Can I use 195 65r15 instead of 205 55r16?
Yes, it’s actually a good idea. Just note that you can’t fit 15″ tires to 16″ rims or vice versa, meaning you’d have to get a set of rims too. If you’re not terribly image conscious, you may very well get your hands on a set of steel rims that look ugly, but will take your 15″ snow tires.
Can I use 205 60R16 instead of 195 60R16?
205/60R16 has a ~5% larger diameter than your 195/60R16. Assuming that they fit in your wheel arches, here are the effects you should be looking at: Your speedo will be off. You’d be driving 5% more than what it reads.
Can I use a 195 tire instead of a 205 tire?
If you want better fuel economy or want to spend less, than you can go with a narrower tire. For example, you can install a 195 tire in place of a 205 tire.
Which tire is wider 55 or 60?
Registered. 55s will be 3.4% smaller OD, so will spin faster at any given speed. e.g. travelling at a real 67 MPH, your speedo will show 72 instead of 70 MPH.
How much bigger is a 205 tire than a 195?
205 is the perfect size for a 6.5″ rim, while 195 is the correct size for 6″ (according to the Tire Rack chart).
What is the difference between 195 55r16 and 205 55r16?
For handling the 195/55 has a shorter sidewall so a little better there while the 205/55 is likely to feel a little more comfortable. 195/55-16 fits rims 5.5 to 7″ wide and weighs 20.4 lb.
What’s the difference between 205 and 195 tires?
205 is the perfect size for a 6.5″ rim, while 195 is the correct size for 6″ (according to the Tire Rack chart). But either will work fine on a 7″ wheel if you’re careful around curbs. The 195 is lighter, the 205 looks gnarlier… take your pick.
What is the difference between 205 and 195 Tyres?
A 205 is (suprisingly enough) 10mm wider overall than a 195, depending on the individual brand that 10mm increase is generally 5mm extra width in the water clearance channels and 5mm extra width in the tread section so as well as wider clearance channel’s, you are getting more rubber on the road.
What does W mean on tires?
maximum speed rating
The letter W denotes the maximum speed rating, which translates 168 mph—not something intended for mom’s minivan. See our list of speed ratings below, which range from a low of “L” (just 75 mph for some off-road tires) to a high of Y (186 mph).