125/70R15 tire size in inches

125/70R15 tires are 21.9″ tall, have a section width of 4.9″, and fit wheels with a diameter of 15. The circumference is 68.7″ that translates into 922 revolutions per mile. As a rule, they can be mounted on the wheels with 15″ rim width. In the high flotation system, the equivalent tire size is 21.9X4.9R15.

What is 125/70R15 in inches?

Tire Diameter:21.9″
Tire Section Width:4.9″
Rim Width Range:15″
Sidewall Height:3.4″
Circumference:68.7″
Revs/Mile:922

Alternate sizes – Upsizing Wheels or Tires?

What is a 125/70R15 equivalent to?

Check out the chart below to find possible alternatives to the 125/70R15 tire size staying within the 3%-range of the tire diameter, allowing to choose wider wheels or tires with smaller sidewalls. A good rule of thumb is to avoid decreasing the diameter of the wheel. If you are not sure about the custom sizes, consult the experts or stick to the factory tire size.

Tire sizeDiameterDifferenceWidthWheel size
115/70R1521.3″-2.74%4.5″15
195/45R1521.9″0%7.7″15
Upsizing chart

What does 125/70R15 mean?

Trying to decode the size of the tires? Scroll down the page to learn what all these numbers on the sidewall stand for.

P or LTThe first letter in the string denotes the class. P stands for passenger vehicles, LT is intended for light trucks carrying heavy loads.
125It means the width of the tire is 125 millimeters
70The tire has an aspect ratio of 70. To put it simple, the sidewall height is 70% of the width, so it would be 3.4″.
RR stands for the Radial, a standard construction method for about 99% of tires.
15The tire is designed to fit 15″ rims that are 15 inches in diameter.

Popular questions about 125/70R15 tire size

How wide is a 125/70R15 tire?

The tires of the given size have a section width of 4.9″ inches.

How tall is a 125/70R15 tire?

The height of the following tire size equals 21.9″ inches.

What rims will fit 125/70R15 tires?

For each tire size, often there are several wheel sizes. You can’t put very wide tires on narrow rims or vise versa. You need the rim size of 15″ for 125/70R15 tires.

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