# LT235/80R17 in inches

## How tall is a LT235 80R17 tire?

When converted to inches, the equivalent of a LT235/80R17 tire size is 31.8x9.3R17. It means that:

• height overall (or diameter) is 31.8 inches
• tread width is 9.3 inches
• wheel diameter is 17 inches

## LT235/80R17 tire size in inches

Height / overall diameter
31.8 inches
9.3 inches
Sidewall
7.4 inches
Wheel diameter
17 inches
Circumference
99.9 inches
Revolutions
634 per mile

## LT235/80R17 — what does it mean?

• LT means "light truck"
• 235 stands for tread width in millimeters
• 80 is an aspect ration between the tread width and the sidewall in percents
• R means that the tire has a radial construction
• 17 is a wheel diameter (or rim) in inches

## How to convert LT235 80R17 to inches?

First of all, we need to divide 235 mm (width) by 25.4 (mm to inch conversion), which will give us a width of 9.3″. Then, 80% of the 9.3″ will result in 7.4″ sidewall.

To get the total height or tire diameter, we need to sum the 17″ rim diameter with two of the sidewall heights. It will result in a 31.8″ total tire diameter (or height).

For your convenience, below is a table for LT235/80R17 conversion to inches:

Inches Metric
Overall diameter (height) 31.8″ 808 mm
Wheel diameter 17″ 808 mm
Sidewall height 7.4″ 188 mm
Circumference 99.9″ 2537 mm
Revolutions 634 / ml 394 / km

## Alternatives to a LT235/80R17 tire

If you're looking to upsize your LT235 80R17 tires, try to stay within 3% deviation of an overall diameter for safety reasons.

Tire Tire diameter Width Wheel Size
LT285/70R17 32.8″ 0.76% 11.2″ 17″
285/70R17 32.8″ 0.76% 11.2″ 17″
P285/70R17 32.8″ 0.76% 11.2″ 17″
265/70R17 31.6″ -0.16% 10.4″ 17″
P265/70R17 31.6″ -0.16% 10.4″ 17″
LT265/70R17 31.6″ -0.16% 10.4″ 17″
LT255/75R17 32″ 0.15% 10″ 17″
255/75R17 32″ 0.15% 10″ 17″
245/75R17 31.4″ -0.31% 9.6″ 17″
305/65R17 32.6″ 0.61% 12″ 17″