Hi, any adverse or negative results if I put 215/65-17 winter tires on
my 07 five hundred, instead of the recommended size of 215/60-17. My
understanding is the 65's are about half an inch taller, thanks for any
The 215/65-17 will be 8/10" taller, which corresponds to almost 3.2%
difference in circumference(88" vs 85.3"). This will also mean you will
be traveling 61.9 mph at an indicated 60 mph.
It could impact fuel economy either way... less indicated & more actual
is even possible.
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