LT315/70R15 in inches

How tall is a LT315 70R15 tire?

When converted to inches, the equivalent of a LT315/70R15 tire size is 32.4x12.4R15. It means that:

  • height overall (or diameter) is 32.4 inches
  • tread width is 12.4 inches
  • wheel diameter is 15 inches

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LT315/70R15 tire size in inches
LT315/70R15 tire size chart

LT315/70R15 tire size in inches

LT315/70R15 Height / overall diameter: 32.4 inches
Height / overall diameter
32.4 inches
LT315/70R15 Tread width: 12.4 inches
Tread width
12.4 inches
LT315/70R15 Sidewall: 8.7 inches
8.7 inches
LT315/70R15 Wheel diameter: 15 inches
Wheel diameter
15 inches
LT315/70R15 Circumference: 101.7 inches
101.7 inches
LT315/70R15 Revolutions: 623 per mile
623 per mile

LT315/70R15 — what does it mean?

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

LT315/70R15 tire code
LT315/70R15 tire code

How to convert LT315 70R15 to inches?

First of all, we need to divide 315 mm (width) by 25.4 (mm to inch conversion), which will give us a width of 12.4″. Then, 70% of the 12.4″ will result in 8.7″ sidewall.

To get the total height or tire diameter, we need to sum the 15″ rim diameter with two of the sidewall heights. It will result in a 32.4″ total tire diameter (or height).

For your convenience, below is a table for LT315/70R15 conversion to inches:

Inches Metric
Overall diameter (height) 32.4″ 823 mm
Tread width 12.4″ 315 mm
Wheel diameter 15″ 823 mm
Sidewall height 8.7″ 221 mm
Circumference 101.7″ 2584 mm
Revolutions 623 / ml 387 / km

Alternatives to a LT315/70R15 tire

If you're looking to upsize your LT315 70R15 tires, try to stay within 3% deviation of an overall diameter for safety reasons.

Tire Tire diameter Width Wheel Size
315/70R15 32.4″ 0% 12.4″ 15″
305/70R15 31.8″ -0.46% 12″ 15″
P305/70R15 31.8″ -0.46% 12″ 15″