# Often asked: What Size Tires Fit My Car Calculator?

## Can I put a different size tire on my car?

It’s possible to change the size of your tires without actually changing the diameter. Generally, you don’t want to go with tires that have a diameter that is more than 3% different from the factory tires. It’s also a good idea to consult with a trusted mechanic before switching to larger or smaller tires.

## Are 285 tires equal to 33?

YES, 285 wide tires are the same as 33 ” tires although 285 is the tread width in millimeters and 33 ″ is the tire diameter. 285 /75/16 is usually the accepted metric equivalent size for 33’s. 16.831″ + 16″ wheel = 32.831″ approximate tire diameter.

## How big of tires can I fit?

On average, if your truck isn’t lifted, you can fit tires up to 33”. In case the vehicle is lifted, you can find a good set of 37” or larger tires to fit. However, to learn what your truck needs, you have to make some measurements.

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## What happens if I put the wrong size tires on my car?

Unfortunately, altering the tire size of a vehicle without thorough and careful consideration is a decision that can really bite. Fitting the wrong tire size can cause damage to a vehicle, and is a real safety hazard as well.

## Can I use 225 tires instead of 215?

The car will be a little bit more resistant to hydroplaning in the rain, and have a little better traction in wet and slick conditions. Unless you’re exploring the limits of the car’s performance, most drivers probably wouldn’t notice a difference between a 225 and a 215, all else being equal.

## Is it bad to drive with different size tires?

Having different sizes on some four wheel and all wheel drive vehicles can actually do damage to the vehicle. Since tires vary from brand to brand, and even from model to model, damage can even occur with tires of the same size if they have a large enough difference in circumference.

## Can wider tires fit on same rim?

As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim. The actual width of the tire will vary depending on the width of the rim: The tire will expand 5 millimeters for every half inch (12.5 millimeters) increase in rim width.

## Can you fit 215 tires instead of 205?

215 /45 are 10mm wider than 205 /45. The 45 (profile) is a percentage of the width. So if you have 205 /45 over 215 /45, the tyre will be narrower, with a slightly lower profile, but slightly larger profile than standard.

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## What’s a 33 tire size?

Tire size equivalent chart for 33″, 35″, 37″ or 40″ tires:

33 ” Tires (+/- 0.50″ in overall diameter)
33X950-15 285/75-16 275/70-17
33X10.50-15 305/70-16 255/75-17
33X11.50-15 375/55-16 285/70-17
33X12.50-15 305/65-17

## What tire size is the same as a 33?

285/75/16 is the metric equivalent of a 33 ″ tire. 16.831″ + 16″ wheel = 32.831″ approximate tire diameter. Although the 285/75/16 is usually the accepted metric size for 33’s, the actual diameter of the tire varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. 285’s actually vary in true diameter.

## What does 33 in tires mean?

33 is the tire height, or diameter (inches) 12.50 is the section width (inches) R represents the carcass construction (radial) 17 is the wheel diameter (inches) 105 is the load index.

## What is the best size tire for a 4 inch lift?

Personally I would recommend going to a 35″ tire with the 4 ” lift kit.

## What size tires can I fit with a 3 inch lift?

With a 3 ” lift you shuold be fine. they’re 285/70/r17’s almost without a doubt. Please keep in mind that 285mm wide tires will rub on stock rims.

## What size tires can I fit with a 2.5 inch leveling kit?

33’s should fit no problem with a 2.5 ” leveling kit.