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I'm awaiting delivery of a 2019 GTN 6-speed, and will need a winter setup to replace the OEM summer tires. Given road conditions in my area would like to step down to 17" rims. Has anyone fitted aftermarket 17x7.5s? Tire rack doesn't offer fitment for the GTN or GTS, only 2018 GT Base. They have several options very close to OEM spec, but I would prefer confirmation before pulling the trigger. Looking at Rial Lucca 17x7.5 +50mm.

Thanks for any advice. Can't wait to get behind the wheel. Enthusiasm for this car in these forums was a major selling point.
 

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It'd be worth calling Tirerack. They've been very helpful in the past. I think the idea of going to 17" wheels for winter is a great idea. I'd also consider going to a narrower tire...maybe 205
 

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I'm awaiting delivery of a 2019 GTN 6-speed, and will need a winter setup to replace the OEM summer tires. Given road conditions in my area would like to step down to 17" rims. Has anyone fitted aftermarket 17x7.5s? Tire rack doesn't offer fitment for the GTN or GTS, only 2018 GT Base. They have several options very close to OEM spec, but I would prefer confirmation before pulling the trigger. Looking at Rial Lucca 17x7.5 +50mm.

Thanks for any advice. Can't wait to get behind the wheel. Enthusiasm for this car in these forums was a major selling point.
If you just need confirmation, go to Discount Tire's website to get fitment info. Their site allows you to deselect OEM info and choose the size wheels you want. After strenuous research with other vendors like TireRack, CardID, local folks like Les Schwab, Firestone, and smaller shops, nobody could beat DT.

So I bought the following below. Cost was $1390 includes labor, lug kit, TPMS sensors, lifetime warranty, and taxes. I haven't put them on yet as I'm waiting till November to do so. Also attached a pic. Have fun with your search.

Konig Runlite 17x7.5 / 5-114.3 bolt pattern / 45 offset (Matte Grey)
Cooper Evolution Winter Studdable 225/45 R17

P.S. I was fine just getting an ugly steel wheel but my wife wouldn't go for it :)
 

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It'd be worth calling Tirerack. They've been very helpful in the past. I think the idea of going to 17" wheels for winter is a great idea. I'd also consider going to a narrower tire...maybe 205
Tire Rack doesn't have the data on the 2019 N-Line but if you bring your car to them in Indiana they'll give you a sweet deal on wheels and tires if you let them scan your wheel wells so they can get the data. Until then we are all stuck going to our local tire shops I guess.

I agree with narrow for the snow, but too narrow might not clear our calipers. A 17x7 steelie seems ideal to me to also save some money on the tires themselves.

I must be a weirdo for thinking steel wheels look kind of cool (in winter anyway).
 

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Hey any tips on how you did the extra red badge or red trim work on the side body in your pic?

Looks cool

I'm awaiting delivery of a 2019 GTN 6-speed, and will need a winter setup to replace the OEM summer tires. Given road conditions in my area would like to step down to 17" rims. Has anyone fitted aftermarket 17x7.5s? Tire rack doesn't offer fitment for the GTN or GTS, only 2018 GT Base. They have several options very close to OEM spec, but I would prefer confirmation before pulling the trigger. Looking at Rial Lucca 17x7.5 +50mm.

Thanks for any advice. Can't wait to get behind the wheel. Enthusiasm for this car in these forums was a major selling point.
If you just need confirmation, go to Discount Tire's website to get fitment info. Their site allows you to deselect OEM info and choose the size wheels you want. After strenuous research with other vendors like TireRack, CardID, local folks like Les Schwab, Firestone, and smaller shops, nobody could beat DT.

So I bought the following below. Cost was $1390 includes labor, lug kit, TPMS sensors, lifetime warranty, and taxes. I haven't put them on yet as I'm waiting till November to do so. Also attached a pic. Have fun with your search.

Konig Runlite 17x7.5 / 5-114.3 bolt pattern / 45 offset (Matte Grey)
Cooper Evolution Winter Studdable 225/45 R17

P.S. I was fine just getting an ugly steel wheel but my wife wouldn't go for it
 

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@GL - Thanks! I didn't do the red pin stripe on the rocker panel - my detailer volunteered to do it for free. He used his laser cutting machine to cut out the vinyl sticker/film to shape. So he didn't have to use a knifeless tape or heaven-forbid a knife/blade.
 

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If you just need confirmation, go to Discount Tire's website to get fitment info. Their site allows you to deselect OEM info and choose the size wheels you want. After strenuous research with other vendors like TireRack, CardID, local folks like Les Schwab, Firestone, and smaller shops, nobody could beat DT.

So I bought the following below. Cost was $1390 includes labor, lug kit, TPMS sensors, lifetime warranty, and taxes. I haven't put them on yet as I'm waiting till November to do so. Also attached a pic. Have fun with your search.

Konig Runlite 17x7.5 / 5-114.3 bolt pattern / 45 offset (Matte Grey)
Cooper Evolution Winter Studdable 225/45 R17

P.S. I was fine just getting an ugly steel wheel but my wife wouldn't go for it :)
Thanks for sharing the detail. I'm starting to research my options too and this is super helpful.

On the tire size, did you consider going narrower and deciding against it? I was thinking about 205/50/17 to match the diameter but go a little skinnier for the snow.
 

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@zachgs You're welcome. I didn't consider a narrower tire as I wanted to preserve the look of staying with the OEM width. Plus it rarely snows where I am - despite the snowpacolypse anomaly that occurred this past February.
 

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Update: Tire Rack now has fitment for 2019 GT N-Line

Just a quick update, Tire Rack now offers wheel/tire combos for the 2019 GT N-Line.

Ended up going with Rial Lucca in black at 17x7.5 and the process/delivery couldn't have been easier. I also stuck with the OEM width as it only snows a few times a year in our area.

This site was also helpful in figuring out sizes and clearances: https://www.wheel-size.com/calc/


Couple of pics before and after.
 

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Those look super sweet.

I cannot believe that tire rack has this sizing info just after I bought second hand wheels and tires. On the one hand, I'm super afraid I screwed up the sizing and on the other, I'm only out $350 for the whole setup, which is cheaper than the 17" steelies they're selling.

Just a quick update, Tire Rack now offers wheel/tire combos for the 2019 GT N-Line.

Ended up going with Rial Lucca in black at 17x7.5 and the process/delivery couldn't have been easier. I also stuck with the OEM width as it only snows a few times a year in our area.

This site was also helpful in figuring out sizes and clearances: https://www.wheel-size.com/calc/


Couple of pics before and after.
 

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Just a quick update, Tire Rack now offers wheel/tire combos for the 2019 GT N-Line.

Ended up going with Rial Lucca in black at 17x7.5 and the process/delivery couldn't have been easier. I also stuck with the OEM width as it only snows a few times a year in our area.

This site was also helpful in figuring out sizes and clearances: https://www.wheel-size.com/calc/


Couple of pics before and after.
Looks great! I debated getting black wheels initially. With my grey car, didn't want the overall look to be dark. So I went with matte grey instead. But these blacks definitely works well with your blue car.
 
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