Can I put 14 in rims on my car that is originally 15 inch?

Asked by May 18, 2015 at 12:33 AM about the 2006 Scion xA

Question type: Car Customization

My friend is letting me buy their tires that is 14 inches and my Scion originally has 15
inches. Will it be okay for my car to switch to the smaller size?

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I personally wouldn't do it. I'm not sure on your car, but the wheels would need to clear the brake calipers and they would have to have the same bolt pattern plus you would have to buy 4 new tires to match the same outside diameter of the 15" ones for the speedo to match and ride correctly.

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