# P215/75D16 in inches

## How tall is a P215 75D16 tire?

When converted to inches, the equivalent of a P215/75D16 tire size is 28.6x8.5D16. It means that:

• height overall (or diameter) is 28.6 inches
• tread width is 8.5 inches
• wheel diameter is 16 inches

## P215/75D16 tire size in inches

Height / overall diameter
28.6 inches
8.5 inches
Sidewall
6.3 inches
Wheel diameter
16 inches
Circumference
89.8 inches
Revolutions
707 per mile

## P215/75D16 — what does it mean?

• P means "passenger car"
• 215 stands for tread width in millimeters
• 75 is an aspect ration between the tread width and the sidewall in percents
• D means that the tire has a diagonal construction
• 16 is a wheel diameter (or rim) in inches

## How to convert P215 75D16 to inches?

First of all, we need to divide 215 mm (width) by 25.4 (mm to inch conversion), which will give us a width of 8.5″. Then, 75% of the 8.5″ will result in 6.3″ sidewall.

To get the total height or tire diameter, we need to sum the 16″ rim diameter with two of the sidewall heights. It will result in a 28.6″ total tire diameter (or height).

For your convenience, below is a table for P215/75D16 conversion to inches:

Inches Metric
Overall diameter (height) 28.6″ 726 mm
Wheel diameter 16″ 726 mm
Sidewall height 6.3″ 161 mm
Circumference 89.8″ 2280 mm
Revolutions 707 / ml 439 / km

## Alternatives to a P215/75D16 tire

If you're looking to upsize your P215 75D16 tires, try to stay within 3% deviation of an overall diameter for safety reasons.

Tire Tire diameter Width Wheel Size
235/70R16 29″ 0.38% 9.3″ 16″
225/75R16 29.4″ 0.71% 8.9″ 16″
215/70R16 27.8″ -0.7% 8.5″ 16″
225/70R16 28.4″ -0.17% 8.9″ 16″
235/65R16 28″ -0.52% 9.3″ 16″
255/65R16 29″ 0.38% 10″ 16″
195/80R16 28.2″ -0.35% 7.7″ 16″
205/75R16 28.2″ -0.35% 8.1″ 16″
205/80R16 29″ 0.38% 8.1″ 16″
215/75R16 28.6″ 0% 8.5″ 16″