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Honda Civic winter tires on a Honda CRV?

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Honda Civic winter tires on a Honda CRV?

Hello everyone! I need your advice.
My Honda CRV's tire size is: 235/65R17
I have Honda Civic winter tires, size is: 215/50R17

Can I put my Civic winter tires on the CRV? Or would it lower my CRV too much?
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omega11 wrote: Hello everyone! I need your advice.
My Honda CRV's tire size is: 235/65R17
I have Honda Civic winter tires, size is: 215/50R17

Can I put my Civic winter tires on the CRV? Or would it lower my CRV too much?
Technically it fits, but like iGarage said, not recommended. I wouldn't do this if you can avoid it.

https://www.wheel-size.com/calc/?wheel1 ... 0mm&sr=0mm

if you do this, you/your:
- scrub radius +14mm
- speedo will be off. Example given by website is when speedometer reads 60 km/h actual speed will be 52.6 km/h.
- have less grip by the tires.
- harsher ride due to less sidewall (this also means your CRV will be lower to the ground)
- car will look funny due to having very small wheels not filling the wheel wells.
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Way too small for CRV. Listen to Ivan (igarage), he is never wrong.
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Those Civic tires are way too small to mount on a CRV. Difference in diameter is over 12% meaning if your speedometer reads 90km/h your actually going 79km/h lol rule of thumb is 2-3% difference in diameter is max. Not to mention those small tires on a CRV is going to look stupid vice versa just imagine how CRV tires would look on a Civic.
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No

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omega11 wrote: Hello everyone! I need your advice.
My Honda CRV's tire size is: 235/65R17
I have Honda Civic winter tires, size is: 215/50R17

Can I put my Civic winter tires on the CRV? Or would it lower my CRV too much?
Use this:

https://tiresize.com/calculator/

See for yourself ... it's common sense by looking at it.
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omega11 wrote: Hello everyone! I need your advice.
My Honda CRV's tire size is: 235/65R17
I have Honda Civic winter tires, size is: 215/50R17

Can I put my Civic winter tires on the CRV? Or would it lower my CRV too much?
No…feel free to try it if you don’t believe. Is your tires worth 4 tires???

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