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Last night traded in my 03 P5 for an '06 6 GT wagon (read: 90lbs dog, mountain bikes and trips to cottage need space, even with no kids!). So far so good!

Question: With the 18's (215/45R18) on it what options/what are people running for snow tires/wheels?
So far I haven't found any steel rims bigger than 16" and I don't really want to go alloy (3x the price). Seems I always have trouble finding appropriate winter wheels for mazda's. Think I can get away with a 215/16R55?
 

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Last night traded in my 03 P5 for an '06 6 GT wagon. So far so good!

Question: With the 18's on it what options/what are people running for snow tires/wheels?
So far I haven't found any steel rims bigger than 16" and I don't really want to go alloy (3x the price). Seems I always have trouble finding appropriate winter wheels for mazda's. Think I can get away with a 215/16R55?
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Get the 16" steelies. The base model uses 16" steelies right, so they should fit ok.
 

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16" steelies with 205/60-16 tires is the stock 6i size, and my winter snow tire/wheel combo, so yes, 16" will work.
 

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215/55 should actually work. Because you're going up in the width but down in the aspect ratio, abiding by the +1 rule. IIRC, someone's selling a set of 205/60 snow tires in Buy/Sell right now...
 
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