285/60R16 Tire Size in Inches and Millimeters

285/60R16 tires have a diameter of 29.4" (748 mm), a tread width of 11.2" (285 mm), and a wheel diameter of 16" (406.4 mm).The sidewall of the tire is 6.7" (171 mm), and the tire's circumference is 92.3" (2348.7 mm). This means a 285/60R16 tire will make make 686 revolutions per mile, or 426 revolutions per kilometer.

285/60R16 Tire Front
11.2"
29.4"
285/60R16 Tire Side
Tire Circumference
92.3"
16"
6.7"
686 Revs/Mile
SpecInchesMetric
Diameter29.4"748 mm
Width11.2"285 mm
Wheel16"406.4 mm
Sidewall6.7"171 mm
Circum92.3"2348.7 mm
Revolutions686 per mile426 per km

What Does 285/60R16 Mean?

The tire size 285/60R16 is a common size used on many trucks, SUVs, and other larger vehicles.

Here is what each part of the size designation represents:

  • 285: This number represents the width of the tire in millimeters. In this case, the tire is 285 millimeters wide.
  • 60: This number represents the aspect ratio of the tire, which is the height of the tire's sidewall as a percentage of its width. In this case, the sidewall height is 60% of the tire's width.
  • R: This letter indicates the tire's construction type. “R” stands for radial construction, which is the most common type of tire construction today.
  • 16: This number represents the diameter of the wheel that the tire is designed to fit on, in inches. In this case, the tire is designed to fit on a 16-inch wheel.

285/60R16 tire size meaning

How To Convert 285/60R16 Into Inches

The 285/60R16 conversion is fairly simple. The first number in the tire size, 285, represents the width of the tire in millimeters. To convert this to inches, we divide 285 by 25.4 (since there are 25.4 millimeters in an inch). This gives us approximately 11.2 inches.

The second number in the tire size, 60, represents the aspect ratio or the height of the tire as a percentage of its width. To calculate the height in inches, we multiply 11.2 by 0.60, which gives us approximately 6.7 inches.

Finally, the last number in the tire size, 16, represents the diameter of the wheel rim in inches. Therefore, the tire size 285/60R16 can be expressed in inches as roughly 11.2 inches wide, 6.7 inches tall, and designed to fit a 16-inch wheel rim.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 285/60R16 Tires

How tall is a 285/60R16 tire?

A 285/60R16 tire has an approximate height, also known as the overall diameter, of 29.4 inches (748 mm). This height can vary slightly depending on the brand and model of the tire, as well as the amount of air pressure in the tire.

How wide is a 285/60R16 tire?

A 285/60R16 tire has a width of approximately 11.2 inches (285 millimeters). The width of the tire is the first number in the tire size designation, which in this case is “285”. It’s important to note that the actual width of the tire may vary slightly depending on the brand and model of the tire, and the width may also be affected by the amount of air pressure in the tire.

Alternate 285/60R16 Replacement Tire Sizes

Upsizing your wheels or tires? Replacement tires must be within 3% of the diametor of the original tire. The following sizes fall within that range - click on any size to see detailed info about that tire and wheel combination.

