Best 215/55 R17 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

215/55 R17 in inches What rims fit 215/55 R17 tires What is 215/55 R17?

Best 215/55 R17 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 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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Image of Continental TrueContact Tour
Continental TrueContact Tour
Overall: 85%
Dry: 92%
Wet: 92%
Snow: 82%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 90%
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Best 215/55 R17 Summer Tires

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 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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Image of Dunlop Direzza DZ102
Dunlop Direzza DZ102
Overall: 72.8%
Dry: 81.2%
Wet: 77.5%
Comfort: 78%
Wear: 74%
Buy again: 76%
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Best 215/55 R17 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 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 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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215/55 R17 in inches

215/55 R17 tires diameter is 26.3 inches, section width is 8.5 inches and rim diameter is 17 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 215/55R17 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R17, which is 17.87% taller and 23.53% wider.

Compare 215/55 R17 vs 31x10.50R17 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 215/55 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 215/55 R17 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

215/55 R17 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
215 The first number shows that the tire has a width of 215 millimeters or approximately 8.5 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 ~ 119mm
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