# P255/55R14 in inches

## How tall is a P255 55R14 tire?

When converted to inches, the equivalent of a P255/55R14 tire size is 25x10R14. It means that:

• height overall (or diameter) is 25 inches
• tread width is 10 inches
• wheel diameter is 14 inches

## P255/55R14 tire size in inches

Height / overall diameter
25 inches
10 inches
Sidewall
5.5 inches
Wheel diameter
14 inches
Circumference
78.5 inches
Revolutions
808 per mile

## P255/55R14 — what does it mean?

• P means "passenger car"
• 255 stands for tread width in millimeters
• 55 is an aspect ration between the tread width and the sidewall in percents
• R means that the tire has a radial construction
• 14 is a wheel diameter (or rim) in inches

## How to convert P255 55R14 to inches?

First of all, we need to divide 255 mm (width) by 25.4 (mm to inch conversion), which will give us a width of 10″. Then, 55% of the 10″ will result in 5.5″ sidewall.

To get the total height or tire diameter, we need to sum the 14″ rim diameter with two of the sidewall heights. It will result in a 25″ total tire diameter (or height).

For your convenience, below is a table for P255/55R14 conversion to inches:

Inches Metric
Overall diameter (height) 25″ 635 mm
Wheel diameter 14″ 635 mm
Sidewall height 5.5″ 140 mm
Circumference 78.5″ 1994 mm
Revolutions 808 / ml 502 / km

## Alternatives to a P255/55R14 tire

If you're looking to upsize your P255 55R14 tires, try to stay within 3% deviation of an overall diameter for safety reasons.

Tire Tire diameter Width Wheel Size
165/80R14 24.4″ -0.6% 6.5″ 14″
175/75R14 24.4″ -0.6% 6.9″ 14″
175/80R14 25″ 0% 6.9″ 14″
185/75R14 25″ 0% 7.3″ 14″
185/80R14 25.6″ 0.58% 7.3″ 14″
195/70R14 24.8″ -0.2% 7.7″ 14″
195/75R14 25.4″ 0.39% 7.7″ 14″
205/65R14 24.4″ -0.6% 8.1″ 14″
205/70R14 25.4″ 0.39% 8.1″ 14″
215/65R14 25″ 0% 8.5″ 14″