|Tire Size||Diameter||Rim (H x W)|
|185/60R14||22.7″ (+2.6%)||14″ x 5.0-6.5″|
|195/50R15||22.7″ (+2.6%)||15″ x 5.5-7.0″|
|245/40R15||22.7″ (+2.6%)||15″ x 8.0-9.5″|
|175/55R15||22.6″ (+2.2%)||15″ x 5.0-6.0″|
|215/45R15||22.6″ (+2.2%)||15″ x 7.0-8.0″|
|275/35R15||22.6″ (+2.2%)||15″ x 9.0-11.0″|
|135/80R14||22.5″ (+1.8%)||14″ x n/a|
|155/70R14||22.5″ (+1.8%)||14″ x 4.0-5.0″|
|165/50R16||22.5″ (+1.8%)||16″ x 4.5-6.0″|
|205/40R16||22.5″ (+1.8%)||16″ x 7.0-8.0″|
|165/65R14||22.4″ (+1.3%)||14″ x 4.5-6.0″|
|195/55R14||22.4″ (+1.3%)||14″ x 5.5-7.0″|
|135/70R15||22.4″ (+1.3%)||15″ x n/a|
|145/65R15||22.4″ (+1.3%)||15″ x 4.0-5.0″|
|135/60R16||22.4″ (+1.3%)||16″ x n/a|
|175/60R14||22.3″ (+0.9%)||14″ x 5.0-6.0″|
|155/60R15||22.3″ (+0.9%)||15″ x 4.5-5.5″|
|185/50R15||22.3″ (+0.9%)||15″ x n/a|
|205/45R15||22.3″ (+0.9%)||15″ x 6.5-7.5″|
|115/70R16||22.3″ (+0.9%)||16″ x n/a|
|165/40R17||22.2″ (+0.5%)||17″ x n/a|
|205/50R14||22.1″ (Equal)||14″ x 5.5-7.5″|
|195/40R16||22.1″ (Equal)||16″ x 6.5-7.5″|
|185/35R17||22.1″ (Equal)||17″ x n/a|
|185/55R14||22″ (-0.5%)||14″ x 5.0-6.5″|
|225/45R14||22″ (-0.5%)||14″ x 7.0-8.5″|
|155/65R14||21.9″ (-0.9%)||14″ x 4.5-5.5″|
|125/70R15||21.9″ (-0.9%)||15″ x n/a|
|175/50R15||21.9″ (-0.9%)||15″ x 5.0-6.0″|
|195/45R15||21.9″ (-0.9%)||15″ x 6.0-7.5″|
|215/35R16||21.9″ (-0.9%)||16″ x 7.0-8.5″|
|165/60R14||21.8″ (-1.4%)||14″ x 4.5-6.0″|
|215/40R15||21.8″ (-1.4%)||15″ x 7.0-8.5″|
|245/35R15||21.8″ (-1.4%)||15″ x 8.0-9.5″|
|165/45R16||21.8″ (-1.4%)||16″ x 5.0-6.0″|
|185/45R15||21.6″ (-2.3%)||15″ x 6.0-7.0″|
|165/50R15||21.5″ (-2.8%)||15″ x 4.5-6.0″|
165/55R15 In Inches – Tire Size & Wheel Fitment Guide
What size tire is 165/55R15 in Inches?
The 165/55R15 tire has an overall diameter of 22.1 inches, a section width of 6.5 inches, and can be mounted on 15 x 4.5-6.0 inches rim. The equivalent tire size in the high flotation system is 22.1x6.5R15.
To easy understanding, let us break down each component of the 165/55R15 tire size to know what these numbers represent and how they may affect your vehicle's performance:
How tall is a 165/55R15 tire?
The 165/55R15 tire has a width of 6.5 inches (165 mm). This is the measurement at its thickest point, the distance between the outer sidewall and the inner sidewall’s widest point, also called as tread width or section width.
How wide is a 165/55R15 tire?
The 165/55R15 tire has a height of 22.1 inches (562.5 mm). This is the measurement from the bottom to the highest point at the top of a tire through its exact center when inflated and unloaded.
165/55R15 sidewall height
The 165/55R15 has a sidewall height of 3.6 inches (90.8 mm). It’s measured from the rim to the outer edge of the tire's tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width.
What size rim do you need for 165/55R15 tire?
You can mount the 165/55R15 tire on a rim with a height of 15 inches and a rim width ranging from 4.5-6.0 inches. (Based on recommendations of The Tire and Rim Association (TRA))
Putting very narrow tires on wide rims or vice versa can result in reduced performance of the tire.
The 165/55R15 tire has a circumference of 69.6 inches (1767.1 mm), This is the measurement of the distance the tire travels in one revolution.
The tire circumference plays a crucial role in your vehicle's overall performance, affecting its speedometer acceleration, accuracy and fuel efficiency.
The 165/55R15 performs 910.7 revs/mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire rotates while it covers the distance of one mile.
Replacement Tire Sizes for 165/55R15
As a rule, you can replace the tire within a 3% difference in tire diameter (height) of the OEM tire size. However, it should be considered as a general guideline, not a hard and fast rule. Here is a list of compatible tire sizes for 165/55R15:
More tire sizes for 15" Wheel:
22″ Tire Diameter
- 125/80R15 = 22.9x4.9R15
- 135/70R15 = 22.5x5.3R15
- 145/65R15 = 22.4x5.7R15
- 155/60R15 = 22.3x6.1R15
- 165/55R15 = 22.2x6.5R15
- 165/60R15 = 22.8x6.5R15
- 175/55R15 = 22.6x6.9R15
- 185/50R15 = 22.3x7.3R15
- 195/50R15 = 22.7x7.7R15
- 205/45R15 = 22.2x8.1R15
- 215/45R15 = 22.6x8.5R15
- 245/40R15 = 22.7x9.6R15
- 275/35R15 = 22.6x10.8R15
23″ Tire Diameter
- 125/90R15 = 23.9x4.9R15
- 135/80R15 = 23.5x5.3R15
- 155/65R15 = 23x6.1R15
- 155/70R15 = 23.6x6.1R15
- 165/65R15 = 23.4x6.5R15
- 175/60R15 = 23.3x6.9R15
- 185/55R15 = 23x7.3R15
- 185/60R15 = 23.7x7.3R15
- 195/55R15 = 23.4x7.7R15
- 205/50R15 = 23.1x8.1R15
- 205/55R15 = 23.9x8.1R15
- 215/50R15 = 23.5x8.5R15
- 225/45R15 = 23x8.9R15
- 225/50R15 = 23.9x8.9R15
- 235/45R15 = 23.3x9.3R15
- 295/35R15 = 23.1x11.6R15
24″ Tire Diameter
- 135/90R15 = 24.6x5.3R15
- 155/80R15 = 24.8x6.1R15
- 175/65R15 = 24x6.9R15
- 175/70R15 = 24.7x6.9R15
- 185/65R15 = 24.4x7.3R15
- 195/60R15 = 24.2x7.7R15
- 205/60R15 = 24.7x8.1R15
- 215/55R15 = 24.3x8.5R15
- 225/55R15 = 24.8x8.9R15
- 235/50R15 = 24.3x9.3R15
- 245/50R15 = 24.7x9.6R15
- 255/45R15 = 24.1x10R15
- 285/40R15 = 24x11.2R15
- 345/35R15 = 24.5x13.6R15
26″ Tire Diameter
*Disclaimer: The tire size is for information purposes only, the measurement is an approximation, as tire manufacturers can have slight variations in their measurements. It's recommended to refer to the vehicle manufacturer's guidelines or consult with a tire mechanic to determine the correct tire size for your vehicle.