# Can I use 205 65r16 instead of 195 65r15?

## Can I use 205 65r16 instead of 195 65r15?

You should be fine. The things to realize however are, that the cross sectional tread width will be 10mm narrower (205 vs 195), and thus the sidewall will be marginally shorter. For any modern vehicle tire, the sidewall height is a percentage of the width, based on the number after the forward slash in the size.

Can I use 195 65r15 instead of 205 75r15?

No, absolutely not. The 205/75–15 sized tire is way too tall for your vehicle if the OEM size is 195/60–15 sized tire. The taller sidewall tire would kill your turning and cornering capability.

### Can I replace 205 tires with 195?

If you want better fuel economy or want to spend less, than you can go with a narrower tire. For example, you can install a 195 tire in place of a 205 tire.

How much bigger is a 205 tire than a 195?

A 205/65 tyre is taller than a 195/55 by 26mm which increases the overall diameter by over 2inches, 52mm.

#### Will 205 70r15 fit 195 65r15?

Yes they could be mounted on the same rim, but the 205/70 will be much taller, it will throw off the speedometer too much to use.

What is the difference between a 195 tire and a 185 tire?

As 65% of 185 is lower than 70% of 195. Your tyre total rolling circumference will be smaller. Resulting in more turns of the wheel to travel the same distance physically. Except your car will register a higher mileage as it’s had to go through more revolutions.

## What size tire is 205 65R15?

Tire Size Calculator for 205-75R15, 215-65R15 – Tire & Wheel Plus Sizing

Imperial Metric
Overall Diameter: 27.11 in 688.50 mm
Sidewall Height: 6.05 in 153.75 mm
Circumference: 85.16 in 2,162.99 mm

Whats the difference between 195 and 205 Tyres?

A 205 is (suprisingly enough) 10mm wider overall than a 195, depending on the individual brand that 10mm increase is generally 5mm extra width in the water clearance channels and 5mm extra width in the tread section so as well as wider clearance channel’s, you are getting more rubber on the road.

### Can I use 205 60R16 instead of 19560r16?

205/60R16 has a ~5% larger diameter than your 195/60R16. Assuming that they fit in your wheel arches, here are the effects you should be looking at: Your speedo will be off. You’d be driving 5% more than what it reads.

How tall is a 205 65r15 tire?

#### Can 205 65r15 replace 205 70R15?

Short answer, it will be fine. Long answer, it will be fine as long as the load rating is equal or higher capacity. Not many high load rated tires in those sizes, so probably ok. Tire sizes are metric, and are read as follows: 205(tread width in mm)/65(side wall ratio, so 65% of tread width)R15(rim 15 inch diameter).

Are Mastercraft tires any good?

Are Mastercraft Tires any good? Yes, Mastercraft tires are good. Here’s why. A good mark of a competent tire brand is a strong entry level tire. If a tire company can deliver a decent, all-rounder for a price that won’t break the bank, it stands to reason the rest of their lineup will be, at the very least, as good as, if not better.

## How do you calculate tire size?

– Treadwear – Traction – Temperature