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Focus Coupe Convertible - wlll 15-inch wheels give me a smoother ride ?

I've previously improved the ride on a 2008 Ford Focus Zetec 1.6 TDCi by changing from the supplied 205/55/R16 wheels to 195/65/R15s.

I've just done the same change with a 2010 Focus C-Max Zetec 1.6, swapping from 16-inch alloys (that came with the car) to 15-inch steel wheels. In both cases, the drive is far more forgiving over the potholed-roads here in Suffolk.

Would it be possible (and safe) to run a 2008 Ford Focus Coupe Convertible (2.0L TDCi) with the same 195/65/15 wheels and tyres?

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They might have slightly bigger brake discs to cope with the extra weight, but I'm not sure. If they do have bigger brakes they might not fit inside the 15-inch wheels.
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