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    Default Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Hello guys is a 225/40/18 summer tires good for2011 mazda 3? Or suggestions when going 18in

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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Thats what I have on my car. No problems.

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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    I have this size on my MS3. The Nankangs probably act more like a 235 in width but I had to roll my rears.

    This is on 18x8.5 with 38 offset, and they just barely didn't clear (only under hard cornering during autocross).

    Otherwise they work fine. Other less square tires likely fine or slightly less aggressive offset.
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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Oh wait just noted you're 2011 (gen 2 vs my gen 1), which I believe has more space, so yea, you're fine.

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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Yes, you will be fine with that size.

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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Quote Originally Posted by mz3Danish View Post
    Hello guys is a 225/40/18 summer tires good for2011 mazda 3? Or suggestions when going 18in
    Should be fine. That's the stock tire size that comes on the Speed3 wheels.
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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Hey I also have a 2011 mazda 3 and I saw a listing where I could grab some 18x8 wheels ET 45 with 235/40/18. I don't wanna have to do any annoying things with the fenders. Would this fit? I have the skyactiv model

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    Default Re: Is 225/40/18 tire recommended for 2011 mazda 3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Etherie View Post
    Hey I also have a 2011 mazda 3 and I saw a listing where I could grab some 18x8 wheels ET 45 with 235/40/18. I don't wanna have to do any annoying things with the fenders. Would this fit? I have the skyactiv model
    235 is not an ideal size, that said, if you are not lowered it will fit. It will have a slight impact on your speedometer reading.
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