Best 245/50 R17 Tires. Rims & Conversion Info

245/50 R17 in inches What rims fit 245/50 R17 tires What is 245/50 R17?

Best 245/50 R17 All Season Tires

Image of Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack
Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack
Overall: 90.5%
Dry: 90.3%
Wet: 92%
Snow: 88%
Comfort: 97.5%
Wear: 93%
Buy again: 100%
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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 Nitto Motivo
Nitto Motivo
Overall: 78.6%
Dry: 73.3%
Wet: 65%
Comfort: 90%
Wear: 95%
Buy again: 80%
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Image of Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus
Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus
Overall: 78%
Dry: 91%
Wet: 87%
Snow: 75%
Comfort: 89%
Wear: 82%
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Image of Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06
Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06
Overall: 77%
Dry: 90%
Wet: 90%
Snow: 77%
Comfort: 85%
Wear: 79%
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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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Image of Kumho Ecsta PA51
Kumho Ecsta PA51
Overall: 70%
Dry: 83.3%
Wet: 60%
Snow: 60%
Comfort: 60%
Buy again: 60%
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Best 245/50 R17 Summer Tires

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Pirelli P Zero System
Overall: 66%
Dry: 88%
Wet: 69%
Comfort: 69%
Wear: 57%
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Best 245/50 R17 Winter Tires

Image of Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Overall: 75.1%
Dry: 72.5%
Wet: 84.5%
Snow: 96.5%
Comfort: 73.5%
Wear: 76.5%
Buy again: 100%
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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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245/50 R17 in inches

245/50 R17 tires diameter is 26.6 inches, section width is 9.6 inches and rim diameter is 17 inches. So the closest metric tire size of 245/50R17 existing size in inches is 31x10.50R17, which is 16.54% taller and 9.38% wider.

Compare 245/50 R17 vs 31x10.50R17 with our handy tire size calculator.

What rims fit 245/50 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 245/50 R17 tires:

Rim diameter x rim width

245/50 R17 – what does it mean?

Parameter Meaning
245 The first number shows that the tire has a width of 245 millimeters or approximately 9.6 inches.
50 The second number is the aspect ratio. In this case, it is 50%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to rim edge, which is 50% of the width or ~ 123mm
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