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Hello Folks,

I am new to the forum and I have bought brand new Jeep compass Limited plus.
SInce it came stock with 19 inch rims, I am in situation where I am limited with the A/T tyre models.
I already ordered 17 inch wheels and 225/65/17 Yokohama Geolandar G015 A/T
I have done some measurements and as the result these tyres have to fit.
My stock 19's are 235/45/19 or 27.4 inches in diameter. The new set with 17 wheels and 225/65/17 are 28.5 inches in diameter, so the difference is 1.14 inches more compared to the stock size.
I have seen in this topic these tyres will fit witn no rubing.

What I am trying to figure out is whether A/T tyres diameter the same as let's say highway terrain tyres with the same size. I am considering the agresive footprint of the AT tyres which might put extra size above specified size by the vendor.

Does anyone have this set of rims and tyres fitted to 2nd generation compass ? Mine is MY 2020 european model.

Thank you.

How it looks with stock 19 inch rims and 235/45/19 tyres


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The tires should fit fine. Lots of folks on here are running that size. One area of concern would be the offset of the rim. >45-ish and you may have issues clearing the brake caliper.
Check the tire manufacturer for the exact description of the tire size. Sometimes they vary a bit from the advertised 225/65. But not much.
 

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Thank you for your reply.
In fact the stock rims offest is 40mm. I have ordered 17 inch rims with 33mm offset . I belive I will get some more clearance in betweeen the whells and the car's body from the inside.

Once I have the new rims and tires mounted, I will post the measurements and the photos.
 

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Okay folks, I just got a new whells set and mounted them on the car.
The whells fited very well and no rubbing.
I tested in bumps and I have made a compression of the suspention to its limit.
There is about 20 mm space in the critical points in between front fender on the right whell and the same space in between the tire and the rear shock absorber.
Front wheels have more than enought space even at full turn.
See on the pictures.

Important notice here is that I mounted the tires on 7.5J rims with 33 offset. The original rims have 40 offset.
These 0.7 mm offest compensate the clearance in between the tire and right shock absorber. I assume with 40 offset rims and 225/65/17 tires they will rub in the rear shock absorber.

Suspention compresed to its maximum. The oposite whell losse the ground.
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The opositre whell not touching the ground.
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The space in between the front fender on the right whell with suspention compressed.
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The space in between the tire and upper fender with suspention compressed.
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Front whell. About 20mm space in between the tire and the fender

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General view with 225/65/17.
Tires brand - General Graber AT3

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Thanks for your advices. I am happy with the new tire set and I am going to test them in the mountain.

Cheers
Ivan
 

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I have a 2019 Jeep Compass Trailhawk with stock 215/65r17 and want to increase the width ( I hate the skinny look) of the tire. The Jeep site says the stock 17" wheels are 6.5. What's the widest tire size I can safely run? I was thinking 225-235. Will that work?
 

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Important notice here is that I mounted the tires on 7.5J rims with 33 offset. The original rims have 40 offset.
These 0.7 mm offest compensate the clearance in between the tire and right shock absorber. I assume with 40 offset rims and 225/65/17 tires they will rub in the rear shock absorber.
Just some clarification here on offset vs backspacing:
the stock wheel is a 17x7 ET40, which gives a backspacing of 5.57".
Your wheel is a 17x7.5 ET33 which has a backspacing of 5.55".
So your wheel is technically .02" closer to the shock tower, or roughly 0.5mm. It's not enough to be worried about unless you're working with super tight clearances. There's plenty of people who run 225/65-17 on stock wheels with no issues
 

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Hey I noticed very few people run 16 inch here
Anyway I have stock 225/60r17 on 2020 compass longitude 4x4
I wanted to switch to 225/75r16 to have more sidewall for sand Offroads (I live in dubai)
But I am worried to run in trouble once I air down to hit the desert or the beach
If there is going to be rubbing or any issues
I hope you can help me make that decision
 

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Hey I noticed very few people run 16 inch here
Anyway I have stock 225/60r17 on 2020 compass longitude 4x4
I wanted to switch to 225/75r16 to have more sidewall for sand Offroads (I live in dubai)
But I am worried to run in trouble once I air down to hit the desert or the beach
If there is going to be rubbing or any issues
I hope you can help me make that decision
I bought some aftermarket rims that are 16" diameter, but I haven't installed them yet. I also want to air down for offroading. If I ever get mine installed, I'll report back.
 

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So I have a 2012 compass north edition, I just put studded 235 65 17s on (aftermarket wheels) everything fits and drives fine, there is a tiny bit of rub in the front wheel wells if I crank it as far as I can turn, but just barely and hard to even get it to rub. I'm not sure if my aftermarket wheels have an offset that's helping compared to stock wheels. I'll post a picture soon, but 225 65 17 is probably the ideal max size without a lift
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So I have a 2012 compass north edition, I just put studded 235 65 17s on (aftermarket wheels) everything fits and drives fine, there is a tiny bit of rub in the front wheel wells if I crank it as far as I can turn, but just barely and hard to even get it to rub. I'm not sure if my aftermarket wheels have an offset that's helping compared to stock wheels. I'll post a picture soon, but 225 65 17 is probably the ideal max size without a lift View attachment 15700
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Biggest i can go on 2012 jeep Compass 2.0 Ltd? currently have 215/55/18 fitted - need to change best for offroad/sandy roads?
This is the MP (2017.5+) generation of the Compass. You'll probably have better luck in the MK section
 

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I have a 2020 Limited Plus that came with 225/55 R18 from factory. Can I use 225/70 R16 without any lift and no rubbing.

The 16 inch steelies are the Original ones from the sport variant.

Tire Size comparison shows original diameter of the 18 inch wheels as 27.7 and the 225/70 R16 diameter as 28.4 inches.

Anyone used 225/70 R16, your feedback will be invaluable.
 

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Hello all, ive searched high and low with no luck and that is why i am posting. i thank you in advance for any help/input

i have a 2017 2nd gen compass that currently runs 225/55/18. without a lift can i run 235/60/18? that would be my first choice. if not what options do i have?
 

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I have a 2020 Limited Plus that came with 225/55 R18 from factory. Can I use 225/70 R16 without any lift and no rubbing.

The 16 inch steelies are the Original ones from the sport variant.

Tire Size comparison shows original diameter of the 18 inch wheels as 27.7 and the 225/70 R16 diameter as 28.4 inches.

Anyone used 225/70 R16, your feedback will be invaluable.
You shouldn't have any problem with those.
 

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Hello all, ive searched high and low with no luck and that is why i am posting. i thank you in advance for any help/input

i have a 2017 2nd gen compass that currently runs 225/55/18. without a lift can i run 235/60/18? that would be my first choice. if not what options do i have?
You'll probably have minor rubbing at full lock. A wheel spacer may be needed, but I think the 18s have enough clearance/offset to not need them.
 
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