Actually threw 20" wheels on the Sorento now, with 275/45R20 tires and it rides very nicely! Not too harsh, still handles bumps and potholes not bad, and with the bigger sidewall, yet keeping the overall diameter very close to factory measurements, I'm pleased with the results.
Rims are Menzari VM08 - 20" x 8.5" with +38 offset, 5x114.3mm or 5x4.5" with Yokohama 275/45R20 Geolandar H/T-S tires.
Car: 2013 Kia Forte Ex Sedan
Location: Utah County
Travel: About 44 miles driven daily 5 times a week to work and back, mainly on freeway. Most other driving times usually are for just a few miles or so. Also occasionally drive further, like 20 miles or just 10 miles, sometimes but rarely 50+...
I'm going to rotate mine in the driveway next week after 6,600 mi of city driving.
I've got all manner of jacks and jack stands and chocks and can do any rotation scheme safely.
What's the best rotation:
1/ same side front to back and back to front or
2/ one of the several crisscross schemes ?
Myth or Fact: The pressure listed on the tire sidewall indicates the recommended pressure?
Myth or Fact: Tire pressure does not need to be regularly checked for vehicles equipped with TPMS?
When it comes to tires, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Check out our write-up linked below...
It's 112°F here in Phoenix, AZ today so for us Arizonians - summer is here!
With rising summer temps it's important to make sure your tires can handle the heat and just like other seasons, summer has its own set of driving challenges.
Check out the article linked below for tips to stay ahead...
Well, it's been just over 5 years since we got these 2 cars and now replaced factory installed tires on both within last month.
After some research and seeing the candidate tires in person and speaking with owners I selected General G-Max AS-05 for Forte in same size it came with - 205-55/16...