165/70R10 In Inches – Tire Size & Rim Fitment Guide

What size tire is 165/70R10 in Inches?

The 165/70R10 tire has an overall diameter of 19.1 inches, a section width of 6.5 inches, and can be mounted on 10 x 4.0-5.5 inches rim. The equivalent tire size in the high flotation system is 19.1x6.5R10.

Tire Diameter19.1485
Section Width6.5165
Rim Height10254
Sidewall Height4.5115.5
tire diameter
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
1056.2 Revs/Mile

To make it clear, we'll break down each part of the 165/70R10 tire size to know what these numbers represent & how they may affect your vehicle tire's performance:

How tall is a 165/70R10 tire?

A 165/70R10 tire has a height of 19.1 inches (485 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 no load.

Tire Diameter
Tire diameter: 19.1 In.

How wide is a 165/70R10 tire?

The 165/70R10 has a width of 6.5 inches (165 mm). This is the tire measurement at its thickest point, the distance between the inner sidewall’s and the outer sidewall’s widest point, also known as section width or tread width.

tread width
Tread width: 6.5 In.

165/70R10 sidewall height

The sidewall height of a 165/70R10 is 4.5 inches (115.5 mm). It’s measured from the rim to the outer edge of the tire's tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width.

sidewall height
Sidewall height: 4.5 In.

What size rim do I need for 165/70R10 tire?

You can put on a rim with a height of 10 inches and a rim width ranging from 4.0-5.5 inches for a 165/70R10 tire. (Based on recommendations of The Tire and Rim Association (TRA))

Putting very wide tires on narrow rims or vice versa can result in reduced performance of the tire.

Rim Diameter
Rim height: 10 In.
rim width
Rim width: 4.0-5.5 In.

165/70R10 circumference

The 165/70R10 tire has a circumference of 60 inches (1523.7 mm), This is the measurement of the distance the tire covers in one full rotation.

The tire circumference is important for your vehicle's overall performance, affecting its speedometer accuracy, acceleration & fuel efficiency.

Circumference: 60 In.

165/70R10 Revolutions

The 165/70R10 performs 1056.2 revs/mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire rotates while it covers the distance of one mile.

1056.2 revs/mile

Alternative Tire Sizes for 165/70R10

As a rule, you can replace the tire within a 3% difference in tire diameter (height) of the OEM tire size. Here is the full list of replacement sizes compatible with 165/70R10:

Tire SizeDiameterRim (H x W)
105/80R1319.6″ (+2.6%)13″ x n/a

More tire sizes for 10" Wheel:

19" Tire Diameter

145/80R10 = 19.1x5.7R10

165/70R10 = 19.1x6.5R10

155/80R10 = 19.8x6.1R10

*Disclaimer: Please note that our tire dimensions & measurements are an approximation number, while the tire manufacturers may have different ways in calculating or rounding numbers. We recommend referring to the vehicle manufacturer's manual or checking with the tire technician to find out the correct tire size for your vehicle.

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