175/55R16 Tires

175/55R16 Conversion

When converted to inches, 175/55R16 is equivalent to 23.5x6.9R16.

175/55R16 tire has a section width of 6.9 inches which is the measurement of tire's width from its inner sidewall to its outer sidewall. Rim diameter of 16 inches represents the size of the wheel the tire can be mounted on. Sidewall height of 3.8 inches (96 mm) is the measurement from the wheel rim to top of the tire tread. Overall diameter of 23.5 inches (598 mm) reflects the outer diameter of the tire and stands for tire height. Circumference of 73.8 inches (1877.7 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. 175/55R16 tire makes 859 revolutions per mile (533 revolutions per kilometer).

175/55R16 Section Width
6.9"
23.5"
175/55R16 Tire Side
Tire Circumference
73.8"
16"
3.8"
859 Revs/Mile
Metric Inches
Overall Diameter (Tire Height) 598 mm 23.5"
Tread Width 175 mm 6.9"
Rim Diameter 406.4 mm 16"
Sidewall Height 96 mm 3.8"
Circumference 1877.7 mm 73.8"
Revolutions 533 per km 859 per mile

175/55R16 Replacement Tire Sizes

Replacement tires have to be within 3% of the original tire's overall diameter. 175/55R16 tire can be replaced with 34 compatible tire sizes. Select optional plus size to see its specs.

Tire Size Overall Diameter Difference
125/70R16 22.9" (582 mm) -2.7%
195/45R16 22.9" (582 mm) -2.7%
215/35R17 22.9" (582 mm) -2.7%
175/50R16 22.9" (582 mm) -2.7%
255/35R16 23" (584 mm) -2.3%
225/40R16 23.1" (586 mm) -2%
195/40R17 23.1" (588 mm) -1.7%
165/40R18 23.2" (589 mm) -1.5%
205/45R16 23.2" (590 mm) -1.3%
225/35R17 23.2" (590 mm) -1.3%
185/50R16 23.3" (592 mm) -1%
195/35R18 23.3" (593 mm) -0.8%
225/30R18 23.3" (593 mm) -0.8%
135/70R16 23.5" (596 mm) -0.3%
205/40R17 23.5" (596 mm) -0.3%
235/30R18 23.6" (599 mm) 0.2%
215/45R16 23.6" (600 mm) 0.3%
205/35R18 23.7" (601 mm) 0.5%
195/50R16 23.7" (602 mm) 0.7%
245/35R17 23.8" (604 mm) 1%
215/40R17 23.8" (604 mm) 1%
245/30R18 23.8" (605 mm) 1.2%
125/80R16 23.9" (606 mm) 1.3%
215/35R18 23.9" (607 mm) 1.5%
125/60R18 23.9" (607 mm) 1.5%
195/45R17 23.9" (608 mm) 1.7%
125/70R17 23.9" (608 mm) 1.7%
225/45R16 23.9" (608 mm) 1.7%
185/55R16 24" (610 mm) 2%
255/30R18 24.1" (611 mm) 2.2%
225/40R17 24.1" (612 mm) 2.3%
205/50R16 24.1" (612 mm) 2.3%
225/35R18 24.2" (615 mm) 2.8%
175/45R18 24.2" (615 mm) 2.8%