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wheels, or rims, are more popular than ever. Custom wheels can give
your vehicle a unique, sporty look,
are extremely easy to install
and require no extra maintenance or modifications.
Some wheels can also provide performance benefits, such as improved
handling and brake cooling. For example, a wider wheel will improve your car's
handling, especially when combined with wider tires.
the right aftermarket wheels for your car is important, but doesn't
have to be difficult. The wrong wheels will not look right on your
car, can be a safety concern, and make your car's turning radius
A wheel needs to match you car by these specs
Other things to consider
Because the wheels must be right for your car, we recommend you shop by vehicle (just as you should with tires). Once you know the wheels will fit your car, the decision is largely about the style you like, and of course the right price.
can also save yourself some hassle by getting new tires at the same
time. Before you buy tires, see our advice on choosing great tires.
If you're shopping for wheels at Tire Rack (a site we can't recommend enough), just search by your car's make and model, and then sort by price to see the more economical choices first.