265/55R20 In Inches – Tire Size & Wheel Fitment Guide

What tire size is 265/55R20 in Inches?

The 265/55R20 tire has an overall diameter of 31.5 inches, a section width of 10.4 inches, and can be mounted on 20 inches height of rim. The equivalent tire size in the high flotation system is 31.5x10.4R20.

Tire Diameter31.5799.5
Section Width10.4265
Rim Height20508
Sidewall Height5.7145.8
tire diameter
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
640.7 Revs/Mile

To make it clear, we'll break down each part of the 265/55R20 tire size to know what these numbers represent & how they may affect your tire's performance:

How big is a 265/55R20 tire?

A 265/55R20 tire has a height of 31.5 inches (799.5 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.

Tire Diameter
Tire diameter: 31.5 In.

How wide is a 265/55R20 tire?

The 265/55R20 tire has a width of 10.4 inches (265 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: 10.4 In.

265/55R20 sidewall height

The 265/55R20 has a sidewall height of 5.7 inches (145.8 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: 5.7 In.

What size rim do I need for 265/55R20 tire?

You can mount the 265/55R20 tire on a rim with a height of 20 inches.

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

Rim Diameter
Rim height: 20 In.
rim width
Rim width: In.

265/55R20 circumference

The 265/55R20 tire has a circumference of 98.9 inches (2511.7 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: 98.9 In.

265/55R20 Revolutions

The 265/55R20 performs 640.7 revs/mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire rotates while it covers the distance of one mile.

640.7 revs/mile

Compatible Tire Sizes for 265/55R20

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 265/55R20:

Tire SizeDiameterRim (H x W)
315/50R2032.4″ (+2.8%)20″ x 8.5-11.0″
265/50R2232.4″ (+2.8%)22″ x 7.5-9.5″
285/55R2032.3″ (+2.5%)20″ x 8.0-10.0″
315/45R2132.2″ (+2.2%)21″ x n/a
325/40R2232.2″ (+2.2%)22″ x 11.0-13.0″
255/65R1932.1″ (+1.9%)19″ x 7.0-9.0″
285/45R2232.1″ (+1.9%)22″ x 9.0-10.5″
255/60R2032″ (+1.6%)20″ x 7.0-9.0″
305/50R2032″ (+1.6%)20″ x 8.5-11.0″
285/40R2332″ (+1.6%)23″ x 9.5.0-11.0″
325/35R2332″ (+1.6%)23″ x n/a
275/55R2031.9″ (+1.3%)20″ x 7.5-9.5″
225/70R19.531.9″ (+1.3%)19.5″ x n/a
275/50R2131.8″ (+0.9%)21″ x 7.5-9.5″
275/45R2231.7″ (+0.6%)22″ x 8.5-10.5″
275/40R2331.7″ (+0.6%)23″ x 9.0-11.0″
245/60R2031.6″ (+0.3%)20″ x 7.0-8.5″
295/50R2031.6″ (+0.3%)20″ x 8.0-10.5″
305/40R2231.6″ (+0.3%)22″ x 10.0-12.0″
265/45R2231.4″ (-0.3%)22″ x 8.5-10.0″
305/35R2331.4″ (-0.3%)23″ x 10.0-12.0″
285/55R1931.3″ (-0.6%)19″ x 8.0-10.0″
295/40R2231.3″ (-0.6%)22″ x 10.0-11.5″
285/50R2031.2″ (-1%)20″ x 8.0-10.0″
325/40R2131.2″ (-1%)21″ x 11.0-13.0″
235/60R2031.1″ (-1.3%)20″ x 6.5-8.5″
285/45R2131.1″ (-1.3%)21″ x 9.0-10.5″
295/35R2331.1″ (-1.3%)23″ x 10.0-11.5″
235/65R1931″ (-1.6%)19″ x 6.5-8.5″
255/60R1931″ (-1.6%)19″ x 7.0-9.0″
255/55R2031″ (-1.6%)20″ x 7.0-9.0″
255/50R2131″ (-1.6%)21″ x 7.0-9.0″
255/45R2231″ (-1.6%)22″ x 8.0-9.5″
285/40R2231″ (-1.6%)22″ x 9.5-11.0″
325/35R2231″ (-1.6%)22″ x 11.0-13.0″
275/55R1930.9″ (-1.9%)19″ x 7.5-9.5″
315/40R2130.9″ (-1.9%)21″ x 10.5-12.5″
285/35R2330.9″ (-1.9%)23″ x 9.5-11.0″
275/50R2030.8″ (-2.3%)20″ x 7.5-9.5″
305/45R2030.8″ (-2.3%)20″ x 9.5-11.5″
165/90R1930.7″ (-2.6%)19″ x n/a
275/45R2130.7″ (-2.6%)21″ x 8.5-10.5″
275/40R2230.7″ (-2.6%)22″ x 9.0-11.0″
315/35R2230.7″ (-2.6%)22″ x 10.5-12.5″
325/30R2330.7″ (-2.6%)23″ x n/a

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*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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