Best 205/45 R16 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

205/45 R16 in inches What rims fit 205/45 R16 tires What is 205/45 R16?

Best 205/45 R16 All-Season Tires

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Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 PLUS
Overall: 81.8%
Dry: 87%
Wet: 91%
Snow: 86%
Comfort: 84%
Wear: 64%
Buy again: 84%
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BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S
Overall: 78%
Dry: 92%
Wet: 89%
Snow: 71%
Comfort: 80%
Wear: 78%
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Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06
Overall: 77%
Dry: 90%
Wet: 90%
Snow: 77%
Comfort: 85%
Wear: 79%
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Continental ProContact TX
Overall: 35%
Dry: 80%
Wet: 75%
Snow: 57%
Comfort: 72%
Wear: 68%
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Best 205/45 R16 Street/Racetrack Tires

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Toyo Proxes R888R
Overall: 86%
Dry: 92%
Wet: 54%
Comfort: 67%
Wear: 69%
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Best 205/45 R16 Summer Tires

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Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R
Overall: 88%
Dry: 96%
Wet: 76%
Comfort: 70%
Wear: 62%
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Hankook Ventus R-S4
Overall: 87%
Dry: 91%
Wet: 75%
Comfort: 77%
Wear: 86%
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Image of Continental ExtremeContact Sport
Continental ExtremeContact Sport
Overall: 85.6%
Dry: 88.7%
Wet: 83%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 86.5%
Buy again: 100%
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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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Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Overall: 81.5%
Dry: 87.3%
Wet: 81%
Comfort: 78%
Wear: 74.5%
Buy again: 70%
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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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Nexen N Fera SU1
Overall: 78.4%
Dry: 79.3%
Wet: 78%
Comfort: 83%
Wear: 76%
Buy again: 74%
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Best 205/45 R16 Winter Tires

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Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Overall: 81.6%
Dry: 84%
Wet: 92%
Comfort: 78%
Wear: 75%
Buy again: 74%
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205/45 R16 in inches

205/45 R16 tires' overall diameter is 23.3 inches, tire width is 8.1 inches, the tire can be mounted on 16 inches wheel and the circumference is 73.2". With that parameters, we can calculate that it will take approximately 865.6 revolutions per mile.

So the closest metric tire size of 205/45R16 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R16, which is 33.05% taller and 29.63% wider.

You can use our handy tire size calculator to compare 205/45 R16 vs 31x10.50R16.

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What rims fit 205/45 R16 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 205/45 R16 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

205/45 R16 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
205 The first number shows that the tire has a section width of 205 mm or approximately 8.1 inches.
45 The second number is the aspect ratio or sidewall height. In this case, it is 45%. 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 45% of the width or ~ 93mm
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 the tire will fit 16-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.