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Re: Not a Renault, but still a question. .... mot & wheels

Originally Posted by Renoir White View Post
Yes, the bigger diameter wheels must be on the rear axle. Smart cars have bigger wheels on the rear than the front for example.
I'm not so sure that they have to be on the rear.

The Audi RS3 made a big play of having wider tyres on the front, than is fitted on the rear.

AFAIK as long as they have a speed/load rating suitable for the car, and don't foul/protrude (and the tread depth is legal), then as long as they match at both sides - all should be fine.

However, if a car is presented with a spacesaver spare fitted, then it should still be ok - but expect it to be mentioned as an advisory.



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