Best 205/55 R17 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

205/55 R17 in inches What rims fit 205/55 R17 tires What is 205/55 R17?

Best 205/55 R17 All Season Tires

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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Image of Kumho Solus TA31
Kumho Solus TA31
Overall: 52.6%
Dry: 77.5%
Wet: 72.5%
Snow: 43%
Comfort: 69%
Wear: 64.5%
Buy again: 55%
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Image of Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Run Flat
Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Run Flat
Overall: 47%
Dry: 82%
Wet: 79%
Snow: 61%
Comfort: 68%
Wear: 65%
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Image of Continental ContiProContact SSR
Continental ContiProContact SSR
Overall: 45%
Dry: 81%
Wet: 71%
Snow: 52%
Comfort: 61%
Wear: 62%
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Image of Continental ProContact TX
Continental ProContact TX
Overall: 35%
Dry: 80%
Wet: 75%
Snow: 57%
Comfort: 72%
Wear: 68%
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Image of Nexen N Priz AH8
Nexen N Priz AH8
Overall: 32%
Dry: 76%
Wet: 66%
Snow: 38%
Comfort: 66%
Wear: 67%
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Image of Hankook Kinergy GT
Hankook Kinergy GT
Overall: 24%
Dry: 74%
Wet: 60%
Snow: 34%
Comfort: 66%
Wear: 52%
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Best 205/55 R17 Summer Tires

Image of Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
Overall: 86.1%
Dry: 91.5%
Wet: 86.5%
Comfort: 85%
Wear: 76%
Buy again: 88%
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Image of Yokohama ADVAN Sport V105
Yokohama ADVAN Sport V105
Overall: 84.3%
Dry: 87.7%
Wet: 84.5%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 77%
Buy again: 84.5%
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Image of Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric
Overall: 74.7%
Dry: 86%
Wet: 87%
Comfort: 80%
Wear: 67%
Buy again: 79%
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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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Image of Pirelli Cinturato P7 Run Flat
Pirelli Cinturato P7 Run Flat
Overall: 33.5%
Dry: 79.5%
Wet: 75.5%
Comfort: 59%
Wear: 45%
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Best 205/55 R17 Truck/SUV Summer Tires

Image of Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport RFT
Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport RFT
Overall: 34%
Dry: 86%
Wet: 65%
Comfort: 53%
Wear: 48%
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Best 205/55 R17 Winter Tires

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 Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II Run Flat
Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II Run Flat
Overall: 82%
Dry: 87%
Wet: 90%
Snow: 84%
Comfort: 83%
Wear: 84%
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Image of Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II
Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II
Overall: 81%
Dry: 87%
Wet: 89%
Snow: 81%
Comfort: 88%
Wear: 84%
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Image of Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT
Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT
Overall: 73%
Dry: 89%
Wet: 90%
Snow: 82%
Comfort: 76%
Wear: 77%
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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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205/55 R17 in inches

205/55 R17 tires diameter is 25.9 inches, section width is 8.1 inches and rim diameter is 17 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 205/55R17 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R17, which is 19.69% taller and 29.63% wider.

Compare 205/55 R17 vs 31x10.50R17 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 205/55 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 205/55 R17 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

205/55 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.
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
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