Best 205/70 R15 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

205/70 R15 in inches What rims fit 205/70 R15 tires What is 205/70 R15?

Best 205/70 R15 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%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Cooper CS5 Grand Touring
Cooper CS5 Grand Touring
Overall: 79%
Dry: 89%
Wet: 84%
Snow: 62%
Comfort: 88%
Wear: 79%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Toyo Celsius
Toyo Celsius
Overall: 76.3%
Dry: 72.7%
Wet: 80%
Snow: 80%
Comfort: 83%
Wear: 78%
Buy again: 78%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Cooper Evolution Tour
Cooper Evolution Tour
Overall: 76%
Dry: 88%
Wet: 82%
Snow: 72%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 82%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus
Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus
Overall: 75%
Dry: 88%
Wet: 86%
Snow: 73%
Comfort: 80%
Wear: 87%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Sumitomo Touring LS T
Sumitomo Touring LS T
Overall: 70%
Dry: 83%
Wet: 75%
Snow: 62%
Comfort: 79%
Wear: 79%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Yokohama AVID TOURING-S
Yokohama AVID TOURING-S
Overall: 69%
Dry: 82%
Wet: 75%
Snow: 61%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 77%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire

Best 205/70 R15 All Terrain Tires

Image of Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015
Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015
Overall: 81%
Dry: 89%
Wet: 88%
Snow: 81%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 83%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire

Best 205/70 R15 Winter Tires

Image of General Altimax Arctic 12
General Altimax Arctic 12
Overall: 89%
Dry: 82%
Wet: 87%
Snow: 90%
Comfort: 83%
Wear: 87%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Michelin X-Ice Xi3
Michelin X-Ice Xi3
Overall: 85%
Dry: 85%
Wet: 88%
Snow: 88%
Comfort: 89%
Wear: 90%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter
Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter
Overall: 84%
Dry: 81%
Wet: 87%
Snow: 88%
Comfort: 80%
Wear: 85%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Image of Firestone Winterforce 2
Firestone Winterforce 2
Overall: 77%
Dry: 80%
Wet: 85%
Snow: 87%
Comfort: 77%
Wear: 81%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
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%
Check on AmazonCheck on DiscountTire
Best 205/70 R15 All Season TiresBest 205/70 R15 All Terrain TiresBest 205/70 R15 Winter Tires

205/70 R15 in inches

205/70 R15 tires diameter is 26.3 inches, section width is 8.1 inches and rim diameter is 15 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 205/70R15 existing size in inches is 27x9.50R15, which is 2.66% taller and 17.28% wider.

Compare 205/70 R15 vs 27x9.50R15 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 205/70 R15 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 205/70 R15 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

205/70 R15 – 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.
70 The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 70%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 70% of the width or ~ 144mm
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 tire will fit 15 inch wheels