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Hi, is anyone know a light wheels (not Steel) of 16in that fits the Volt 2013? I don’t want steel wheels because it rust a lot and I prefer 16in because winter tires of that size is cheaper. A wheels that is light would be preferred to not lose too much distance range on the battery.

I’m on my last year on my oem size for my winter tires on rusted steel wheels that I’ll need t change next winter.

What do you guys use?
 

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Have a look at a tire supplier website, many have configurators that allow you to put in sizes.
I used one to find out what other makes and models have similar stud patterns, offsets, and centre.
After that I started finding wheels from 2000 model Buicks and Trans Ams etc. that have similar pattern and size, with a range of wheels to look for.
 

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Nice find, great price.
Post some pics when your Volt is wearing them please.

I've often thought original wheels are the best look for the Volt.
IMO, most aftermarket don't look as good.
Maybe these will show them up.
 

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Hi, is anyone know a light wheels (not Steel) of 16in that fits the Volt 2013? I don’t want steel wheels because it rust a lot and I prefer 16in because winter tires of that size is cheaper. A wheels that is light would be preferred to not lose too much distance range on the battery.

I’m on my last year on my oem size for my winter tires on rusted steel wheels that I’ll need t change next winter.

What do you guys use?
I prefer steelies for winter tires (Ontario). From discussions I've had some but not all 16" will fit over the brake calipers, so best to talk to a local shop.
 

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I prefer steelies for winter tires (Ontario). From discussions I've had some but not all 16" will fit over the brake calipers, so best to talk to a local shop.
Was looking for used 16 alloys from GM to replace the 16 steelies. Nothing from GM cars, that the tire shop had used would clear the calipers. I guess i continue with the steelies.
 

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I have a set of 16" Buick alloy wheels that do clear the calipers, front and rear. They were from a LeSabre, but Park Avenue wheels should also work. My car is a 2012.
Since my spare is a CTS alloy spare tire, I expect that Cadillac wheels might also fit.
 
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What’s the obsession with 16” and why steel?

Is there a selection difference in 16 vs 17?

Also, why would you want to rely on just the coatings to protect a steel rim against salt in the winter time? I’d go aluminum regardless of which size I’m looking for.


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If you lived in snow country, the answers would already be known ;)

16's are cheaper rubber
Rims are significantly more prone to damage due to potholes in the winter/spring. $50-100 steelies are less painful to replace than $300+ alloys.
On that note, 16's also give more rubber to cushion against pothole damage than the stock 17".

Save your good wheels for the good weather is the general method used by the vast majority of winter tire users here.
Those still using alloys in the winter either didn't switch to winter tires, or have extra money to burn (usually just the fancy cars that bother to spend it, because why get a really nice car and then get steelies?)
 
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