265/70R16 tire size in inches

265/70R16 tires are 30.6″ tall, have a section width of 10.4″, and fit wheels with a diameter of 16. The circumference is 96.1″ that translates into 659 revolutions per mile. As a rule, they can be mounted on the wheels with 16″ x 7-9″(LT Tires 7-8.5″) rim width. In the high flotation system, the equivalent tire size is 30.6×10.4R16.

What is 265/70R16 in inches?

Tire Diameter:30.6″
Tire Section Width:10.4″
Rim Width Range:16″ x 7-9″(LT Tires 7-8.5″)
Sidewall Height:7.3″

Alternate sizes – Upsizing Wheels or Tires?

What is a 265/70R16 equivalent to?

Check out the chart below to find possible alternatives to the 265/70R16 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
Upsizing chart

What does 265/70R16 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.
265It means the width of the tire is 265 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 7.3″.
RR stands for the Radial, a standard construction method for about 99% of tires.
16The tire is designed to fit 16″ x 7-9″(LT Tires 7-8.5″) rims that are 16 inches in diameter.

Popular questions about 265/70R16 tire size

How wide is a 265/70R16 tire?

The tires of the given size have a section width of 10.4″ inches.

How tall is a 265/70R16 tire?

The height of the following tire size equals 30.6″ inches.

What rims will fit 265/70R16 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 16″ x 7-9″(LT Tires 7-8.5″) for 265/70R16 tires.

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