# Question: What Is The Difference Between 215 And 235 Tires?

## Can 215 tires replace 205?

For example, if your car has 205/50-16 tires and you want more grip, you can install a 215-width or maybe even 225-width tires.

For example, you can install a 195 tire in place of a 205 tire..

## What does 215 60r16 95h mean?

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 60% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height is 0 millimeters.

## Can you replace 215 tires with 225?

Can I mount 215 tire on a rim that takes 225 without any major issues? … It depends on the rim width and what you want it for. The answer is yes you can, for sure, because that’s not much of a change, but it may not be perfectly optimal for your application.

## What does the 215 mean on a tire?

“215” in this sequence refers to the tire’s width in millimeters. In other words, this tire is 215 millimeters wide, from sidewall to sidewall.

## Is 235 A wide tire?

Since a 235 tire is a wider tire, it allows for more stability on the road while accelerating. This is especially useful for larger vehicles, like Land Rovers.

## What does the middle number on a tire mean?

The “235” grouping indicates the width of the tire from sidewall to sidewall in millimeters. So, in this example, the tire is 235 millimeters — 9.25 inches — wide from sidewall to sidewall. … The final number group, the “18,” is the size of wheel the tire fits. In our example size, the tire will fit a 18-inch wheel.

## Can I use 235 tires instead of 215?

yes, There will be a difference, you will notice it more in the diameter if you get the same profile series. The second number is a percentage. The sidewall of this tire is 50% as tall as the tire is wide. Needless to say XX% of 215 is not the same as 235.

## How much bigger is a 225 tire than a 215?

215 is the tire tread width so a 225 is slightly wider. 60 tells you the sidewall height is 60% of the tread width and 15 is the rim diameter. So, a 215/60/15 is the same rim size as a 225/65/15 and slightly narrower and shorter than the 225/65/15.

## How much bigger is a 235 than 215 tire?

Tire size. The tire size is the width in millimeters from the edge of one sidewall to the edge of the other sidewall. Therefore, a 235 tire is 20 millimeters wider than a 215 tire.