Best 185/55 R15 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

185/55 R15 in inches What rims fit 185/55 R15 tires What is 185/55 R15?

Best 185/55 R15 All Season Tires

Image of General AltiMAX RT43
General AltiMAX RT43
Overall: 80.3%
Dry: 84.7%
Wet: 82.5%
Snow: 75%
Comfort: 86%
Wear: 89.5%
Buy again: 93%
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Image of Bridgestone Ecopia EP150
Bridgestone Ecopia EP150
Overall: 71%
Dry: 73.3%
Wet: 74%
Comfort: 73%
Wear: 66%
Buy again: 64%
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Image of Kumho Ecsta PA31
Kumho Ecsta PA31
Overall: 59.4%
Dry: 71.7%
Wet: 71%
Snow: 66%
Comfort: 69.5%
Wear: 58.5%
Buy again: 60%
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Image of Nexen N Priz AH5
Nexen N Priz AH5
Overall: 58.6%
Dry: 46.7%
Wet: 60%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 70%
Buy again: 50%
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Image of Firestone Firehawk AS
Firestone Firehawk AS
Overall: 57%
Dry: 82%
Wet: 78%
Snow: 55%
Comfort: 67%
Wear: 76%
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Image of Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Overall: 53.3%
Dry: 71.8%
Wet: 63%
Snow: 50%
Comfort: 64%
Wear: 69%
Buy again: 35%
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Image of Kumho Solus TA31
Kumho Solus TA31
Overall: 52.6%
Dry: 77.5%
Wet: 72.5%
Snow: 43%
Comfort: 69%
Wear: 64.5%
Buy again: 55%
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Best 185/55 R15 Summer Tires

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Yokohama ADVAN Fleva V701
Overall: 82.1%
Dry: 84.3%
Wet: 82%
Comfort: 78%
Wear: 76%
Buy again: 86%
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Image of Kumho Ecsta PS31
Kumho Ecsta PS31
Overall: 79.1%
Dry: 79.7%
Wet: 81%
Comfort: 77%
Wear: 76%
Buy again: 81%
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Best 185/55 R15 Winter Tires

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Michelin X-Ice Xi3
Overall: 85%
Dry: 85%
Wet: 88%
Snow: 88%
Comfort: 89%
Wear: 90%
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Image of Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Overall: 83.3%
Dry: 76.7%
Wet: 80%
Snow: 90%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 70%
Buy again: 100%
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Image of Falken EuroWinter HS449
Falken EuroWinter HS449
Overall: 78.4%
Dry: 81.3%
Wet: 87%
Snow: 40%
Comfort: 84%
Wear: 84%
Buy again: 87%
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Image of Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Overall: 75.1%
Dry: 72.5%
Wet: 84.5%
Snow: 96.5%
Comfort: 73.5%
Wear: 76.5%
Buy again: 100%
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Image of Continental VikingContact 7
Continental VikingContact 7
Overall: 65.6%
Dry: 58.3%
Wet: 50%
Snow: 80%
Comfort: 95%
Wear: 50%
Buy again: 70%
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Continental WinterContact SI
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Image of Dunlop Winter Maxx 2
Dunlop Winter Maxx 2
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185/55 R15 in inches

185/55 R15 tires diameter is 23 inches, section width is 7.3 inches and rim diameter is 15 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 185/55R15 existing size in inches is 27x9.50R15, which is 17.39% taller and 30.14% wider.

Compare 185/55 R15 vs 27x9.50R15 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 185/55 R15 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 185/55 R15 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

185/55 R15 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
185 The first number shows that the tire has a width of 185 millimeters or approximately 7.3 inches.
55 The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 55%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 55% of the width or ~ 102mm
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 tire will fit 15 inch wheels