## What does P215 70R16 mean?

P215/70R16 100S. The numbers following the first letters — before the slash (/) — indicate the section width of the tire; the widest point from sidewall-to-sidewall. The larger this number, the wider the tire. This number is the width of the tire in millimeters. In this example, the tire has a 215-millimeter width.

**What is the TYRE pressure for 215 70R16?**

Mitsubishi Outlander Tyre Pressure

Tyre | Front | Rear |
---|---|---|

215/70R16 100H 225/55R18 98H 225/55R18 98V | 2.4bar 240kpa 35psi | 2.4bar 240kpa 35psi |

**How wide is a 215 70R16 tire?**

What is 215/70R16 tire width? 215/70R16 tire has a width of 8.5 inches or 215 mm that reflects the measurement of tire’s width from its inner sidewall to its outer sidewall at the widest point (excluding decorations, protective ribs or raised letters).

### How tall is a 215 70R16?

215/70R16 Conversion

Metric | Inches | |
---|---|---|

Overall Diameter (Tire Height) | 708 mm | 27.9″ |

Tread Width | 215 mm | 8.5″ |

Rim Diameter | 406.4 mm | 16″ |

Sidewall Height | 151 mm | 5.9″ |

**What is the difference between P215 and 215 tires?**

The P215/60R16 has a load index of 94, corresponding to a maximum load of 1,477 lbs at 35 psi; the 215/60R16 tire has a load index of 95 for a maximum of 1,521 lbs at 36 psi.

**What does P215 mean on a tire?**

Wheel Diameter It tells us the size of the wheel that the tire is intended to fit. A size P215/65 R15 tire is made for a wheel with a 15″ diameter.

#### How much psi should a 16 inch tire have?

Most passenger cars will recommend 32 psi to 35 psi in the tires when they’re cold.

**What is the tire pressure for 215 60R16?**

33 psi

Tire Pressures

Tire Size | Normal Load | Full Load |
---|---|---|

Front | Rear | |

195/65R16 | 38 psi (2.6 bar) | 45 psi (3.1 bar) |

205/60R16 | 33 psi (2.3 bar) | 45 psi (3.1 bar) |

215/50R17. | 33 psi (2.3 bar) | 41 psi (2.8 bar) |

**What size rim fits a 215 70R16?**

For 215/70R16 the best wheel sizes would be 16″ x 6″ or 16″ x 6.5″.

## What does the 215 mean in tire size?

“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.

**Can I put 205 tires on 215 rims?**

Physically they should fit on the rim and tire without issue. The difference is going to be the rolling distance is a bit shorter for the new (to you) tires. 215 to 205 is 1cm difference in width.

**What is the difference between 215 and 225 tires?**

215 and 225 are the tire widths measured in millimeters. That said, 225 is wider than 215, however, in terms of aspect ratio, the latter has a higher profile. These two tire sizes also serve a specific purpose depending on general usage.

### What is too high for tire pressure?

Higher pressure generally is not dangerous, as long as you stay well below the “maximum inflation pressure.” That number is listed on each sidewall, and is much higher than your “recommended tire pressure” of 33 psi, Gary. So, in your case, I’d recommend that you put 35 or 36 psi in the tires and just leave it there.

**What size is a 215 60R16?**

When converted to inches, 215/60R16 is equivalent to 26.1×8. 5R16. 215/60R16 tire has a section width of 8.5 inches which is the measurement of tire’s width from its inner sidewall to its outer sidewall. Rim diameter of 16 inches represents the size of the wheel the tire can be mounted on.

**What is the difference between a p205 and p215 tires?**

The 215 tire adds to the cornering abilities and handling of your vehicle. The wider tire has a larger contact patch, increasing fuel consumption and steering hardness. With the 205, you get a better fuel economy, but the handling and cornering abilities go down slightly.

#### Is a 215 tire taller than a 205 tire?

The diameter of the 205 is 26.3 inches and for the 215 the diameter is 26.7 inches. That is 0.4 inches of difference meaning that it would raise the height of the trailer by 0.2 inches.

**Which tire is taller 205 or 215?**