SizeDiameterWidthWheel
145/80R2029.1"740 mm20 mm
155/80R1928.8"731 mm19 mm
155/90R1829"737 mm18 mm
165/90R1728.7"730 mm17 mm
165/90R1829.7"755 mm18 mm
175/80R1829"737 mm18 mm
175/80R1930"763 mm19 mm
175/90R1729.4"748 mm17 mm
205/80R1628.9"734 mm16 mm
205/90R1529.6"751 mm15 mm
215/70R1728.9"734 mm17 mm
215/75R1628.7"728 mm16 mm
215/80R1629.5"750 mm16 mm
215/85R1529.4"747 mm15 mm
225/55R1928.8"731 mm19 mm
225/60R1828.6"727 mm18 mm
225/65R1829.5"749 mm18 mm
225/70R1729.4"748 mm17 mm
225/75R1629.3"744 mm16 mm
225/75R1730.3"770 mm17 mm
225/80R1529.2"741 mm15 mm
235/45R2129.3"745 mm21 mm
235/50R2029.3"744 mm20 mm
235/55R1929.2"741 mm19 mm
235/55R2030.2"766 mm20 mm
235/60R1829.1"739 mm18 mm
235/60R1930.1"765 mm19 mm
235/65R1729.1"738 mm17 mm
235/65R1830"763 mm18 mm
235/70R1629"736 mm16 mm
235/70R1730"762 mm17 mm
235/75R1528.9"733 mm15 mm
235/75R1629.8"758 mm16 mm
235/80R1529.8"757 mm15 mm
245/25R2428.8"732 mm24 mm
245/30R2429.8"758 mm24 mm
245/35R2228.8"731 mm22 mm
245/40R2128.7"729 mm21 mm
245/45R2028.7"728 mm20 mm
245/45R2129.6"753 mm21 mm
245/50R1928.7"729 mm19 mm
245/50R2029.7"754 mm20 mm
245/55R1828.6"727 mm18 mm
245/55R1929.6"753 mm19 mm
245/60R1728.6"726 mm17 mm
245/60R1829.6"751 mm18 mm
245/65R1729.5"750 mm17 mm
245/70R1629.5"750 mm16 mm
245/75R1529.5"749 mm15 mm
247/70R1629.6"752 mm16 mm
255/25R2429.1"738 mm24 mm
255/30R2430.1"764 mm24 mm
255/35R2229"737 mm22 mm
255/40R2129"737 mm21 mm
255/40R2230"763 mm22 mm
255/45R2029.1"738 mm20 mm
255/45R2130"763 mm21 mm
255/50R1929.1"739 mm19 mm
255/50R2030.1"764 mm20 mm
255/55R1829"737 mm18 mm
255/55R1930"763 mm19 mm
255/60R1729.1"738 mm17 mm
255/60R1830"763 mm18 mm
255/65R1629.1"738 mm16 mm
255/65R1730.1"764 mm17 mm
255/70R1529.1"739 mm15 mm
255/70R1630.1"764 mm16 mm
255/75R1530"763 mm15 mm
265/25R2429.2"742 mm24 mm
265/35R2229.3"745 mm22 mm
265/40R2129.3"745 mm21 mm
265/45R2029.4"746 mm20 mm
265/50R1929.5"749 mm19 mm
265/55R1829.5"749 mm18 mm
265/60R1729.5"750 mm17 mm
265/65R1629.5"750 mm16 mm
265/70R1529.6"753 mm15 mm
275/23R2429"736 mm24 mm
275/25R2429.4"748 mm24 mm
275/35R2229.6"751 mm22 mm
275/40R2028.7"728 mm20 mm
275/40R2129.6"753 mm21 mm
275/45R1928.8"731 mm19 mm
275/45R2029.8"756 mm20 mm
275/50R1828.9"733 mm18 mm
275/50R1929.9"759 mm19 mm
275/55R1728.9"734 mm17 mm
275/55R1829.9"759 mm18 mm
275/60R1629"736 mm16 mm
275/60R1730"762 mm17 mm
275/65R1630.1"764 mm16 mm
275/70R1530.2"767 mm15 mm
285/30R2228.8"731 mm22 mm
285/35R2128.9"733 mm21 mm
285/35R2229.9"759 mm22 mm
285/40R2029"736 mm20 mm
285/40R2130"761 mm21 mm
285/45R1929.1"739 mm19 mm
285/45R2030.1"764 mm20 mm
285/50R1829.3"743 mm18 mm
285/60R1629.4"748 mm16 mm
295/23R2429.4"746 mm24 mm
295/30R2229"737 mm22 mm
295/30R2330"762 mm23 mm
295/35R2129.1"739 mm21 mm
295/35R2230.1"765 mm22 mm
295/40R2029.3"744 mm20 mm
295/40R2130.3"769 mm21 mm
295/45R1929.5"749 mm19 mm
295/60R1528.9"735 mm15 mm
295/65R1530.1"765 mm15 mm
305/25R2329"736 mm23 mm
305/30R2229.3"743 mm22 mm
305/35R2129.4"747 mm21 mm
305/40R2029.6"752 mm20 mm
305/45R1828.8"731 mm18 mm
315/25R2329.2"742 mm23 mm
315/30R2229.5"749 mm22 mm
315/35R2028.7"728 mm20 mm
315/35R2129.6"753 mm21 mm
315/40R1928.9"735 mm19 mm
315/55R1629.6"752 mm16 mm
315/60R1529.9"759 mm15 mm
325/30R2128.7"729 mm21 mm
325/35R2029"736 mm20 mm
325/45R1829.5"749 mm18 mm
335/25R2228.6"727 mm22 mm
345/55R1530"761 mm15 mm