Best 205/55 R16 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

205/55 R16 in inches What rims fit 205/55 R16 tires What is 205/55 R16?

Best 205/55 R16 All Season Tires

Image of Nexen N FERA AU7
Nexen N FERA AU7
Overall: 91.4%
Dry: 93.3%
Wet: 90%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 90%
Buy again: 90%
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Image of Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 4
Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 4
Overall: 91.1%
Dry: 76.7%
Wet: 100%
Snow: 100%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 100%
Buy again: 100%
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Image of Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack
Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack
Overall: 91%
Dry: 94%
Wet: 94%
Snow: 86%
Comfort: 95%
Wear: 93%
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Image of Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady
Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady
Overall: 87%
Dry: 93%
Wet: 93%
Snow: 90%
Comfort: 88%
Wear: 90%
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Image of Goodyear Assurance MaxLife
Goodyear Assurance MaxLife
Overall: 87%
Dry: 92%
Wet: 89%
Snow: 81%
Comfort: 88%
Wear: 94%
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Image of Continental PureContact LS
Continental PureContact LS
Overall: 86%
Dry: 93%
Wet: 92%
Snow: 80%
Comfort: 89%
Wear: 87%
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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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Best 205/55 R16 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 BFGoodrich g-Force R1
BFGoodrich g-Force R1
Overall: 82%
Dry: 88%
Wet: 29%
Comfort: 67%
Wear: 77%
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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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Best 205/55 R16 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 Hankook Ventus R-S4
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 Sport V105
Yokohama ADVAN Sport V105
Overall: 84.4%
Dry: 87.5%
Wet: 85%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 76.5%
Buy again: 85.5%
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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 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 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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Best 205/55 R16 Winter Tires

Image of General Altimax Arctic 12
General Altimax Arctic 12
Overall: 89%
Dry: 82%
Wet: 87%
Snow: 90%
Comfort: 83%
Wear: 87%
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Image of Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Overall: 88%
Dry: 85%
Wet: 89%
Snow: 93%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 93%
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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 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 LM-32
Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Overall: 80%
Dry: 86%
Wet: 88%
Snow: 85%
Comfort: 85%
Wear: 83%
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Image of Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT
Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT
Overall: 80%
Dry: 83%
Wet: 88%
Snow: 87%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 87%
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205/55 R16 in inches

205/55 R16 tires diameter is 24.9 inches, section width is 8.1 inches and rim diameter is 16 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 205/55R16 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R16, which is 24.5% taller and 29.63% wider.

Compare 205/55 R16 vs 31x10.50R16 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 205/55 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 205/55 R16 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

205/55 R16 – 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.
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 ~ 113mm
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