265/65R17 In Inches – Tire Size & Wheel Fitment Guide

What size tire is 265/65R17 in Inches?

The 265/65R17 tire has an overall diameter of 30.6 inches, a section width of 10.4 inches, and can be mounted on 17 x 7.5-9.5 inches rim. The equivalent tire size in the high flotation system is 30.6x10.4R17.

Tire Diameter30.6776.3
Section Width10.4265
Rim Height17432
Sidewall Height6.8172.3
tire diameter
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
659.9 Revs/Mile

To easy understanding, let us break down each component of the 265/65R17 tire size to know what these numbers represent and how they may affect your vehicle's performance:

How tall is a 265/65R17 tire?

The 265/65R17 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.

tread width
Tread width: 10.4 In.

How wide is a 265/65R17 tire?

The 265/65R17 tire has a height of 30.6 inches (776.3 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: 30.6 In.

265/65R17 sidewall height

The 265/65R17 has a sidewall height of 6.8 inches (172.3 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: 6.8 In.

What size rim do you need for 265/65R17 tire?

You can mount the 265/65R17 tire on a rim with a height of 17 inches and a rim width ranging from 7.5-9.5 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.

Rim Diameter
Rim height: 17 In.
rim width
Rim width: 7.5-9.5 In.

265/65R17 circumference

The 265/65R17 tire has a circumference of 96 inches (2438.8 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.

Circumference: 96 In.

265/65R17 Revolutions

The 265/65R17 performs 659.9 revs/mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire rotates while it covers the distance of one mile.

659.9 revs/mile

Replacement Tire Sizes for 265/65R17

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 265/65R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim (H x W)
245/75R1731.5″ (+2.9%)17″ x 6.5-8.0″
245/70R1831.5″ (+2.9%)18″ x n/a
285/60R1831.5″ (+2.9%)18″ x 8.0-10.0″
265/55R2031.5″ (+2.9%)20″ x n/a
305/60R1731.4″ (+2.5%)17″ x n/a
225/75R1831.3″ (+2.2%)18″ x n/a
285/55R1931.3″ (+2.2%)19″ x 8.0-10.0″
275/70R1631.2″ (+1.9%)16″ x 7.0-9.0″
285/50R2031.2″ (+1.9%)20″ x 8.0-10.0″
225/85R1631.1″ (+1.6%)16″ x n/a
295/65R1631.1″ (+1.6%)16″ x 8.5-10.0″
255/70R1731.1″ (+1.6%)17″ x 6.5-8.5″
275/65R1731.1″ (+1.6%)17″ x 7.5-9.5″
255/65R1831.1″ (+1.6%)18″ x 7.0-9.0″
235/60R2031.1″ (+1.6%)20″ x 6.5-8.5″
235/70R1831″ (+1.3%)18″ x 6.5-8.5″
275/60R1831″ (+1.3%)18″ x 7.5-9.5″
235/65R1931″ (+1.3%)19″ x 6.5-8.5″
255/60R1931″ (+1.3%)19″ x 7.0-9.0″
255/55R2031″ (+1.3%)20″ x 7.0-9.0″
245/70R17.531″ (+1.3%)17.5″ x n/a
345/55R1630.9″ (+1%)16″ x n/a
235/75R1730.9″ (+1%)17″ x 6.0-8.0″
275/55R1930.9″ (+1%)19″ x 7.5-9.5″
235/80R1630.8″ (+0.6%)16″ x 6.0-8.0″
275/50R2030.8″ (+0.6%)20″ x 7.5-9.5″
305/45R2030.8″ (+0.6%)20″ x 9.5-11.5″
165/90R1930.7″ (+0.3%)19″ x n/a
265/70R1630.6″ (Equal)16″ x 7.0-9.0″
285/65R1630.6″ (Equal)16″ x 8.0-10.0″
245/75R1630.5″ (-0.3%)16″ x 6.5-8.0″
245/70R1730.5″ (-0.3%)17″ x 6.5-8.0″
285/60R1730.5″ (-0.3%)17″ x 8.0-10.0″
245/65R1830.5″ (-0.3%)18″ x 7.0-8.5″
265/60R1830.5″ (-0.3%)18″ x 7.5-9.5″
265/55R1930.5″ (-0.3%)19″ x 7.5-9.5″
295/45R2030.5″ (-0.3%)20″ x 9.5-11.0″
215/85R1630.4″ (-0.7%)16″ x 5.5-7.0″
175/90R1830.4″ (-0.7%)18″ x n/a
265/50R2030.4″ (-0.7%)20″ x 7.5-9.5″
225/75R1730.3″ (-1%)17″ x 6.0-7.5″
285/55R1830.3″ (-1%)18″ x 8.0-10.0″
235/55R2030.2″ (-1.3%)20″ x 6.5-8.5″
215/75R17.530.2″ (-1.3%)17.5″ x n/a
255/70R1630.1″ (-1.7%)16″ x 6.5-8.5″
275/65R1630.1″ (-1.7%)16″ x 7.5-9.5″
255/65R1730.1″ (-1.7%)17″ x 7.0-8.5″
235/60R1930.1″ (-1.7%)19″ x 6.5-8.5″
285/45R2030.1″ (-1.7%)20″ x 9.0-10.5″
235/70R1730″ (-2%)17″ x 6.0-8.0″
275/60R1730″ (-2%)17″ x 7.5-9.5″
235/65R1830″ (-2%)18″ x 6.5-8.5″
255/60R1830″ (-2%)18″ x 7.0-9.0″
175/80R1930″ (-2%)19″ x n/a
255/55R1930″ (-2%)19″ x 7.0-9.0″
255/50R2030″ (-2%)20″ x 7.0-9.0″
235/75R1629.9″ (-2.3%)16″ x 6.0-8.0″
275/55R1829.9″ (-2.3%)18″ x 7.5-9.5″
275/50R1929.8″ (-2.7%)19″ x 7.5-9.5″

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*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.

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