215/40r17 vs 215/55r16 Tire Size Comparison

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215/40r17 vs 215/55r16 Tire Size Comparison
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Tire Size Comparison Visualizer
Tire 1 Side View
Tire 1 Wheel
1896
17"
86
527 Revs/km
Tire 2 Side View
Tire 2 Wheel
2019
16"
118
495 Revs/km
Tire 1 Front View
215
604
Tire 2 Front View
215
643
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Speedometer Error
(Set Size1 to OEM Size)

Speed 10 km/h30 km/h50 km/h70 km/h90 km/h110 km/h130 km/h150 km/h
Actual 10.631.853.074.295.4116.6137.8159.0
Speed Diff0.61.83.04.25.46.67.89.0

Ground Clearance Increased by 19.5

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See how the 215/40r17 tire size compares to the 215/55r16

Making a decision before buying the right tire size? Or maybe you want new aftermarket tires?

The comparison charts above represent detailed calculations of the difference in size between 215/40r17 and 215/55r16 tires.

The resulting calculations of tire diameter and width, sidewall height, circumference and rim diameter are provided in the form of comparison table and visual graphics to better convey the difference between 215/40r17 and 215/55r16 tire sizes.

On top of that, given the fact that 215/40r17 is the original equipment tire size, you may also emulate the difference between your actual speed and speedometer readings after installing the 215/55r16 tires. Chances are high that you will want to calibrate your speedometer!

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