If I go with 18 inch, can I fit a 225/40/18 without rubbing? Any recommendations?
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Alot of the fitment depends on the offset and width of the rim. Typically people run a 215/35/18 as Slayer mentioned.
This is very helpful. I am considering buying 18s and needed a little direction for the offset. 45mm was a good fit with the fenders?I've been running 215/35r18 tires for about 2 years and have driven over some serious bumps that I thought would have bent my rims and it never did. I think that has more to do with the quality of wheels not the tires necessarily. I am riding on the Eibach Pro Kit and have not had any troubles with rubbing. Oh yeah the rims that I am running ar 7.5" wide and have an offset of 45mm. Hope this info helps.
The advice given in this thread was specifically for '00-11 Focus, as we have different wheel/tire fitment than you would with your '12+.I am new to this forum and new to the focus. I purchased a 2012 se 5 door about a week ago. I have the dreaded 16" steel wheels with hub caps on them. YUCK!! I have been looking at the Motegi MR116 but have no idea if I should go with 18 or 17 inch wheels. I think I would like the 18" look but I really do not want to sacrifice the ride. My gut keeps telling me 17's but I am worried they will not look like I expext them to. Any advice? I have never owned a little car like this so it is all new to me. Thanks in advance. [scratch]
Nothing to apologize for, just making sure you were aware the wheel/tire size differences. Getting 215/35r18 tires when your car would like 235/40R18 much better would be a bummer Thanks. Sorry for posting on the wrong thread.