# Difference between 245 and 265 tires

## Are 265 tires taller than 245?

Hard to say because there are so many variables, but it probably would be such a small change, pro or con, that you wouldn’t notice it. Your 245/75 is the same height as the stock 265/70 on the TRD trucks.

**265/75 is about an inch taller**, but is not a stock size tire.## What is the difference between 245 75R16 and 265 70R16?

The 245/75R16 is 6.5″ to 8″ and the

**265/70R16 7″ to 8.5″**.## What is a 265 equivalent to?

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

Rim Size | P-Metric Size | Actual Tire Height |
---|---|---|

16 Inch | 265/70R16 | 30.6 inches |

265/75R16 | 31.6 inches | |

285/75R16 |
32.8 inches | |

305/70R16 | 32.8 inches |

## Will 265 75R16 fit 245 75R16?

**Yes**, but only if certain criteria are met. Both tires on the same axle have to be the same size tire. That means you are buying new at least 2 of the 265 tires.

## What is the difference between 265 75R16 and 265 70r16?

Going from 265/70 to

**265/75**is increasing the height, or diameter, of the tire. The tire will be an inch taller. 265 is the width, so stock size is 265 millimeters wide. The speedometer will be a little off because the taller tire does not rotate at the same speed as the stock size.## What’s the difference between 235 and 265 tires?

**235mm wide**or about 9.25 inches across the tread. while the 265 is 265mm wide or about 10.43 inches wide. The next number refers to the percent of height to width both are at 75 percent. so the first tire would have a total diameter of 235 /75-15 is about 28.88 diameter.

## Are 255 tires wider than 245?

Here, we will discuss the two tire sizes and guide you about their specifications. This way, you will end up making the right decision for your vehicle. The main difference between a

**245 and 255 tire is the width or**, more specifically, the tread width. They both have different speed tolerance.## How much wider is a 275 tire than a 245?

275 width tires offer 1.2 more inches of contact area per tire so

**2.4″ total more contact width**than a 245 – so it’s gotta give a bit more grip.## Can I use 265 tires instead of 255?

you will be fine with

**1 size wider**,might use a tad more gas as you now have more rubber on the road . its ok to go 1 size wider or smaller in width but do not change the height of the tire ,stay with 70.## Are 245 tires wide?

245: The width of the tire, from sidewall to sidewall, in millimeters. A

**245 is 245 millimeters**, or 24.5 centimeters, wide. … A 245/45 is 45 percent as tall as it is wide, making it approximately 110.25 millimeters tall.## Is there a big difference between 245 and 235 tires?

It is obvious that

**245 is bigger than 235**, still, both tires’ sizes are pretty common and could be interchangeable at times. Lastly, planning to change tires, you should bring it to a mechanic to have an accurate calculation and they could provide you the best size to fit your vehicle.## Are 70 or 65 tires wider?

The main thing is that

**the 70 is a little taller than the 65**, width is the same.## Can I use 245 instead 235?

The quick answer is

**yes you can replace 245/50-18 tyres with 235/50-18**but they will have 10mm (0.4 in) smaller overall diameter. Will only slightly effect speedo and odometer – ie speedo will read about 1.5% high.## Will a 245 tire fit a 7.5 rim?

You can put a 235/45+ or a 225 in any ratio on that 7.5″ rim. You need

**an 8″ rim for a 245/40**. Keep in mind -wider tires are better traction, but lower gas mileage.## Which tire is wider 45 or 50?

got that 1 wrong, the 45 and

**50**is a percentage of the width, so the difference between 45 and 50 profiles is 5% of the width. Correct, its the aspect ratio of the tyre – the size (height) of the tyre wall compared to the width of the tyre.## Can you use 245 tires instead of 225?

Registered. For me it’s better looking, better traction, more damage resistant tire, and there semed to be more choices also. A 245/75/16 is

**taller**as well as wider than a 225/75/16. The height is calculated as 75% of 245 or 225.## Will 245 tires fit 8 inch rims?

**Depends upon the tire**, they all run a little different in overall width. I ran 245/45 star specs on 8″ wheels and they were pinched slightly.

## Can you change tire size without changing rims?

**It’s possible to change the size of your tires without actually changing the diameter**. One example is if you want larger rims – you can buy tires that compensate for the larger rims by reducing the “height” of the outer tire.

## Can I use 245 65R17 instead of 225 65R17?

Going from 245 to 225 is almost a

**10% decrease in width**. That’s significant. You can use them, but be warned that the truck won’t handle as well… especially in a panic situation.## Can you put a wider tire on the 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.## How much wider is a 235 than a 225 tire?

The width of a 235 tire is

**10mm wider**than that of a 225 tire. A 235 tire also has a 15mm bigger diameter and is 7.5mm taller than a 225 tire.## Will 245 65R17 fit 235 65R17?

**Yes**, a size 235/65R17 tire will fit the same wheel as a 245/65R17 size tire.

## Does a wider tire give a better ride?

As a general rule,

**bigger wheels result in a rougher ride**. Switching to a smaller wheel and a thicker tire can give you a smoother ride without any major modifications to your car. … When changing the car’s original wheels and tires, the general rule of thumb is that you can go up or down by one inch.## Is it better to have a wider tire?

Advantages.

**Larger tires improve handling and cornering**, due to wider tread faces and stiffer sidewalls. Wider tires may decrease braking distances on dry pavement. Wider tires may also increase acceleration, especially in very powerful vehicles such as muscle cars.## Can I put wider tires on my BMW?

**Yes you can**. You can get a guide from the TireRack tire specs sheet for the different tires and the range of rim widths they will tolerate.

## Are wider tires bad?

Wider tires are heavier, which, as a consequence, adds more weight to the car. This

**decreases the car’s acceleration**. With its large contact area, wide tires not only slow down acceleration but also cause hard steering and poor car handling.## What tires give the smoothest ride?

vehicles,

**Michelin**may be best known for manufacturing some of the smoothest and quietest riding all-season and touring tires available on the market. Two of the best that were designed specifically for a smooth and quiet ride, good all-season traction and long treadwear, are the Defender and…## Do wider tires hurt gas mileage?

Increasing the width of a tire can impact fuel economy as well.

**Wider tires create a larger contact patch**, the area of the tire actually touching the road. While this is good for performance, it can create a higher resistance to coasting, meaning that the engine will have to use more power and fuel to maintain speed.