how do you figure the overall heigth of a 215/60R16? how tall is the tire? how does it compare to a 31x10.50x15 in overall height?

Asked by Nov 06, 2014 at 10:07 AM about the 1995 Ford F-150

Question type: General

how does a 215/60R16 compare in overall height to a 31x10.50 15. i dont have 215/60 16
to measure. i thinkin about going from 31x10.50 15 to the 16. im buying the 16s over the
phone..... help please!

6 Answers

The 60 is the profile aka aspect ratio. or % of width. A 215/60R16 has a sidewall of 129mm. Or 5.08" Overall diameter 664mm or 26.16 inches The 31/10.50 -15 does ."not compute"

If I play with the numbers, using 31 as diameter that's 787.4.mm overall diameter compared to the 664mm on the 215/60-16

the 31x10.50 16 is a 31in tall tire thats 10.5 in wide and its on a 15in wheel. is the 215/60 16, 31in tall or taller? on my 93 f-150 32in is as big as i can go without a lift a 33in tall tire hits bottem corners when turning. 32in is aspecial order so i go with the 31in. i wanna go to 16in rims cuz tires are cheaper. 31s arent cheap, sorta special order.

The 10.5 is 266.7mm wide, but I don't have a profile to give you a sidewall height

The 215/60R16 is 26.16 inches in diameter. 4.84 inches smaller than your 31

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20,005

Keep in mind. Tires labeled like the 31/10.5r15 never actually measure out to be 31 inches. Most I've had are around 29 or 30 inches. Same for just about any other tire size that way. My 35's were actually 33.75 inches tall...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 219,092 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,420
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,650
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,153 Great Deals out of 64,214 listings starting at $999
Used Dodge Ram 1500
433 Great Deals out of 11,068 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
653 Great Deals out of 45,099 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
601 Great Deals out of 38,611 listings starting at $1,895
Used Ford F-250
452 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
783 Great Deals out of 41,561 listings starting at $1,987
Used Ford Explorer
1,182 Great Deals out of 68,925 listings starting at $750

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 115,444 listings starting at $20,645
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
166 Great Deals out of 28,927 listings starting at $18,500
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
211 Great Deals out of 7,776 listings starting at $16,294
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
478 Great Deals out of 11,400 listings starting at $11,990
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
730 Great Deals out of 15,274 listings starting at $9,655

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.