255/85R16 Tires

255/85R16 Conversion

When converted to inches, 255/85R16 is equivalent to 33.1x10R16.

255/85R16 tire has a section width of 10 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 8.5 inches (217 mm) is the measurement from the wheel rim to top of the tire tread. Overall diameter of 33.1 inches (840 mm) reflects the outer diameter of the tire and stands for tire height. Circumference of 103.9 inches (2637.6 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. 255/85R16 tire makes 610 revolutions per mile (379 revolutions per kilometer).

255/85R16 Section Width
10"
33.1"
255/85R16 Tire Side
Tire Circumference
103.9"
16"
8.5"
610 Revs/Mile
Metric Inches
Overall Diameter (Tire Height) 840 mm 33.1"
Tread Width 255 mm 10"
Rim Diameter 406.4 mm 16"
Sidewall Height 217 mm 8.5"
Circumference 2637.6 mm 103.9"
Revolutions 379 per km 610 per mile

255/85R16 Replacement Tire Sizes

Replacement tires have to be within 3% of the original tire's overall diameter. 255/85R16 tire can be replaced with 26 compatible tire sizes. Select optional plus size to see its specs.

Tire Size Overall Diameter Difference
275/65R18 32.1" (815 mm) -3%
255/70R18 32.1" (815 mm) -3%
275/70R17 32.2" (818 mm) -2.6%
375/55R16 32.2" (818 mm) -2.6%
305/60R18 32.4" (823 mm) -2%
285/65R18 32.6" (827 mm) -1.5%
305/65R17 32.6" (828 mm) -1.4%
265/70R18 32.6" (829 mm) -1.3%
265/80R16 32.7" (830 mm) -1.2%
235/85R17 32.8" (832 mm) -1%
285/70R17 32.8" (832 mm) -1%
375/50R18 32.8" (833 mm) -0.8%
285/75R16 32.8" (834 mm) -0.7%
305/70R16 32.8" (834 mm) -0.7%
255/80R17 33.1" (840 mm) 0%
295/65R18 33.1" (841 mm) 0.1%
275/70R18 33.2" (843 mm) 0.4%
295/70R17 33.3" (846 mm) 0.7%
325/60R18 33.3" (847 mm) 0.8%
295/75R16 33.4" (848 mm) 1%
315/70R16 33.4" (848 mm) 1%
305/65R18 33.6" (853 mm) 1.5%
285/70R18 33.7" (857 mm) 2%
305/70R17 33.9" (860 mm) 2.4%
285/75R17 33.9" (860 mm) 2.4%
305/75R16 34" (864 mm) 2.9%