# Can a 16 inch tire fit on a 15 inch rim?

## Can a 16 inch tire fit on a 15 inch rim?

A vehicle equipped with a 16-inch rim and tire package can be changed to a 15-inch rim and tire. The rolling distance changes if the total diameter of the tire and wheel combination is changed, and that causes the speedometer to be inaccurate.

What size tires will fit on a 15 rim?

Tire Sizes by Wheel Diameter

15″ Options
165-15 205/50-15 295/55-15
165/60-15 205/55-15 30X9.5-15
165/65-15 205/60-15 31X10.5-15
175/55-15 205/65-15 325/50-15

### Can I use a larger inner tube?

Bike inner tubes will accommodate a limited range of sizes. Larger tubes may be more susceptible to getting pinched between the tire and rim. It’s always best to try and match as close as you can, but there is some flexibility. Having a slightly smaller or larger tube will be quite fine.

What is the difference between R15 and R16 tires?

For example you want a 16-inch wheel in place of the 15-inch 275/75 R15 tire with the same width (275 mm). Let’s work our way backwards. Aspect ratio required = 193.55 / 275 = 0.70 or 70. Thus, a tire 275/70 R16 tire on a 16 inch rim would give you the same ground clearence as a 275/75 R15 tire on a 15 inch wheel rim.

#### Can I use 185 65R15 instead of 185 60r15?

Yes you can use a 185/65 15 instead of a 185/60 15 tire. The only thing it would throw off your speedometer.

Can I use 185 55r15 instead of 185 65r15?

The 185/65-15 therefore has 18.5 MM more overall height (185 x . 65 x 2) than the 185/6015 (185 x . 60 x 2). Otherwise the tires’ width and rim diameter are the same.

## Are 185 and 195 tires interchangeable?

Actually, pulling up an example on TireRack.com, I see that a 195/60 R15 will work on a 5.5″ to 7″ rim, so the simple answer to your question is: Yes a 195 is fine on a 185 spec rim. You will increase the tire height by 12mm with a 195/60 vs a 185/60. May vary slightly by brand.

How do I know if tires will fit my rims?

How to make sure that rims will work with tires? Width and diameter are the two factors that determine tire and rim compatibility. For diameter you’ll need to be sure that your tires and wheels are an exact match, e.g. a 215/65R17 tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter wheel.

### How much taller is a 275 tire than a 265?

There is a slight difference between these tires when it comes to how tall they are. Again, the 275 comes out as the bigger of the two models at 31.1 inches, and the 265 measures in at 30.6 inches.

Can you put 275 tires on 265?

There is no specific width to run a 265 or 275. Most of the time they will fit on the same wheel. It all has to do with size, sidewall, and manufacturer.