165/50R15 Tires

165/50R15 Conversion

When converted to inches, 165/50R15 is equivalent to 21.5x6.5R15.

165/50R15 tire has a section width of 6.5 inches which is the measurement of tire's width from its inner sidewall to its outer sidewall. Rim diameter of 15 inches represents the size of the wheel the tire can be mounted on. Sidewall height of 3.3 inches (83 mm) is the measurement from the wheel rim to top of the tire tread. Overall diameter of 21.5 inches (547 mm) reflects the outer diameter of the tire and stands for tire height. Circumference of 67.5 inches (1717.6 mm) is the outer perimeter of the tire. Tire revolutions indicate the number of times a tire revolves while it covers the distance in miles or kilometers. 165/50R15 tire makes 939 revolutions per mile (582 revolutions per kilometer).

165/50R15 Section Width
6.5"
21.5"
165/50R15 Tire Side
Tire Circumference
67.5"
15"
3.3"
939 Revs/Mile
Metric Inches
Overall Diameter (Tire Height) 547 mm 21.5"
Tread Width 165 mm 6.5"
Rim Diameter 381 mm 15"
Sidewall Height 83 mm 3.3"
Circumference 1717.6 mm 67.5"
Revolutions 582 per km 939 per mile

165/50R15 Replacement Tire Sizes

Replacement tires have to be within 3% of the original tire's overall diameter. 165/50R15 tire can be replaced with 12 compatible tire sizes. Select optional plus size to see its specs.

Tire Size Overall Diameter Difference
165/40R16 21.2" (538 mm) -1.6%
115/70R15 21.4" (543 mm) -0.7%
185/45R15 21.5" (547 mm) 0%
215/40R15 21.8" (553 mm) 1.1%
245/35R15 21.8" (553 mm) 1.1%
165/45R16 21.8" (554 mm) 1.3%
215/35R16 21.9" (556 mm) 1.6%
175/50R15 21.9" (557 mm) 1.8%
125/70R15 21.9" (557 mm) 1.8%
195/45R15 21.9" (557 mm) 1.8%
195/40R16 22.1" (562 mm) 2.7%
165/55R15 22.2" (563 mm) 2.9%