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Hi everyone! Brand new to this forum, because, obviously i ordered a new f56! I'm switching over from a BMW so I hope someone can help me regarding tyre size fitting...

In my current 128i i use 205/50R17 winter tyres and am wondering whether these will still fit a 2015 cooper s. Any response is greatly appreciated!!
 

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Mind you, do the winter tyres have the pressure sensor in them? if not will that cause issues with the display and not being able to read the pressures?
 

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I'm sure they would but I don't how they'd affect your speedometer etc. The standard size for 17s is 205/45 - the same as previous generation MINIs.
 

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A 205/50-17 is about 20mm bigger diameter than a 205/45-17 so that's about a 3% difference. I don't know if the F56 speedo over-reads like all other previous Minis but I'm guessing it does, in which case a 3% bigger diameter will just make the speedo lie less than it normally does.

The 637mm nominal diameter of a 205/50-17 is bigger than any normal Mini tyre so there's a chance it might foul somewhere (on the underside of the front strut spring seat perhaps?) but it doesn't seem likely.
 

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Thanks everyone for your reply. Considering the long winters here in Canada we use them 4 or 5 months a year, so if I can reuse them then I can definitely save my wallet for other additions to the new minis!! =)
 
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