Best 165/70 R14 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

165/70 R14 in inches

165/70 R14 tires diameter is 23.1 inches, section width is 6.5 inches and rim diameter is 14 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 165/70R14 existing size in inches is 27x8.50R14, which is 16.88% taller and 30.77% wider.

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What rims fit 165/70 R14 tires?

For each tire size there often there are several wheel sizes. You can't put very wide tires on narrow rims or vise versa. Here is what size of the rims do you need for 165/70 R14 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

165/70 R14 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
165 The first number shows that the tire has a width of 165 millimeters or approximately 6.5 inches.
70 The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 70%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 70% of the width or ~ 116mm
R14 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 tire will fit 14 inch wheels