Originally Posted by Turbozcs2003
5 spoke 20's will be much easier to clean.
I just ordered a 15 with hemi, skipped Off Rd 2 and QD instead to keep the 20's.
Are you going rock crawling, then maybe the 18's with thicker tire side walls makes sense.
I am getting the skid plates at cost and will add them. I personally like the 20" 5 spoke over the 18" wheel with all the nooks and crannies to clean brake dust and caked dirt, fancy pattern alloys are a PITA to clean in the winter.
ALso are the Michelin on the 18's any better than the Goodyear on the 20's?
I also note there are a lot more tire options in the 20" range at DTD than 18's.
I really wanted the 18's and had them on my limited 2014.
I ran 18" Nokian's in the snow. Neither OEM Wheel is good for snow, period.
On the Overland 2015 I tried to get them to swap for 18's but they said no. They said I could keep the ones I had if I wanted. They have never seen salt and probably only have like 12K on the tires.
But as I thought about it looked at it, the 20's started to grow on me.
I think it has to with the Color and Overland trim.
On the Red Limited things are broken up a bit. But on the Black Overland the smaller 18's look small. So I kept the 20's. But they came off as soon as I got home with the Overland.
I also thought about the 20's being easier to clean.
I could swear the smoked color between spokes is darker now and they look better. I hope the 20's do as well on MPG. The 18's OEM wheels were great on MPG.
My Nokian's are 18's so those can handle the pot holes. Which is probably worse than going off road right now, because you can hit a pot hole going fast and knock your teeth out.