175/50R13 In Inches – Tire Size & Wheel Fitment Guide

What tire size is 175/50R13 in Inches?

The 175/50R13 tire has an overall diameter of 19.9 inches, a section width of 6.9 inches, and can be mounted on 13 inches height of rim. The equivalent tire size in the high flotation system is 19.9x6.9R13.

Tire Diameter19.9505.2
Section Width6.9175
Rim Height13330
Sidewall Height3.487.5
tire diameter
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
1014 Revs/Mile

To make it clear, we'll break down each part of the 175/50R13 tire size to know what these numbers represent & how they may affect your tire's performance:

How big is a 175/50R13 tire?

A 175/50R13 tire has a height of 19.9 inches (505.2 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.

Tire Diameter
Tire diameter: 19.9 In.

How wide is a 175/50R13 tire?

The 175/50R13 tire has a width of 6.9 inches (175 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.

You can put a slightly narrower or wider tire on a rim as long as it falls within the manufacturer's recommended tire width range.

tread width
Tread width: 6.9 In.

175/50R13 sidewall height

The 175/50R13 has a sidewall height of 3.4 inches (87.5 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: 3.4 In.

What size rim do I need for 175/50R13 tire?

You can mount the 175/50R13 tire on a rim with a height of 13 inches.

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

Rim Diameter
Rim height: 13 In.
rim width
Rim width: 5.0-6.0 In.

175/50R13 circumference

The 175/50R13 tire has a circumference of 62.5 inches (1587.1 mm), This is the measurement of the distance the tire travels in one revolution.

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

Circumference: 62.5 In.

175/50R13 Revolutions

The 175/50R13 performs 1014 revs/mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire rotates while it covers the distance of one mile.

1014 revs/mile

Compatible Tire Sizes for 175/50R13

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 175/50R13:

Tire SizeDiameterRim (H x W)
135/80R1220.5″ (+2.9%)12″ x 3.5-4.5″
155/70R1220.5″ (+2.9%)12″ x 4.0-5.0″
165/50R1420.5″ (+2.9%)14″ x n/a
135/70R1320.4″ (+2.5%)13″ x 3.5-4.5″
145/65R1320.4″ (+2.5%)13″ x n/a
115/70R1420.3″ (+2%)14″ x n/a
165/55R1320.1″ (+1%)13″ x 4.5-6.0″
195/40R1420.1″ (+1%)14″ x 6.5-7.5″
145/70R1220″ (+0.5%)12″ x 3.5-5.0″
125/80R1219.9″ (Equal)12″ x n/a
145/60R1319.9″ (Equal)13″ x 4.0-5.0″
195/45R1319.9″ (Equal)13″ x 6.0-7.5″
165/60R1219.8″ (-0.5%)12″ x 4.5-6.0″
105/70R1419.8″ (-0.5%)14″ x n/a
105/80R1319.6″ (-1.5%)13″ x n/a

More tire sizes for 13" Wheel:

19" Tire Diameter

20" Tire Diameter

21" Tire Diameter

22" Tire Diameter

23" Tire Diameter

24" Tire Diameter

*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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