Nope, not kidding. Genuine question see as I see these on Ford Transits, and other non-4WD vehicles. Thanks for the unhelpful, patronizing response though. 👌🏻You're kidding right.
The Kuga is not a 4x4 if you have AWD then it's predominantly a FWD, and normally provides power to the rear axle during take off. It will provide assistance on wet grass or loose surface but it will never be an off roader. Buy a Jeep if you want that.
There is loads of information on here regarding tyres so do a search first.
I actually just like the look of them to be honest!Never seen a kuga fitted with anything like that, imagine normal road noise would be horrendous, any particular reason you’re considering them
@smartguy69 thanks, I’m fully aware the Kuga isn’t an off-roader, I’m just after the look! Thanks for the recommendation. 😎@TanMans - I think you just took some of our members who have read your post by surprise with the 4x4 I the title. Most of us just see the Kuga as a car and not an off roader but now you have explained the reason of the title.
General Grabber tend to do all terrain type tyres. Perhaps have a word with your local tyre supplier and see what's available to suit your wheel size.
Don't worry, you'll get the same type of responses if you post questions at the other end of the scale - like on lowering the suspension. It's totally uncalled for.I am with the OP. We live in a free country so are entitled to both free thinking and doing whatever we think is right as long as no one else is harmed.
Big butch off road tyres, or paint it pink with a rattle can... each to their own and comments that read like "go away plebe, if you dare to be different you are not welcome here" just reflect badly on the author. Why respond when you have nothing constructive to add to the post?
This is really helpful, thank you!Hmmmm.....
I've been thinking about this and the implications of what originally was asked.....
key bit you need to remember is that if you increase the overall diameter of the wheel and tyre, you risk fouling the bodywork / chassis while turning the wheel.. also sending the tyre through the bumper when you go over a large bump.. your handling will also be affected.
I run 225x65x17's in the winter without any scrubbing or issues.. so thats a start. they do offroad tyres in that size ... the chunkier the tread, the more likely fouling will be though
you can use this site Tyre Comparison for checking different combinations
225x65x17 is very, VERY close ...... (I know a mk1 can use 17" rims, I think cars with electric handbrake need 18's minimum..??? someone else will confirm this)
By going with different tyres. the other risk is that you spend a lot of £££ and they dont fit!
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anytime!!!This is really helpful, thank you!