Wheel sizes for Fabia vRS

I live in the country and drive a Fabia VRS 2011 shod with 205/40/16s. The roads are terrible. Apart from frequent punctures (potholes), the ride is very harsh. Would I benefit from changing to 16in or 15 in wheels with either 205/45/16 or 205/50/15 tyres? Would I suffer a loss of roadholding?

Asked on 25 July 2012 by John S., W. Sussex

Answered by Honest John
Providing the 15" wheels will fit around the brakes you could change to 15s. A normal tyre size would be 185/55 R15.
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