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Haven't even got my 2017 EX yet, should be shipped this week and I all ready found wheels I would like to put on it. Anybody bought wheels yet? Going to stick with 18's just have to check backspacing when the car arrives.
 

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I like the Touring Launch Edition wheels. If you could find a lightweight replacement wheel that might help fuel efficiency. I know that somebody had carbon fiber wheels for the Fusion Hybrid but they were like $1200 each.
 

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I've put on 18x8" wheels with +35 offset on mine and have no issues. Wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport AS3+ 225/45r18 tires. I've had them for a few days now and love them.
 

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Winter tires and wheels usually eats into the car budget so there's no wiggle room for something nicer, but that's fine because the stock ones look great already. Though I wouldn't say no to a picture of your Niro once the new wheels are installed.
 

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I took a hubcap and wheel off my Niro today trying to figure out what size the Rim is, backspacing offset and width. I was surprised how nice the wheel is without the hubcap it's painted black but if that aluminum was polished that would be an awesome wheel.
I didn't know the EX had hubcaps because it looked like a wheel in pictures. I think I am going to use my stock tire size and by a wheel based on that. I believe I measured that 16 inch wheel at 7" wide. The wheel I want is 7 1/2" wide I'm trying to figure out if that will work with the 205 60 tire and look right.
 

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Just got new 16" rims on my EX. So far, loving the change in look from the stock rims with plastic caps. These weren't the highest end rims, but I think they're a good mix of quality and price point. Got them from Discount Tire. On a side note, anyone interested in a 16" stock rim for a full size spare? Thinking of doing this myself and selling the other three rims...
 

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Just got new 16" rims on my EX. So far, loving the change in look from the stock rims with plastic caps. These weren't the highest end rims, but I think they're a good mix of quality and price point. Got them from Discount Tire. On a side note, anyone interested in a 16" stock rim for a full size spare? Thinking of doing this myself and selling the other three rims...
Those look really good. I think one of the negatives about the LX and EX models are the stock rims...they look plain and boring.
 

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That looks awesome, would like to have a set like that! I just bought a 2018 used Niro LX with 11000 miles on It yesterday, it have very few options but I loved driving it nonetheless.
 

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Just got new 16" rims on my EX. So far, loving the change in look from the stock rims with plastic caps. These weren't the highest end rims, but I think they're a good mix of quality and price point. Got them from Discount Tire. On a side note, anyone interested in a 16" stock rim for a full size spare? Thinking of doing this myself and selling the other three rims...
If I may, exactly what size tires are those?
 

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I recently purchased a dedicated set of winter tires/rims. I had plain old steel wheels for my winter set with my previous car, but I spent a little more this time to get nicer wheels. I went down to 15" wheels, so I thought a darker finish on the wheel would help the small diameter from being so obvious. I'm pleased with the appearance - Tire Rack has a visualization tool, but it isn't as good as the real thing. The wheels are Type 25 by MSW and the tires are Yokahama iceGUARD iG52c. I haven't yet driven in any winter weather, but the ride is a bit smoother than with the factory 18" wheels and I also expect a bump in fuel economy.
 

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I was impressed by the look of the rim behind the hubcap too. I just put my Blizzaks on for the winter and they look pretty tough on those painted 5 spokes.
 

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Yeah just put some thrusts on my 2019 and did a little vinyl I got the side piece but ended up repurposing it, and painted my calipers to match the paint
 

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