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Our V40 has 19-inch wheels. What size do you recommend to soften the ride?
I have driven Mercedes-Benz 220CDIs for 10 years and have been very happy with them. But I now want the same quality build/engineering,fuel economy,but with more comfort. I am 61 years old and six foot...
On most roads except smooth motorways, the ride is jittery and bumpy in my 2012 Toyota Avensis. You feel jiggled in the seat, which in itself is comfortable. The car is on 215/55/17 Goodyear Excellence...
I have just purchased a used 2007 Porsche Boxster, which is fitted with 19-inch Carrera wheels as an upgarde from new.The standard wheel would of been 17-inch. Would l be right in thinking that going back...
I am planning to buy a new Skoda Superb estate 2.0 TDI 170PS. On the Elegance trim, 18-inch wheels are the only option. The dealer thinks he might be able, by various complicated arrangements, to swap...
I have been driving a 2005 Volvo S80 D5 diesel since 2006 and have now clocked 210,000 miles, but am starting to have a few problems so it's time to change. My second car is a Porsche Cayman which I am...
I am buying a new Audi A3 Sportback Sport which can be specified only with 17-inch wheels and 225/45 R17 tyres. I have de-selected Sports suspension as I value ride quality over the ability to go round...
I have a Seat Altea XL Stylance 19. TDi with 205/55/R16 wheels and have the opportunity to get a set of 195/65/R15 wheels. The motivation is my rims are very corroded and the free set is in brilliant...
I am in my early 70s suffering from neck arthritis. I am looking for a replacement car for my Kia Sportage and would like to keep to that size of car. I live on an unadopted potholed road and I am looking...
Being a pensioner I find the ride a little hard and sporty on mu 2005 Audi TT. It currently has 19-inch wheels, with low profile tyres. Can I swap for 17-inch wheels with more rubber on the road? If so...
 

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