255/40R13 tire size in inches

255/40R13 tires are 21.0″ tall, have a section width of 10.0″, and fit wheels with a diameter of 13. The circumference is 66.0″ that translates into 959 revolutions per mile. As a rule, they can be mounted on the wheels with 13″ rim width. In the high flotation system, the equivalent tire size is 21x10R13.

What is 255/40R13 in inches?

Tire Diameter:21.0″
Tire Section Width:10.0″
Rim Width Range:13″
Sidewall Height:4.0″
Circumference:66.0″
Revs/Mile:959

Alternate sizes – Upsizing Wheels or Tires?

What is a 255/40R13 equivalent to?

Check out the chart below to find possible alternatives to the 255/40R13 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
225/45R1321.0″0%8.9″13
Upsizing chart

What does 255/40R13 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.
255It means the width of the tire is 255 millimeters
40The tire has an aspect ratio of 40. To put it simple, the sidewall height is 40% of the width, so it would be 4.0″.
RR stands for the Radial, a standard construction method for about 99% of tires.
13The tire is designed to fit 13″ rims that are 13 inches in diameter.

Popular questions about 255/40R13 tire size

How wide is a 255/40R13 tire?

The tires of the given size have a section width of 10.0″ inches.

How tall is a 255/40R13 tire?

The height of the following tire size equals 21.0″ inches.

What rims will fit 255/40R13 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 13″ for 255/40R13 tires.

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