Best 215/65 R15 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

215/65 R15 in inches What rims fit 215/65 R15 tires What is 215/65 R15?

Best 215/65 R15 All Season Tires

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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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Cooper Evolution Tour
Overall: 76%
Dry: 88%
Wet: 82%
Snow: 72%
Comfort: 87%
Wear: 82%
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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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Sumitomo Touring LS T
Overall: 70%
Dry: 83%
Wet: 75%
Snow: 62%
Comfort: 79%
Wear: 79%
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Yokohama AVID TOURING-S
Overall: 69%
Dry: 82%
Wet: 75%
Snow: 61%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 77%
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Image of Nexen CP641
Nexen CP641
Overall: 67.1%
Dry: 68%
Wet: 59%
Comfort: 70%
Wear: 76%
Buy again: 61%
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Image of Nexen N Priz AH5
Nexen N Priz AH5
Overall: 58.6%
Dry: 46.7%
Wet: 60%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 70%
Buy again: 50%
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Best 215/65 R15 Winter Tires

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Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c
Overall: 76%
Dry: 77%
Wet: 78%
Snow: 87%
Comfort: 81%
Wear: 83%
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215/65 R15 in inches

215/65 R15 tires diameter is 26 inches, section width is 8.5 inches and rim diameter is 15 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 215/65R15 existing size in inches is 27x9.50R15, which is 3.85% taller and 11.76% wider.

Compare 215/65 R15 vs 27x9.50R15 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 215/65 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 215/65 R15 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

215/65 R15 – 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.
65 The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 65%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 65% of the width or ~ 140mm
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