265/45 R21 tires' overall diameter is 30.4 inches, tire width is 10.4 inches, the tire can be mounted on 21 inches wheel and the circumference is 95.5". With that parameters, we can calculate that it will take approximately 663.5 revolutions per mile.
For each tire size there often there are several wheel sizes. You can't put too wide tires on narrow rims or vice versa. Here is what size of the wheels your vehicle needs for 265/45 R21 tires:
Rim diameter x rim width
265/45 R21 – what does it mean?
The first number shows that the tire has a section width of 265 mm or approximately 10.4 inches.
The second number is the aspect ratio or sidewall height. In this case, it is 45%. It shows the height of the tire from the ground to the rim edge or the height of the tire's cross-section which
is 45% of the width or ~ 120mm
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 the tire will fit 21-inch wheels
If you want to know more about how to decipher information inscribed on your tires, including aspects such as the tire height, tire width, and the diameter of the wheel, this guide provides an in-depth look at how to read a tire sidewall. These measurements can reveal a wealth of information about your tire's specifications and suitability for your vehicle. Mastering these details will allow you to make informed decisions when buying or replacing your tires.