P205/65R15 CAN BE REPLACED BY P205/65R16?

Asked by Nov 11, 2015 at 05:17 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS

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can i replace tire size mentionned above

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Only if you get 16" wheels. The new size will be taller though so you might want to go to 60 series. This calculator might help --- https://tiresize.com/calculator/

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And remember you will raise all gear ratios. To a higher gear including final. That is 1" taller diameter and your speedometer will show 65 at a true 67.5mph. And just as FoR says, you will have to buy all new wheels

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If mitchy goes to 205/60-16's the difference will be less than 1%.

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