Search for new rims and decision help for the size and colour

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  1. dancingbalu

    dancingbalu Junior Member

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    Hey all,

    i am goin to replace my old wheels with new rims and all-season tyres.

    What do you think about the size?

    Should I keep it on 15", as I do have the solar-sunroof?

    Should I backup to 16", like I have on winter tyres now?

    Or should I get up to 17", as the fuel consumption can get worse then?


    And does anyone have pics of Prius with new rims? Especially lookin for red Prius with black wheels.


    So far, so good. Hope to get some ideas from all of you

    Added: A pic of my Prius with the winter steel rims

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  2. Grit

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    non-15” wheels will not alter the solar sun roof.
     
  3. dancingbalu

    dancingbalu Junior Member

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    well i mean, most Prius , at least here in germany, have 15" Rims Standard when with the Sunroof. But can also use the 17" wheels.
    The ones without the sunroof are not even allowed to use the 15" Rims, i think.
     
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    what about your local vehicle wheel regulations specifically on non-roof prius?
     
  5. dancingbalu

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    I am able to put up to 17" rims on the vehicle - just need to show it off to the Association of Technical Inspection (TUEV called in Germany). But i have to do it with aftermarket wheels no matter about the size - so that does not make any difference.
     
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