# What size is a 225 70R15?

## What size is a 225 70R15?

225/70R15 tires have a diameter of 27.4″, a section width of 8.9″, and a wheel diameter of 15″. The circumference is 86.0″ and they have 736 revolutions per mile. Generally they are approved to be mounted on 6-7.5″ wide wheels.

**What is the difference between 225 75R15 and 225 70R15?**

Expert Reply: A P225/70R15 is about 27 inches in diameter while a P225/75R15 is about 28 inches in diameter. They are both nearly 9 inches wide and fit a 15 inch wheel. Both of the tires you mention are passenger vehicle tires as shown by the letter P before the size.

### What’s the difference between a 205 and a 225 tire?

The 205 is 27.1 inches tall and the 225 is 28.4 inches tall. The 225 has higher capacities available for it as well. Generally people go to the bigger size when they need more capacity than what the 205 offers.

**Can I replace 225 tires with 205?**

Expert Reply: You can certainly change your trailer tires to a narrower 205mm width as long as your wheels are 6- or 6-1/2-inches in width. These are the only size wheels that can take both 225mm and 205mm tire sizes.

#### How much taller is a 225 tire to a 205 tire?

The 205 is 27.1 inches tall and the 225 is 28.4 inches tall. The 225 has higher capacities available for it as well.

**What size rim is needed for a 225 75 15 tire?**

For the tire size ST225/75R15 you listed you would want a rim that is from 6-7 inches in width.

## Can I replace 205 tires with 225 tires?

**How much wider is a 225 tire than a 205?**

The two sizes you mentioned are pretty similar and fit many of the same 15 inch wheels. The 205/75-15 fits rim widths of 5 inch to 6-1/2 inch whereas the 225/75-15 fits widths that are 6 inch to 7 inch. The 205 is 27.1 inches tall and the 225 is 28.4 inches tall.

### Which tire is wider 205 or 225?

A 205 tire uses a 7.0” width wheel. A 225 tire uses a 7.5” width wheel.

**How wide is a 225 75 tire?**

225/75R15 tires have a diameter of 28.3″, a section width of 8.9″, and a wheel diameter of 15″. The circumference is 88.8″ and they have 713 revolutions per mile. Generally they are approved to be mounted on 6-7.5″ wide wheels for passenger tires and 6-7″ for LT tires.

#### What is the height of a 225 75R15 tire?

225/75R15 tires are 28.3″ tall, have a section width of 8.9″, and fit wheels with a diameter of 15. The circumference is 88.8″ that translates into 713 revolutions per mile.

**How much wider is a 225 tire than a 205 tire?**

Since you’re going to a smaller tire you do not have to worry about reduced wheel well clearance. A 225/75-15 tire is approximately 28.4-inches in overall diameter when inflated while a 205/75-15 tire is about 27.1-inches. The difference in width between a 225mm and 205mm tire is 20mm, or about 3/4-inch.

## What does St mean on a tire?

ST stands for Special Trailer. These tire sizes are meant for trailers, including fifth wheels and other travel trailers, as well as boat and utility trailers. If there’s no letter before the first number, you have a metric tire most commonly referred to as European size.

**What does 225 75 mean on a tire?**

– The 225 is your tire’s width in millimeters. This is how wide the tire needs to be to fit your vehicles rim. – The second number, 75, is the height of the sidewall from the rim of the wheel to the road, also called the Ratio. This is also measured in millimeters. – The ‘R’ means that the tire is a Radial.

### Are ST tires better than LT?

Because of the heavier construction for an equal volume of air space, an ST tire is designated to carry more load than a P or LT tire.” On top of the internal differences, the rubber used in ST tires typically has more chemicals that resist aging and UV rays.

**Can you use ST tires on a truck?**

ST tires have some of the highest load ratings. This is one of the reasons they are designated for use on trailers. Truck and automobile tires do not have to withstand the weight and stress that is put on trailer tires. Venture Tip: Never substitute light truck (LT) or passenger (P) tires for trailer tires.