17 x 10.0-12.0 |

345/40R17 | 27.9″ (-2.1%) | 17 x 11.5-13.5 |