Best 165/60 R15 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

165/60 R15 in inches What rims fit 165/60 R15 tires What is 165/60 R15?

Best 165/60 R15 All-Season Tires

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Overall: 43%
Dry: 77%
Wet: 70%
Snow: 48%
Comfort: 72%
Wear: 59%
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Best 165/60 R15 All-Season Tires

165/60 R15 in inches

165/60 R15 tires' overall diameter is 22.8 inches, tire width is 6.5 inches, the tire can be mounted on 15 inches wheel and the circumference is 71.6". With that parameters, we can calculate that it will take approximately 884.9 revolutions per mile.

So the closest metric tire size of 165/60R15 existing size in inches is 28x9.0R15, which is 22.81% taller and 38.46% wider.

You can use our handy tire size calculator to compare 165/60 R15 vs 28x9.0R15.

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What rims fit 165/60 R15 tires?

For each tire size there often there are several wheel sizes. You can't put too wide tires on narrow rims or vice versa. Here is what size of the wheels your vehicle needs for 165/60 R15 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

165/60 R15 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
165 The first number shows that the tire has a section width of 165 mm or approximately 6.5 inches.
60 The second number is the aspect ratio or sidewall height. In this case, it is 60%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to the rim edge or the height of the tire's cross-section which is 60% of the width or ~ 99mm
R15 The letter R means this tire is radial. Most of all tires nowadays are radial. The number is the tire diameter in inches. It means that the tire will fit 15-inch wheels

If you want to know more about how to decipher information inscribed on your tires, including aspects such as the tire height, tire width, and the diameter of the wheel, this guide provides an in-depth look at how to read a tire sidewall. These measurements can reveal a wealth of information about your tire's specifications and suitability for your vehicle. Mastering these details will allow you to make informed decisions when buying or replacing your tires.