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Snow tires on 2018 fusion hybrid

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#1 OFFLINE   Flashy


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  • Region:U.S. Great Lakes
  • Location:Mn
  • Current Vehicle:Ford
  • My Hybrid's Year:2018

Posted 22 October 2017 - 07:33 PM

Hey guys, I just got a new 18 fusion hybrid. I am loving it so far.

I will get some pictures soon.



It currently has 235/45R18 for tires on it stock.


I live in MN where winters can be bad and I am looking at getting a winter tire package.

I have been researching and tires sizes can be confusing I have found.


Looking at tirerack.com they have a winter package using different tire sizes.

Tires: Bridgestone blizzak LM001 size 225/5OR17

RIMS: steel 17in wheel 17x7 offset 44mm.


Will the above work or would the ones below be better since they are the same tire size currently on it.



Rims: ASA GT11 18x8 finished in Machined w/ Anthracite Accent offset 45mm


Please let me know your thoughts.

Edited by Flashy, 22 October 2017 - 07:48 PM.

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#2 OFFLINE   Cobra348


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  • Region:U.S. Northeast
  • Location:Oswego, NY
  • Current Vehicle:Ruby Red wLight Stone Leather
  • My Hybrid's Year:2017

Posted 23 October 2017 - 11:39 AM

In 2015 - with my prior FFH - I got a set of rims from TireRack (Verde Regency) and then got snows at the local Goodyear store.  I set up the OEM rims with the snows and the TR rims with the OEM tread.  Swapped all that back when I traded it but on the current '17 I have the same setup.  Why go thru all that, you ask?  I have road hazard warranty thru Goodyear and the local shop will do the rin/tire swaps for free! <chuckle>  Free is good.  I upsell myself with wiper blades when needed as well. <shrug>


You moght want to look into doing something like that instead of going with the TR packages.

Larry - aka Cobra


Big Red: 2017 FFH SE, Ruby Red, Med Light Stone leather

602A SE Luxury Package, Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control w/stop & go

Driver Assist Pkg (lane keeping, BLIS, auto high beams, rain-sensing wipers, heated steering wheel)

My additions:  WeatherTech lasercut floor mats, in-channel wind deflectors (dark smoked),

Steeda strut tower brace, Steeda rear sway bar, Steeda hood struts, Ford donut spare,

blacked out grille

Summer rims/tires - 17" Verde Regency rims with OEM tread

Winter rims/tires - 17" OEM rims with Goodyear UltraGrip WRT Ice

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