305/30R26 refers to the size of the tire. It’s a standard which is used by car and tire manufacturers. By having the standard, tire manufacturers are able to manufacture same size tires independently and users can buy same size tires from different manufacturers.
Here’s an explanation of what these metrics mean in practice:
|305||The tire width is 305mm.|
|30||The aspect ratio of the tire is 30. Aspect ratio refers to the height of tire sidewall in relation to tire width in percentages.|
|R||The letter in the middle refers to tire construction. Practically all tires sold for cars are radials.
Sometimes you also see tires with RF or ZR. RF indicates the tire is run flat, whereas ZR means the tire has speed rating higher than V. These tires are also radials, as the R indicates.
|26||Rim diameter for the tire. 305/30R26 tire can be mounted only to a 26″ rims.|
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What is 305/30R26 tire size in inches?
Because the width of 305/30R26 tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages, you have to make calculations to see what the true size of 305/30R26 is in inches. Luckily, we have made these calculations for you.In this table you can see size of 305/30R26 in inches, as well as few additional metrics:
|In inches||In millimeters|
|Diameter / Height||33.2″||843mm|
|Revolutions||607 per mile||377 per kilometer|
Recommended Rim Sizes for 305/30R26 Tires
For 305/30R26 tires you need to have correct size rims to install the tires to. There are different width rims available in the market, and you can run into problems by installing 305/30R26 to a too wide or too narrow rim. Here are the recommended rim sizes for 305/30R26 tire:
305/30R26 – Variations
When you look at the tire code on 305/30R26 tires, you may see there are additional numbers and letters after the code 305/30R26. These numbers and letters refer to speed rating and load index of the tire. 305/30R26 has at least following variations available on the markets:305/30R26 109H 305/30R26 109V 305/30R26 110V