Originally Posted by kjeeper10
Tires that are less in demand cost more I believe.
^^This. Trust me, I got 16's. It seems more difficult to find a 35" tire for a 16 or a 315/75R16 than a 35x12x17. Also as you grow to 37's, it becomes more difficult etc...
Also not many wheel manufacturers make a beadlocked 16" wheel.