Does Wheel Size Determine the Tire Size?

Answer Yes. The size is marked on the tire wall with a number similar to this: P185/75 R-14. This tire fits on a 14-inch diameter rim. However, this same wheel may take tires of different width (185mm) an... Read More »

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How to Determine Tire Size in Inches ?

The typical tire size used in the automotive industry is a mixture of millimeters, inches and ratios. Take the typical tire size of 235/70R16, for example. The "235" represents the width of the tir... Read More »

What is the best size tire for a 17-inch wheel?

The best 17-inch tires for your car are the tires matching the original equipment sizes for your vehicle. For example, the 2010 Chrysler Sebring Sedan Limited comes equipped with 215/60-17 tires. C... Read More »

What size wheel will fit a 15 inch wide tire?

According to, the tire size indicated on the sidewall of a tire also indicates the size of the wheel that fits that tire. Therefore, a tire with a diameter of 15 inches should be match... Read More »

What size tire do i need for size 17 rims?

Automobile tires are specified by three numbers for size: width, sidewall aspect ratio and rim diameter, listed respectively. To fit a 17-inch rim, the last number of the tire size must be 17, such... Read More »