165/55R15 Tires

165/55R15 Conversion

When converted to inches, 165/55R15 is equivalent to 22.2x6.5R15.

165/55R15 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 3.6 inches (91 mm) is the measurement from the wheel rim to top of the tire tread. Overall diameter of 22.2 inches (563 mm) reflects the outer diameter of the tire and stands for tire height. Circumference of 69.7 inches (1767.8 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. 165/55R15 tire makes 909 revolutions per mile (566 revolutions per kilometer).

165/55R15 Section Width
6.5"
22.2"
165/55R15 Tire Side
Tire Circumference
69.7"
15"
3.6"
909 Revs/Mile
Metric Inches
Overall Diameter (Tire Height) 563 mm 22.2"
Tread Width 165 mm 6.5"
Rim Diameter 381 mm 15"
Sidewall Height 91 mm 3.6"
Circumference 1767.8 mm 69.7"
Revolutions 566 per km 909 per mile

165/55R15 Replacement Tire Sizes

Replacement tires have to be within 3% of the original tire's overall diameter. 165/55R15 tire can be replaced with 28 compatible tire sizes. Select optional plus size to see its specs.

Tire Size Overall Diameter Difference
185/45R15 21.5" (547 mm) -2.8%
165/50R15 21.5" (547 mm) -2.8%
245/35R15 21.8" (553 mm) -1.8%
215/40R15 21.8" (553 mm) -1.8%
165/45R16 21.8" (554 mm) -1.6%
215/35R16 21.9" (556 mm) -1.2%
125/70R15 21.9" (557 mm) -1.1%
195/45R15 21.9" (557 mm) -1.1%
175/50R15 21.9" (557 mm) -1.1%
195/40R16 22.1" (562 mm) -0.2%
165/40R17 22.2" (564 mm) 0.2%
205/45R15 22.2" (565 mm) 0.4%
155/60R15 22.3" (567 mm) 0.7%
185/50R15 22.3" (567 mm) 0.7%
115/70R16 22.4" (568 mm) 0.9%
135/60R16 22.4" (568 mm) 0.9%
145/65R15 22.4" (569 mm) 1.1%
205/40R16 22.4" (570 mm) 1.2%
135/70R15 22.5" (571 mm) 1.4%
165/50R16 22.5" (572 mm) 1.6%
175/55R15 22.6" (573 mm) 1.8%
275/35R15 22.6" (573 mm) 1.8%
215/45R15 22.6" (575 mm) 2.1%
195/50R15 22.7" (577 mm) 2.5%
245/40R15 22.7" (577 mm) 2.5%
215/40R16 22.8" (578 mm) 2.7%
245/35R16 22.8" (578 mm) 2.7%
165/60R15 22.8" (579 mm) 2.8%