Can I replace low profile tyres with normal tyres?

I have recently purchased a Skoda Octavia which is fitted with low profile tyres. Can it be fitted with normal tyres? The existing tyres are 225/40 R18

Asked on 31 August 2019 by Paul B

Answered by Honest John
To fit 'normal' tyres you would need to swap the wheels and which wheels you can swap to depend on the size of the front brake discs. If 16-inch will fit, then the tyre would probably be 205/55 R16 and give a much better ride. The TPMS valve sensors will also have to be swapped over to the new wheels.

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