A VW service employee takes care of the wheels on a Volkswagen car – wheel knowledge

Wheel knowledge: information about your car tyres

Absolutely packed with knowledge. Learn more about minimum tread depths, wheel/tyre combinations, our complete wheels and much more. Plus, benefit from our tips and tricks. Let’s get things rolling!

A woman with a yellow bag leans against her blue VW vehicle with an ideal wheel/tyre combination
On the road with complete wheels

Find your wheel/tyre combination

Our complete wheels are characterised by a tailor-made wheel/tyre combination, which is perfectly matched – both visually and technically – to your vehicle. And by excellent contact with the road – thanks to our collaboration with leading tyre manufacturers.

Wheel and tyre combinations

FAQs and answers

Can I use these rims on my Volkswagen without registering them? General operating permit, CoC, part-specific technical report: Where can I find this information? Get the information you’re looking for online and find the answers to these and many more questions here in our FAQs.


Tyre knowledge

205 55 R 16 – are you unsure about what the numbers and letters mean? Then take a look at our tyre knowledge page!

Rim knowledge

Robust steel rims or sporty alloy rims? They’re a hotly discussed topic: the rims. Learn more here and get involved in the discussion.


Fewer flat tyres, more mobility. Find out about self-sealing tyres with sealing technology here.

Volkswagen Tyre Care

Have you ever had a flat tyre? Or did your tyre burst? 

When you buy new tyres from participating Volkswagen retailers, there is an extra safety bonus: Volkswagen tyre insurance is included in the tyre price and insures tyre damage that goes beyond the warranty of the tyre manufacturer.

Terms and conditions apply.

Keeping in touch

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Disclaimer by Volkswagen

  • Volkswagen Group Ireland Limited (“VWGI”) believes the specifications and pricing on this website to be accurate and correct at the date of publication. Specifications, pricing, standard equipment, options, fabrics and colours are subject to change without notice by VWGI. Volkswagen Ireland reserves the right to change specification, prices and withdraw products from sale without notice. Please note that some possible configurations may no longer be available in production or stock. Contact your retailer for the latest information. Some vehicles are pictured with options that may be available at extra cost or may not be available on some models. Ask your retailer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle you ordered includes the equipment you ordered. *Prices exclude delivery and related charges of up to €1,300 on ID. models or up to €1,000 on other models. €1,300 delivery charge on ID. models includes optional ‘S Pack’ ID. Service Plan which can be removed upon request. ’S Pack’ ID. Service Plan includes one service, with pollen filter and brake fluid replacement. Used Cars Disclaimer: All cars that are older than five years or have more than 120,000KM do not qualify for the Volkswagen Approved Used Car programme.