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My car is more or less like this one but with back windows tinted: http://www.inhdwallpaper.com/wp-cont...ing%20pics.jpg

And i would like to get new wheels/rims on it. Any suggestions on what would look good with this colour? I was thinking black/matte black but im not sure how it would look on a 16 inch tire since everyone seems to be rocking at least 17-18inches
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Enkeis are really good / affordable aftermarket rims. Very lightweight. I think RPF1s would be badass on CX3s

In terms of styling of the wheel i think it's all personal preference, I usually prefer 5 spoke regardless of vehicle.

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Would the bigger wheels and the low profile tires help in the handling of the car?
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Would the bigger wheels and the low profile tires help in the handling of the car?
Yes, at the cost of ride comfort.
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If you can't find a black set you like gun metal grey looks awesome on white cars.

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Thank you for the replies everyone.

Would the 16 inch wheels look decent though? Im just scared it'll look awkward, but i do love the comfort of 16 inch and would prefer not to spend extra to get the whole 18inch wheel+tire package

Ive searched online and on this site but cant find an example of aftermarket 16inch wheels on a cx3.
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Thank you for the replies everyone.

Would the 16 inch wheels look decent though? Im just scared it'll look awkward, but i do love the comfort of 16 inch and would prefer not to spend extra to get the whole 18inch wheel+tire package

Ive searched online and on this site but cant find an example of aftermarket 16inch wheels on a cx3.
In all honesty, I think 16" is a bit small for CX3s as our wheel wells are quite large. Additionally, you will be riding lower (but maybe you want that)

When I look at my 18" oem GT wheels, I think it looks satisfactory and balanced. If i were to get aftermarket, I would even opt for 19" for a bit of a more aggressive look.

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Oh wow, just what I needed! Thank you so much!!!
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