Best 205/45 R17 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

205/45 R17 in inches What rims fit 205/45 R17 tires What is 205/45 R17?

Best 205/45 R17 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 Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06
Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06
Overall: 80.1%
Dry: 88.3%
Wet: 89%
Snow: 77%
Comfort: 79%
Wear: 78.5%
Buy again: 83%
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Image of BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S
BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S
Overall: 78%
Dry: 92%
Wet: 89%
Snow: 71%
Comfort: 80%
Wear: 78%
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Image of Toyo Celsius
Toyo Celsius
Overall: 76.3%
Dry: 72.7%
Wet: 80%
Snow: 80%
Comfort: 83%
Wear: 78%
Buy again: 78%
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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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Image of Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Overall: 71%
Dry: 90%
Wet: 86%
Snow: 62%
Comfort: 82%
Wear: 78%
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Image of Kumho Ecsta PA51
Kumho Ecsta PA51
Overall: 70%
Dry: 83.3%
Wet: 60%
Snow: 60%
Comfort: 60%
Buy again: 60%
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Best 205/45 R17 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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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 Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R
Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R
Overall: 73.1%
Dry: 92.2%
Wet: 51%
Comfort: 66%
Wear: 54.5%
Buy again: 60%
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Image of Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R
Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R
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Best 205/45 R17 Summer Tires

Image of Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R
Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R
Overall: 88%
Dry: 96%
Wet: 76%
Comfort: 70%
Wear: 62%
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Image of Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Overall: 88%
Dry: 92.7%
Wet: 87.5%
Comfort: 84.5%
Wear: 82.5%
Buy again: 89%
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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 Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Overall: 84.8%
Dry: 84.8%
Wet: 88%
Comfort: 89%
Wear: 82%
Buy again: 80%
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Image of General G-MAX RS
General G-MAX RS
Overall: 84%
Dry: 91%
Wet: 87%
Comfort: 86%
Wear: 84%
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Image of Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
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 Bridgestone Potenza S007A
Bridgestone Potenza S007A
Overall: 81%
Dry: 84.7%
Wet: 72%
Comfort: 82%
Wear: 83%
Buy again: 76%
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Best 205/45 R17 Winter Tires

Image of Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60 RFT
Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60 RFT
Overall: 87%
Dry: 80%
Wet: 84%
Snow: 87%
Comfort: 78%
Wear: 72%
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Image of Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Overall: 82.8%
Dry: 88.8%
Wet: 92.5%
Snow: 87.5%
Comfort: 83.5%
Wear: 81.5%
Buy again: 90%
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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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205/45 R17 in inches

205/45 R17 tires diameter is 24.3 inches, section width is 8.1 inches and rim diameter is 17 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 205/45R17 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R17, which is 27.57% taller and 29.63% wider.

Compare 205/45 R17 vs 31x10.50R17 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 205/45 R17 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 205/45 R17 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

205/45 R17 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
205 The first number shows that the tire has a width of 205 millimeters or approximately 8.1 inches.
45 The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 45%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 45% of the width or ~ 93mm
R17 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 17 inch wheels