Can I use 225 60R16 instead of 225 70R16?

Can I use 225 60R16 instead of 225 70R16?

Registered. Short answer: yes. The 225/60R16 will give you a tire diameter of 26.6″ while the stock 215/70R16 is 27.9″ so you’re looking at a reduction of almost 1.5″. Take a look at Tire Size Calculator to get an idea for how big (diameter) the tire will be.

What bolt pattern is a Chevy Cobalt?

Chevrolet Cobalt wheel bolt pattern. Select the year

Cobalt Bolt Pattern PCD 4×100 See Adapters
Stock wheel offset 34 to 45 mm Get Wheel Spacers
Center bore (hub bore) 56.6 Find Hub Centric Rings
Thread size M12 x 1.5 Buy Lug Nuts
Stock Rim Sizes Range 15×6.0 – 20×8.0 Get Hubcaps

What is the bolt pattern on a 2009 Chevy Cobalt?

2009 Chevrolet Cobalt Bolt Patterns

Year/Make/Model/Option Bolt Patterns
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe with 5 Lug Wheels 2LT 5x110mm (5×4.33″)
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe with 5 Lug Wheels SS 5x110mm (5×4.33″)
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan with 4 Lug Wheels LS 4x100mm (4×3.94″)

What size wheels does a Chevy Cobalt have?

Chevrolet Cobalt Wheel Size

Cobalt Bolt Pattern (Lug Pattern) PCD 4×100 See Adapters
Thread size (Lug Nut Size) M12 x 1.5 Lug Nuts
Stock Rim Sizes Range 15×6.0 – 20×8.0 Hubcaps
Tire sizes 195/70 R14 , 195/60 R15 , 195/65 R15 , 215/45 R17 , 225/50 R17 , 215/45 R18 , 225/40 R18 , 215/35 R19 , 225/35 R19 , 225/40 R19 , 225/30 R20

Does changing wheel size affect speedometer?

Down-sizing, or installing a shorter tire, will cause the speedometer to read a faster speed than you are actually driving. Changing the tire height can alter the speedometer reading because most vehicles measure speed within the transmission based off of tire revolutions.

Can I use 225 60R16 instead of 215 60R16?

They’ll work fine. The difference between a 215/60 and a 225/60 isn’t enough to cause any problems. Your speedo will read a little fast but maybe that’ll help keep you from getting speeding tickets. Actually, going from a 225/60R16 to a 215/60R16 is a change in both diameter and sidewall.

What size tire goes on a 2009 Chevy Cobalt?

2009 Chevy Cobalt
Rim Size Tire Sizes Chevy Cobalt Options
16-Inch 205-55-16 LT (1LT)LT (2LT)
17-Inch 205-50-17 LT w/Sport Pkg.
18-Inch 225-40-18 SS

What tires go on a Chevy Cobalt?


  • 205/55R16.
  • 205/50R17.

    Do bigger tires use more gas?

    For example, larger tires decrease your fuel economy because they are heavier, while smaller tires increase fuel efficiency. Bigger tires also have a higher rolling resistance than smaller tires which means they require more resistance and effort to get them rolling.