Can I fit larger wheels and tyres to my Mercedes-Benz B-Class?

I recently purchased a 2005 Mercedes-Benz B-Class and would like to upgrade it. Can the wheels and tyres be upsized safely?

Asked on 19 January 2023 by Marty owens

Answered by Lawrence Allan
There should be no issue with increasing the wheel size but you will want to try and get a lower tyre profile that matches the original wheels' overall diameter. If the overall diameter increases you are effectively 'gearing up' the car, which will decrease performance, increase fuel consumption and likely give you an incorrect speedo reading.

To save time finding the right fitment of aftermarket wheel why not have a look at online auction sites to see if the AMG upgrade wheels for the B-Class are available used? Any good bodyshop will be able to powder coat the wheels to make them black.
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