Mk. 7 GTI Fitment Guide

June 1, 2022

So you own or you just got an Mk. 7 GTI. Now it's time for the fun, you get to customize your car and make it everything that you ever wanted. But what the heck is going to fit your car?

This guide will give you the information you need to get the look you want regardless of what suspension setup you have! Read on and check out the corresponding links to learn more.

 

  • Bolt Pattern: 5x112mm

 

Mk. 7 GTI Stock Suspension Fitment

The most common setup for this generation GTI on stock suspension is a set of 18x8.5 +43 rims with 235/40R18 tires. The wider wheels and tires give your car a more aggressive look and also help you keep traction when under throttle.

 

 

2018 Volkswagen GTI SE with 18x8.5 +43 Konig Ampliform rims and 235/40R18 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires. 

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Recommended wheel and tire sizes for an Mk. 7 GTI on Stock Suspension.

 

18” Rims:

18x8.5 +43 rims with 235/40R18 tires

 

19” Rims:

19x8.5 +45 rims with 235/35R19 tires

 

 

Mk. 7 GTI Lowering Spring Fitment

Lowering springs are one of the most common suspension upgrades for your GTI. They allow you to lower your car for better fitment and handling without replacing all of your suspension components. Check out this GTI with 18x8.5 +35 rims and 225/40R18 tires.

 

2020 Volkswagen GTI Autobahn with 18x8.5 +35 XXR 567 rims and 225/40R18 Pirelli tires.

 

Recommended wheel and tire sizes for an Mk. 7 GTI with lowering springs.

 

18” Rims:

18x8.5 +35 rims with 225/40R18 tires

 

19” Rims:

19x8.5 +45 rims with 235/35R19 tires

 

 

Mk. 7 GTI Coilover Fitment

Upgrading to coilovers will give you more control over ride height, rebound, and compression. The most popular setup for Mk. 7 GTI is a set of 18x8.5 +35 rims with 225/40R18 tires.

 

2016 Volkswagen GTI SE with 18x8.5 +35 Aodhan AH-X rims and 225/40R18 Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 tires.

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Recommended wheel and tire sizes for an Mk. 7 GTI with coilovers.

 

18” Rims:

18x8.5 +35 rims with 225/40R18 tires

 

19” Rims:

19x8.5 +45 rims with 235/35R19 tires