Does changing the wheels impact the performance of a car?

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Changing wheels can affect the performance of the car. Size, width, and weight are among the factors that affect performance. Some wheels emphasize straight-ahead performance, usually associated with drag racing, while others are associated with performance and handling, while still others are purely ornamental in nature. Tires have much more impact on performance than wheels, however....Read More

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tires larger than factory specified can bog the vehicle and reduce performance. the tire almost acts like a gear in the sense that the tire size (larger or smaller compared to factory spec) can cause gear multiplication. if you put a smaller tire size it can make a car feel like it accelerates faster.

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Yes, wheel size impacts the car's performance, fuel economy, noise and comfort. Larger rims and wheels generally lessen a vehicle's responsiveness and make it harder to steer. If wheels and rims are too large, it puts the vehicle at risk of rolling over....Read More

Anonymous

My mechanic said wheels can impact the braking, alignment, acceleration, and steering. The larger the wheel, the more easily it transfers the power of the engine to the ground. Just make sure the wheel you get isn't too big for your car....Read More