395/70R16 In Inches – Tire Size & Wheel Fitment Guide

What size tire is 395/70R16 in Inches?

The 395/70R16 tire has an overall diameter of 37.8 inches, a section width of 15.6 inches, and can be mounted on 16 x 10.0-12.0 inches rim. The equivalent tire size in the high flotation system is 37.8x15.6R16.

Tire Diameter37.8959.4
Section Width15.6395
Rim Height16406
Sidewall Height10.9276.5
tire diameter
Tire Side
Tire Circumference
533.9 Revs/Mile

To make it clear, we'll break down each part of the 395/70R16 tire size to know what these numbers represent & how they may affect your vehicle tire's performance:

How tall is a 395/70R16 tire?

A 395/70R16 tire has a height of 37.8 inches (959.4 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: 37.8 In.

How wide is a 395/70R16 tire?

The 395/70R16 has a width of 15.6 inches (395 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: 15.6 In.

395/70R16 sidewall height

The sidewall height of a 395/70R16 is 10.9 inches (276.5 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: 10.9 In.

What size rim do I need for 395/70R16 tire?

You can put on a rim with a height of 16 inches and a rim width ranging from 10.0-12.0 inches for a 395/70R16 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: 16 In.
rim width
Rim width: 10.0-12.0 In.

395/70R16 circumference

The 395/70R16 tire has a circumference of 118.7 inches (3014 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: 118.7 In.

395/70R16 Revolutions

The 395/70R16 performs 533.9 revs/mile. Revolutions per mile indicate the number of times a tire rotates while it covers the distance of one mile.

533.9 revs/mile

Alternative Tire Sizes for 395/70R16

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 395/70R16:

Tire SizeDiameterRim (H x W)
355/80R1638.4″ (+1.6%)16″ x n/a
395/65R1838.2″ (+1%)18″ x n/a
365/75R1637.6″ (-0.5%)16″ x 9.5-12.0″
385/70R1637.2″ (-1.6%)16″ x 10.0-12.0″

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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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