Can I put 225/40/18 tyres on my 8 or 8.5 inch rims?

Question from visitor, 03/10/2011 :Can I put 225/40/18 tyres on my wheels I think they are 8 or 8.5 inch rims. I have 215/45/18 tyres on at the moment, thank you. Bruno
Answer by rezulteo, 03/10/2011 :

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

You can put 225 tyres on an 8 and an 8.5 inch rim, but from a technical point of view, the 8 inch rim would be the better option.

The rezulteo team