# FAQ: What Size Tires Are 33s?

## Are 33 inch tires the same as 285?

YES, 285 wide tires are the same as 33tires 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.

## What does 33 inch tire mean?

The first number is your overall diameter of the tire. In this example the tire diameter or “height” is 33 inches tall. The second number represents the width of the tire. In example “A” this reads 12.50, meaning the tire width is 12 and 1/2 inches.

## Are 305 tires the same as 33?

A 305/70/16 is a 32.8 (~33) by 12.00 inch tire.

## What size tire is equal to a 33×12 50?

A 33×12. 50-18 is a 305/60-18 metric size. Other close sizes are 325/60-18 (33×13.

## What are the best 33-inch tires?

There are many different brands and styles that are available if you are looking for 33inch tires for your vehicle.

• Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015.
• Toyo Tires Open Country AT II.
• BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2.
• Continental Terrain Contact A/T.
• Federal Couragia M/T Mud-Terrain Radial Tire.
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## How much taller is a 285 tire than a 265?

The larger 285/70R17 tire in the photo above stands over an inch taller and is nearly an inch wider than the 265/70R17 size. The larger 285/70R17 BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire in the photo stands over an inch taller and is nearly an inch wider in total than the exact same model of tire in size 265/70R17.

## What size is a 33 inch tire on a 15 inch rim?

A standard sized tire will be displayed in inches. A tire that reads 33 x 12.5 R15, is 33inches in diameter (or tall), 12.5-inches wide, and will fit a 15inch wheel.

## What’s the difference between 275 and 285 tires?

They both are the same tread width. The difference is the 275/65/17 is a little taller. It is the same tread “mold”. To get a wider bfg tire, you must go to a 285.

## What size are 31 inch tires?

Diameter Comparison of Light Truck Tire Sizes

Approx. Tire Diameter (in Inches) P-Metric and European Metric Light Truck
75-series and 70-series Flotation
31-1/2 265/75R16
31 275/70R16
30-1/2 265/70R16 31X10.50R16.5LT

## What is a 305 55R20 in inches?

P-Metric Tire Sizes – P-Metric to Inches Conversion Chart

Rim Size P-Metric Size Actual Tire Height
20 Inch 285/65R20 33.5 inches
295/55R20 33.0 inches
295/60R20 34.5 inches
305/55R20 33.5 inches

## How wide is a 33X12 50r20 tire?

Plus Sizes

305/50-20 33/12.5-20
Diameter inches (mm) 32.01 (813) 33.02 (838.72)
Width inches (mm) 12.01 (305) 12.52 (318)
Circum. inches (mm) 100.56 (2554.11) 103.74 (2634.92)
Sidewall Height inches (mm) 6 (152.5) 6.51 (165.36)
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## How much taller is a 35 tire than a 33 tire?

A 35 will give you about an inch more of clearance at the axle over a 33 inch tire.

## What size tires are 35s?

Most 315 / 70 – 17’s are called 35’s but will measure at 34″ or less. The same is true about a 35 x 12.5 -17, or 35tire. It will also usually measure at 34″ or less in use. In both cases the published size will be closer to the advertised size, but most tires run smaller than advertised.

## Are 265 75r15 the same as 31×10 5r15?

Yeah they’re the same size. 265 millimeters is section width, the widest part of the tire halfway up the sidewall. 75 means that the sidewall is 75% as tall as the section width. So the sidewall is 75% of 265, or 199 millimeters tall.

## How tall is a 17 inch tire?

17 INCH TIRES TIRE HEIGHT
225 35 17 23.20
245 35 17 23.75
315 35 17 25.68
335 35 17 26.23