Best 195/55 R15 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

195/55 R15 in inches What rims fit 195/55 R15 tires What is 195/55 R15?

Best 195/55 R15 All-Season Tires

Image of BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport
BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport
Overall: 85.5%
Dry: 93%
Wet: 90.5%
Snow: 81%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 87%
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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 Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season
Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season
Overall: 69.5%
Dry: 89%
Wet: 83%
Snow: 68%
Comfort: 82.5%
Wear: 84%
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Image of Nexen CP641
Nexen CP641
Overall: 67.1%
Dry: 68%
Wet: 59%
Comfort: 70%
Wear: 76%
Buy again: 61%
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Image of Yokohama AVID ENVigor
Yokohama AVID ENVigor
Overall: 63.3%
Dry: 81.7%
Wet: 80.5%
Snow: 55.5%
Comfort: 72.5%
Wear: 64.5%
Buy again: 70%
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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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Best 195/55 R15 Street/Racetrack Tires

Image of Toyo Proxes R888R
Toyo Proxes R888R
Overall: 86%
Dry: 92%
Wet: 54%
Comfort: 67%
Wear: 69%
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Best 195/55 R15 Summer Tires

Image of Yokohama ADVAN Fleva V701
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 Yokohama ADVAN A052
Yokohama ADVAN A052
Overall: 81.4%
Dry: 96.7%
Wet: 60%
Comfort: 60%
Wear: 60%
Buy again: 100%
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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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Image of Dunlop Direzza ZIII
Dunlop Direzza ZIII
Overall: 76.4%
Dry: 83.3%
Wet: 75%
Comfort: 60%
Wear: 90%
Buy again: 60%
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Image of BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2
BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2
Overall: 74%
Dry: 90%
Wet: 85%
Comfort: 74%
Wear: 77%
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Image of Dunlop Direzza DZ102
Dunlop Direzza DZ102
Overall: 72.8%
Dry: 81.2%
Wet: 77.5%
Comfort: 78%
Wear: 74%
Buy again: 76%
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Image of Pirelli Cinturato P7
Pirelli Cinturato P7
Overall: 55%
Dry: 78%
Wet: 75%
Comfort: 79%
Wear: 61%
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Best 195/55 R15 Winter Tires

Image of Michelin X-Ice Xi3
Michelin X-Ice Xi3
Overall: 85%
Dry: 85%
Wet: 88%
Snow: 88%
Comfort: 89%
Wear: 90%
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Image of Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter
Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter
Overall: 84%
Dry: 81%
Wet: 87%
Snow: 88%
Comfort: 80%
Wear: 85%
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Image of Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c
Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c
Overall: 76%
Dry: 77%
Wet: 78%
Snow: 87%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 83%
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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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195/55 R15 in inches

195/55 R15 tires' overall diameter is 23.4 inches, tire width is 7.7 inches, the tire can be mounted on 15 inches wheel and the circumference is 73.5". With that parameters, we can calculate that it will take approximately 862 revolutions per mile.

So the closest metric tire size of 195/55R15 existing size in inches is 28x9.0R15, which is 19.66% taller and 16.88% wider.

You can use our handy tire size calculator to compare 195/55 R15 vs 28x9.0R15.

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What rims fit 195/55 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 195/55 R15 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

195/55 R15 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
195 The first number shows that the tire has a section width of 195 mm or approximately 7.7 inches.
55 The second number is the aspect ratio or sidewall height. In this case, it is 55%. 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 55% of the width or ~ 108mm
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.