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Compatible Wheel for Winter Tires

I'm looking to buy new wheels for winter tires and I want to make sure I get something compatible.

The specs on the tires I'm looking at are 16x7 5x114.3 but my question is about offset. How far on either side of the +45 can I go? Will a +35 cause issues?
 

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The specs on the tires I'm looking at are 16x7 5x114.3 but my question is about offset. How far on either side of the +45 can I go? Will a +35 cause issues?
Based on the specs you're considering - are you starting from an LX/EX with 16" tires?

I like my car to handle the way the Honda designers think it works best, and try to keep my tires at/close to OEM offset spec. Tire offsets that stay within +5 mm of original spec seem to have negligible effect on handling and performance.

The following thread on 'Touring wheel specs' mentions a couple successful tire-change examples using a 5 mm offset difference. https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/1...spension/78-17-inch-touring-wheel-weight.html

Be sure to check out some of the prior posts in this/current 'Winter Tire Strategy' thread, which may also help or inspire your snow tire purchase decision.
 

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I'm looking to buy new wheels for winter tires and I want to make sure I get something compatible.

The specs on the tires I'm looking at are 16x7 5x114.3 but my question is about offset. How far on either side of the +45 can I go? Will a +35 cause issues?
This tire/rim fitment calculator is also helpful. It compares the impact of tire changes in words/description, including plus/minus sizing suggested by yecam. https://www.wheel-size.com/calc/?wh...55-16X7ET35&fcl=50mm&wcl=30mm&scl=50mm&sr=0mm

For an offset change from +45 to +35 on the LX/EX (with all other factors the same), it suggests:
- full suspension clearance (more room than OEM)
- tire will stick out 10mm farther than fender (acceptable)
- rim will stick out 10mm farther from fender (acceptable)
- full brake clearance (more room than OEM)
- 10mm positive scrub radius (may affect handling)

The site also recaps the following OEM specs: https://www.wheel-size.com/size/honda/insight/2019/#

LX/EX OEM SPEC
Tire = 215/55 R16 93V
Rim = 7J x 16
PCD = 5 x 114.3
Offset = 45

TOURING OEM SPEC
Tire = 215/50 R17 91H
Rim = 7J x 17
PCD = 5 x 114.3
Offset = 45
 
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