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Re: Can a second hand car have too few miles?!

TBH, in a car so softly-sprung as a Scenic, a 1" diameter wheel size difference will have little or no effect to the ride.

The car on 17's won't ride like a tea-tray down a flight of stairs, whilst the other glides serenely.

The 17's will look better, give a little more directness to the steering and precision to the handling, plus open up some more choices of tyre brand/pattern.

They are however, easier to kerb.

But these aren't trackcars, and unlikely to be driven in such a manner, where vehicle dynamics in extremis, will be paramount.

I wouldn't let this sway me from the car that I like, to the one I'm less keen on, it's not really a deal-breaker, imo.



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