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Old 10-24-2003, 12:45 PM   #1
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Ford Focus Wheel & Tire Information

Standard Focus Wheel Offset:
15" - 52.5mm
16" - 52.5mm

SVT Focus Wheel Offset:
17" - 49mm

Saleen Focus Wheel Offset:
Front Wheel-17x7 40mm
Rear Wheel-17x7 49mm

Suggested Aftermarket Wheel Offset:
40mm - 49mm
Always check first for the chance of rubbing.
Some lower offset wheels may cause issues on lowered cars, depending upon tire width and amount of drop.

Bolt/Lug Pattern:
4x108 (4x4.25) - For all 2000-2011 Models (Includes SVT)
12mm X 1.5 RH - Lug nuts

5x108 - For all 2012+ Models

Ideal Wheel Width:
7" - 7.5"

Ideal Tire Sizes:
• 18" - 215/35/18 = 215 width / 35 height(35% of 215) / 18 diameter
• 17" - 205/45/17
• 16" - 205/50/16
• 15" - 195/60/15

SVTF Ideal Tire Sizes:
• 18" - 215/40/18
• 17" - 215/45/17 (stock)
• 16" - 205/55/16 (winter tires)

Wheel Torque:
2000-06 95 lb-ft

Wheel Weights:
Standard Focus:
15X6 - Alloy 15.2lbs
16X6 - Alloy 19.1lbs

SVT Focus:
2002-2003 - 5 Spoke 21lbs
2004 - 6 Spoke 20.5lbs
Euro - 15 Spoke 20.3lbs

Common Questions:
1) Will the SVT wheels fit on my regular Focus?
Yes, the SVT wheels will fit all model Focus.

2) What are the largest wheel size I can fit on my Focus?
It's recommended that you shouldn't go any larger than 18", but some 19" will also fit.

3) Will 15" wheels fit on my SVT?
Due to the front brake clearance, its recommended that you stay with 16" wheels or larger.

4) Will putting larger or smaller wheels affect my Speedometer(Odometer)?
The affects are so minimal that it's not noticeable.


Additional Information & Writeups:
1) Tire Trouble & What You Need To Know
2) SVT Winter Tire Reviews
3) Favorite Tire Brands
4) Your Wheel & Tire Store Feedback

Common Tire Size and Wheel Offset Calculators:
Tire Size Calculator
Wheel Offset Calculator

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