Replacement tire matching

Asked by Nov 28, 2014 at 12:08 AM about the 2005 Subaru Forester XS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

A tire dealer put 205/R60 16 tires on the drivers side and 215/R60 16 tires on the passenger side. This doesn't seem right to me and am worried about possible issues. The 215's were on originally.  Any suggestions?

1 Answer

78,005

Looks like he screwed up, most likely the installer didn't double check the size when they pulled them from the rack, take it back and show them what happened, tires need to be matching sizes on today's vehicles. Stick with the 215's. It shouldn't cause a problem short term, but I wouldn't hit the freeway with it that way.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Subaru Forester Questions

Subaru Forester Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 3,310
#2 walth
walth
Reputation 2,640
#3 lifeson34
lifeson34
Reputation 2,310
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
388 Great Deals out of 30,374 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota RAV4
1,117 Great Deals out of 53,917 listings starting at $1,350
Used Honda CR-V
1,249 Great Deals out of 74,489 listings starting at $1,999
Used Subaru Impreza
218 Great Deals out of 7,022 listings starting at $1,795
Used Subaru Legacy
230 Great Deals out of 17,121 listings starting at $1,200
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
53 Great Deals out of 1,257 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Escape
1,642 Great Deals out of 84,910 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota 4Runner
377 Great Deals out of 20,043 listings starting at $2,499
Used Toyota Highlander
652 Great Deals out of 27,633 listings starting at $2,988
Used Toyota Tacoma
776 Great Deals out of 33,020 listings starting at $1,900
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STi
31 Great Deals out of 640 listings starting at $8,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Forester For Sale
11,372 listings starting at $20,970
2016 Subaru Forester For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,256 listings starting at $18,999
2015 Subaru Forester For Sale
100 Great Deals out of 1,753 listings starting at $13,988
2014 Subaru Forester For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,602 listings starting at $10,995
2013 Subaru Forester For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 421 listings starting at $9,994