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2000 Kia Sephia

Tiny

Anonymous

October, 17, 2012 AT 11:27 PM

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.

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Tiny

KHLow2008

October, 18, 2012 AT 2:25 PM

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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