2015 wrx base tire swap!?

Asked by Nov 08, 2015 at 09:22 AM about the 2015 Subaru WRX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a friend selling 2014 legacy
tires and wheels. I wanted to know if
the tire will fit on my base model '15
wrx.. Really need new snow tires so I
hope it fits. I think bolt pattern is the
same.. Here is link to the wheel on
them..

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/Whe
elCloseUpServlet?
target=runWheelSearch&wheelMake
=MSW&wheelModel=Type+14&whee
lFinish=Silver+Painted&initialPartNu
mber=W29001500S&GCID=C13674x
012-
wheel&KEYWORD=wheels_MSW_Ty
pe_14_Silver_Painted_Wheels&code
=yes&autoMake=Fiat&autoModel=50
0e&autoYear=2015&autoModClar

Thanks for the help !

The tire is a good year eagle grip

1 Answer

5,710

Depends. '10-14 Leg alloys are both 16" and 17". Both will fit, UNLESS you have special front calipers that require 17. Stock 17 are 215/50-17, which are TALLER than your rex OE size, so handling will be affected. You'll get an improvement in comfort and increased height for potholes and snow...and there MAY be minor rubbing issues. If you tell me your WREX OE size I can be more specific. If they're 225/45-17 for example, then the 215/50 will most probably fit.

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