Mazda MX-5 wheel size chart serves as the fitment guide when you need to replace the OEM wheels or upgrade the vehicle with an aftermarket option. It helps figure out the possible stock and custom offset rage, wheel width parameters, and the Mazda MX-5 bolt pattern that is important for the correct fitment.
For your convenience, we have grouped the Mazda MX-5 wheels specs by generation. Scroll down the page to find the necessary year of production and check out the wheel size.
Mazda MX-5 Wheel Size & Specs
Mazda MX-5 Wheel Size2008 2007 2006
|MX-5 Bolt Pattern (Lug Pattern)||PCD 5x114.3
|Stock wheel offset||34 to 45 mm
|Custom Offset Range||0 to 46 mm|
|Center bore (hub bore)||67.1 mm
Use Hub Centric Rings
|Thread size (Lug Nut Size)||M12 x 1.5
|Stock Rim Sizes Range||16x6.5 – 19x8.0
|Custom rim sizes range||13x5.5 – 15x9.0|
Bolt pattern of your Mazda MX-5
Mazda MX-5 stud pattern - Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD) defines the diameter of the imaginary circle drawn by the centers of the wheel lugs and describes the number of the lug holes incorporated by the rim. How to change bolt pattern? Use Adapters
Stock Wheel Offset
The space between the hub mounting surface and the wheel center of MX-5 wheels. If you need a different offset use Wheel Spacers
Center Bore (Hub Bore)
The hole in the middle of a rim that exactly matches the hub diameter. It is located at the back of the wheel and as the car's hub goes into this hole it ensures the wheel gets centered correctly. Stock MX-5 wheels have a perfect centerbore fit with the hub. How to fit rims with larger centre bore? Use Hub Centric Rings
Custom Offset Range
Is calculated from the data of modified Mazda MX-5 that switched to custom wheel size preserving the proper driving capabilities of the vehicle.
Lug Nuts size. Measures the thread diameter, the thread pitch, and the thread length. In the metric system, the diameter of the thread, the first digit, is described in millimeters.
Rim Sizes Range
Gives an idea about the maximum and minimum allowable limits of the wheels diameter and width matching the specific vehicle. Try Hubcaps to change the look of your wheels
Custom Rim Sizes Range
Shows the lower and upper limits of the rims the vehicle can incorporate in contrast to the manufacturer's specs. Sometimes it happens that you are not happy with your stock wheels and would like to have something else. Choosing the right aftermarket wheels is not an easy thing to do, but we will try to help you get things straight. We have gathered the modified Mazda MX-5 cars, in which the owners tried to find the balance between wheel size, rims width, backspacing, wheels offset and suspension height. It has to appeal to the car owner too. Have a look around and pick your option out of projects with custom wheels.
Scale from the minimum to the maximum available options of the wheel dimensions that may fit Mazda MX-5
Advantages and disadvantages of the different kinds of wheels. It will help you to select your Mazda MX-5 wheel size:
Mazda MX-5 Bigger Wheels
- – Have great handling capability.
- – The fact that it has less balancing on the rubber casing enhances your car’s stability.
- – The easiest way to get better ground clearance to your MX-5
- – Comes with added braking capability.
- – Can comfortably handle greater speed as well as weight limits.
- – Very expensive
- – The fact that they are big means that comfort is not maximized
- – Tend to wear out very quickly
Mazda MX-5 Smaller Wheels
- – The comfort aspect is maximized
- – Relatively cheap
- – Poor handling capability
- – Has a relatively ugly look
- – Weak performance due to their small sizes
We strongly recommend always use the wheel dimensions and bolt pattern that were stipulated by the manufacturer.
Remember that using aftermarket wheels will affect the fuel consumption rate of your Mazda MX-5, and the speedometer measurements may not reflect the actual speed of your driving. Such a fate can even see you getting a fine in different regions.