• Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 KIA SEPHIA
  • 88,000 MILES

Greetings. Will 215/60/14 tires have clearence on my car? I had the same tire size/rims on my old Chevy Lumina. I live in Florida and rain is a problem. Need the extra traction.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 AT 11:27 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • 41,986 POSTS

Extra width does not mean better traction when we are talking about wet road surfaces. You have a higher risk of aquaplaning.

Standard is 185/65/14. I think you are overdoing it by going for 215/60/14. The tires would most probably be caught by the fenders and you most probably would not be able to make full turns without the tires brushing against the wheelhouse.

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Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 2:25 PM

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