# Can I Use 225 65r17 Instead Of 235 60r17?

## Which tire is taller 225 or 235?

If I recall, on a 225/45 tire, the highth is 45% of the tire width.

So on a 235 tire, it would be a little taller..

## What does the 235 mean on a tire?

The number 235 is the cross-section width in millimeters, while 70 is the ratio of sidewall height to cross-section width (70 percent). R means radial-ply construction and 16 is the wheel diameter, in inches. Load index. This number is based on the weight the tire can safely carry.

## Do tire sizes have to match exactly?

They have to meet size standards for bead shape, diameter and width. The U.S. Tire and Rim Association and the European Tire and Rim Technical Organization also agree on other parameters of the tires. These standards, set by these organizations, are usually interchangeable.

## Will a 235 tire fit a 7.5 inch rim?

235 to 245 will fit fine on a 7.5″ wide rim. Tire Rack has manufacturer’s suggested wheel width ranges for their tires.

## How tall is a 225 60r17 tire?

Plus Sizes215/70-16225/60-17Diameter inches (mm)27.85 (707.4)27.63 (701.8)Width inches (mm)8.46 (215)8.86 (225)Circum. inches (mm)87.49 (2222.36)86.8 (2204.77)Sidewall Height inches (mm)5.93 (150.5)5.31 (135)1 more row

## Can you use 225 tires instead of 235?

Yes…that size will work 100% perfectly, as it is the exact same diameter as the 225/75-16. 235/70-16 is actually a shorter tire.

## Can I use 225 55r17 instead of 225 60r17?

To answer your question, yes, you can because your rim size and tire width will remain the same.

## How much wider is a 235 than a 225 tire?

If 235/40-18, your typical tire will have a rolling diameter of 25.40″ (vs 25.09′ for 225/40-18).

## Are 215 and 225 tires interchangeable?

2 Answers. 215 is the tire tread width so a 225 is slightly wider. 60 tells you the sidewall height is 60% of the tread width and 15 is the rim diameter. So, a 215/60/15 is the same rim size as a 225/65/15 and slightly narrower and shorter than the 225/65/15.

## What’s the difference between a 225 and a 235 tire?

If you have a smaller car and want to save on gas, you’ll want a 225. If you have a larger vehicle and need more stability, you’ll want a 235.

## Can I use 225 60r17 instead of 21560r17?

Re: P225/60R17 vs P215/60R17 They are interchangeable.

## How much difference in tire size is acceptable?

The Importance of Choosing the Right Tires When you’re changing tire sizes, the advice from 1010tires.com is that the new tires should be within 3 percent of the height and diameter of your original tires.

## Will 225 65r17 fit 215 55r17?

The 225/65R17 is one size larger and much taller and can carry more weight compared to the 215/55R17. The ride will be harsher as well as the aspect ratio is two sizes lower. The smaller tire will fit on the same rim.

## Will bigger tires affect my transmission?

Increasing Tire Size Will Reduce Your Vehicle’s Effective Gear Ratio. The increased size causes the tires to rotate slower to cover the same amount of ground. … If you are running an automotive transmission this can cause some serious strain depending on the current gear ratio if you choose not to regear your system.

## Can wider tires fit on same rim?

As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim. The actual width of the tire will vary depending on the width of the rim: The tire will expand 5 millimeters for every half inch (12.5 millimeters) increase in rim width.

## Can I use 215 65r17 instead of 21560r17?

Yes, there is no difference in rim size for those size tires.