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Is going from 17" rims to 19's or 20's make any significant difference with a Hybrid or is it mostly for esthetics?

I'm debating looking for some bigger/sleeker rims for my Hybrid Accord but if anyone had information in regards to better mileage, gas consumption or if it would be only for looks I would greatly appreciate it:)
 

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I'm very interested to know the answer to that question, as I'd like to do the same w/my '18 Hybrid. I suspect that, in addition to making it look much better, it's going to make for a rougher ride and worse gas mileage. Just not sure how much it's going to affect the mpg..
 

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IMO it will be a stiffer ride due to less sidewall on tires and it will impact mpg due to increased weight/rotating mass of 19" wheels. With that said... they will look nice. :)
 

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Is going from 17" rims to 19's or 20's make any significant difference with a Hybrid or is it mostly for esthetics?

I'm debating looking for some bigger/sleeker rims for my Hybrid Accord but if anyone had information in regards to better mileage, gas consumption or if it would be only for looks I would greatly appreciate it:)
The ride quality will be stiff for 20's, I have the OEM sport 19's now and they feel good. I have yet to put my winter 17's on that have a nice juicy tire which I'm sure they will be very comfy :)

But for 20's you will get a very nice aggressive look and with our cars, being able to run larger wheels will make the car look very nice and stand out.

For my preference, if I plan to get aftermarket wheels I will stick with the 19 diameter but will opt for the 9.5 width for more grip and will make the wheels flush with the fender to give it a nice square stance look.
Since I live in Rhode Island where there are bumps and potholes, that 19 inch will have a better survivability than 20's (along with doing my best to evade them lol), ideally I would like to run 18's but I feel like it won't look right especially since I have the sport trim with that nice low aggressive look that I like :)
 

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I've had the 19 inch chrome wheels since I purchased the car. It's a 2018. It has 39,800 miles. I have taken a mpg hit. I have averaged around 40 mpg. So compared to the 17s I'm losing about 7 mpg. If you see the rated mpg for the 21 Hybrid Touring it's rated for about 41 overall due to the 19 inch rims. I like the looks of the 19's and have not regretted my choice.
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