Best 185/55 R16 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

185/55 R16 in inches What rims fit 185/55 R16 tires What is 185/55 R16?

Best 185/55 R16 All Season Tires

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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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Cooper Evolution Tour
Overall: 76%
Dry: 88%
Wet: 82%
Snow: 72%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 82%
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Image of Sumitomo HTR A/S P02
Sumitomo HTR A/S P02
Overall: 73%
Dry: 87.5%
Wet: 82%
Snow: 69.5%
Comfort: 81.5%
Wear: 76.5%
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Kumho Ecsta PA51
Overall: 70%
Dry: 83.3%
Wet: 60%
Snow: 60%
Comfort: 60%
Buy again: 60%
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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 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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Firestone All Season
Overall: 40.6%
Dry: 59%
Wet: 50.5%
Snow: 52%
Comfort: 49%
Wear: 57.5%
Buy again: 10%
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Best 185/55 R16 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 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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Dunlop Winter Maxx 2
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185/55 R16 in inches

185/55 R16 tires diameter is 24 inches, section width is 7.3 inches and rim diameter is 16 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 185/55R16 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R16, which is 29.17% taller and 43.84% wider.

Compare 185/55 R16 vs 31x10.50R16 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 185/55 R16 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 R16 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

185/55 R16 – 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
R16 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 16 inch wheels