## What is the difference between 175/65 R15 and 185 65 R15?

The 185/65-15 tire size is taller on the sidewall and likely to give a slightly softer ride vs the same tire in 175/65-15. But the overall performance of the tire will vary greatly with which tire category you select and even with the exact model of tire you choose so do your shopping carefully.

## What tyre size is 175 65 R15?

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 175 millimeters. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 65%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 65% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 113 millimeters.

**What is the meaning of 175/65 R15?**

175 is the width in millimetres of the tyres cross section. 65 is the Aspect Ratio, it is the ratio of the sidewall height to the cross section width. 15 inches, stands for the diameter of the wheel that the tyre is designed to fit. Radial construction.R stands for radial-ply construction.

### Can I use 185 65R15 instead of 175 65R15?

Yes you can, but the better size would be 185/60 R15 so that the difference in speed between the actual vs speedometer reading is minimized, and the difference between the actual mileage vs the shown mileage is minimized.

### Can I use 165 tires instead of 175?

Yes, you can replace the 165 tires wit 175 tires. The circumference of the 175/65 is slightly smaller so your speedometer will read slightly lower than it did before for any given engine speed.

**Can I fit 175 Tyres instead of 185?**

Yes. The 185 is the width of the tire. Most rims that support a 175mm wide tires will easily handle a 185mm wide tire. 185/70R15 is a typical tire size.

#### Can I use 165 tires instead of 185?

Yes you can fit it. It fits perfectly provided you change the rim/alloys to 15 inches. It will be extra cost for you. If you are changing rim/alloys to 15 inches than it’s fine otherwise you can fit 185/70R14, 195/65R14 and 205/60R14 with the existing rim/alloys.

#### Can I use 195 60R15 instead of 175 65R15?

Recommended upgrade provided you choose a good brand. I could find a huge difference when i swapped 175/65 MRF with 195/60 Michelin Primacy in terms of grip and if i recall, noise level was less as well i guess. Your speedometer will read about 5% higher than it will with the 195/65R15 tires.

**Can I use 195 65R15 instead of 175 65R15?**

65% of 175 is 113.75 millimeters and 65% of 195 is 126.75 millimeters so the tire is 13 millimeters taller also (which is half an inch taller)….so the difference between a 175/65 and a 195/65 is a tire 3/4 of an inch wider and half an inch taller (total of an inch in the wheel well-0.5 inch below the wheel and 0.5 …

## How wide is a 175 tire?

A 175 tire will be approximately 6.895 inches wide but they only fit on 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 inch wide wheels.

## What’s the difference between a 185 and 175 tire?

The 185 would have a diameter of 24.65 inches while the 175 would have a diameter of 24.02 inches. The section width, or thickness of the tires differs is slightly more noticeable. The 185 would be 7.28 inches wide while the 175 is 6.89 inches wide.