Spare Wheel rim size

Jenton

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Recently purchased a 2020 1.5tsi Estate from main dealer... Also purchased a spare wheel which was supplied as a steel rim 195/65/15.
The tread dimension is not an issue but is the rim big enough not to foul the hub etc.?
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What is the size of the other tyres on your car?

I ask the question, because I own a 2019 1.5 TSI SE Technology 5dr Estate, with 205/55/16 tyres (on alloy wheels). My car was supplied with a full-sized (205/55/16) steel spare wheel as standard equipment.

Incidentally, there is a very useful website at https://tiresize.com/comparison/, which helps to compare various tyre sizes.
 

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Recently purchased a 2020 1.5tsi Estate from main dealer... Also purchased a spare wheel which was supplied as a steel rim 195/65/15.
The tread dimension is not an issue but is the rim big enough not to foul the hub etc.?
Comments appreciated...
Different engine variants have different brake sizes.
Front disk sizes can be 272, 288, 312 or 340mm and rear disk sizes 253, 272, 310mm.
I wish I could be helpful and say something authoritative about what fits what, but all I know for sure is I have the 312mm front and 272mm rear and I was given a 16" steel full size spare wheel.
 

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Sorry for lack of response...
BobTroll... All round got 225/45/17. Pretty sure fitted from new.? They are significantly cheaper than the 205/50/17 equivalent.
Had main dealer fit the spare on front and it is fine with no fouling to my observation.
I'm presuming that front is more likely to foul than the rear.?
 
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