Bolt pattern - Kia Forte Forum : Sedan / Koup / Forte5 Forums
User Tag List

Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 07-31-2011, 10:58 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 120
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Bolt pattern

Is the bolt pattern on the sedans 5x114? If so, can we put wheels (universal) that have a 5x114.3 pattern on without problems? I'm looking at a set that have a 38 offset but I don't believe that will be a problem.
clancaster23 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 Old 07-31-2011, 11:01 PM
Senior Member
fas93's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,746
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
5x114 is the the same thing as 5x114.3

so yes they will fit

Proud Owner of a Racing Red Kia Forte Koup!!!!!

Originally Posted by starchest View Post
"Hi friend, I'm here to spread the word. Have you accepted the Kia Forte Koup as your Ride and Savior? If not, please allow me a few minutes of your time."

fas93 is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 07-31-2011, 11:08 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 120
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Oh, ok. Thanks!
clancaster23 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 09-01-2011, 12:08 AM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
The 5 stands for 5 bolts and the unit for 114.3 is milimeters (mm for short). Sometimes you will also see it as 5x4.5, where 4.5 inches equals 114.3 mm. Be careful, as the mult-fit rims for winters do not generally fit hub centric, i.e. exactly on the hub without a gap. Don't know if it makes much of difference, but I've heard that vibrations can sometimes be an issue. Personally, I would try to get hub centric wheels as this will eliminate any potential problems with balancing.

2011 Kia Forte Ex, Spicy Red
Scoobs is offline  

Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off