3 Reasons You Need Custom Wheels

Consider these reasons when you think about custom wheels!

Who doesn’t like custom wheels? Not only do they stand out on the road or at a stop light, but with the variety of options, it can be tempting to add them to your car.

If you like the idea of standing out from the crowd, custom rims and wheels might be an option. These almost-endless options create a one-of-a-kind look, and they can also be a calling card for other car aficionados. Looking good while making new friends? Win-win!

But are there other benefits to investing in custom wheels?


Also called aftermarket wheels, since you can’t drive off the market/dealership with them, custom wheels can enhance your vehicle’s maneuverability.

A larger diameter wheel will decrease the sidewall height, which translates into better responsiveness from your vehicle. They also improve your acceleration and reduce the distance required to come to a complete stop. Even at high speeds. This gives you the added benefit of safety, too!

Don’t need acceleration? A taller sidewall gives you better flexibility when it comes to cornering.

Affordable Upgrade

If you love your car, investing in custom wheels is a great way to add more immediate value that you’ll enjoy. And It’s not as expensive as you might think. Realistically, adding custom rims and wheels to your car is a pretty affordable upgrade in the world of car customization. Depending on the options you choose, it could cost you under $1,000 with new tires.

Not a bad deal, right?

Increased Resale Value

If you decide you want to upgrade to a different car, that investment will significantly help when you’re ready to sell. Your custom rims and wheels can be an easy way to catch the eye of potential buyers while adding a little more money back into your pocket.

When You’re Ready, So Are We

Check out the amazing selection of custom wheel options available at our Alaska Tire Service in Eagle River, AK! Partnered with The Wheel Group, we can give our customers a unique shopping experience. Just input your vehicle information and shop! You can even see what your options will look like on your car with this virtual experience. Ready to try on some custom options? Contact our office for your appointment today!