What is the size and cost of a Ford Explorer Limited rims?

Recently, I bought a high-mileage, used Ford Explorer for a work SUV (I will be towing a utility trailer). It runs great, but needs new rims and tires. I’d like to get some practical rims, but ones that will last. What is the size and cost of rims for a Ford Explorer Limited?

Find out if you’re getting ripped off on your car insurance in less than two minutes.
No spam · No long forms · No fees
Find savings (100% Free)
rating white
3.5k Ratings
Answer provided by
Rachel Rigolino
Answered on Jun 17, 2022
Your Ford Explorer Limited rims likely fall between 17 to 21 inches in diameter, depending upon your Explorer’s year.. Stock rims for Ford Explorers start at around $75/rim for steel rims (without tires and installation).
Since you’ll be hauling a trailer, you probably want to buy the strongest rims for the money. Here is an overview of your choices.
Rim materials:
  • Steel. This is the least expensive rim material. Sturdy and heavy, they last a long time and usually can be repaired easily.
  • Alloy. Made of an alloy of lighter metals such as aluminum, alloy wheels are lighter and come in a wide variety of styles. Alloys are the most common rim materials.
  • Carbon-fiber. These expensive rims combine the strength of steel with the light-weight nature of alloy/aluminum wheels. However, you won’t find them on the average car—they’re mainly used only on race tracks.
While steel rims may seem like the obvious choice, keep in mind that because they’re heavy, they will put a bit more strain on your Explorer’s suspension. Before making your choice, consult a local tire retailer or Ford dealer. You can also join online discussion boards to see what SUV and truck owners have to say about steel vs. alloy rims.
May you have good luck with Explorer!
When you’re looking around for the best rims for your SUV or truck, it can take more time than you anticipate. The same can be true when comparing car insurance rates. Each insurance company requires you to fill out lengthy forms before seeing a quote. It’s not surprising, then, that most people give up after filling out an online application or two—and they often end up paying too much.
It’s time you let Jerry do all the hard work of comparison shopping for you! Enter your information once, and within seconds, Jerry, the car insurance super app, will provide you with competitive quotes from across 50+ top insurers.

Here to save on car and home insurance? Great, you do that. We’ll do everything else.

Sign up in under a minute.
No need to fill out forms or shop around. Sign up in 45 seconds to start saving. Jerry does the rest.
Jerry collects and analyzes your current coverage.
Say hello to Jerry, your new insurance agent. We’ll contact your insurance company, review your current plan, then find the coverage that fits your needs and saves you money.
Get the best options before your renewal.
Jerry does all the picky, busy work by comparing prices and coverage from more than 50+ insurance companies. We compare what we find to your current policy and offer you the three best options before every renewal.

Easiest way to compare and buy car insurance

√
No long forms
√
No spam or unwanted phone calls
√
Quotes from top insurance companies
Find insurance savings — it's 100% free