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Change 18" wheels to 16" wheels

10-06-2020, 01:42 PM
I have a 2013 Sonata SE. The factory tires are 225/45R18. Other models use 205/65R16. I have done some looking and it doesn't appear that there is a different size rotor or caliper between the models. Wondering if anyone has any first hand knowledge going from the 18" to the 16". Thanks

10-07-2020, 08:29 AM
According to Tire Rack, this is doable.

My advice? Do this through someone like Tire Rach or Discount Tire. They will get the wheel offset correct.

10-20-2020, 04:52 PM
You can go from 18" to 16" rim of the same car. However you might put starin on the suspension components doing so. a bigger tire might have a shorter traveling strut. which may lead to a failure of the seals and result in a replacement of the struts. Also it will affect your speedometer so proceed at your own risk.

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