Golf Cart Wheels and Tires

Understanding Wheel and Tire Combos

Our extensive selection caters to a variety of golf cart brands including EZGO, Club Car, Yamaha, Evolution, Atlas, ICON, Star EV, and GEM Car, ensuring that no matter your ride, we have the perfect fit. Start your journey towards a smoother ride and a more stylish golf cart today with Golf Cart King.

Lifted and Non-Lifted Combos

When picking out wheel and tire combos for your golf cart, you'll come across "lifted" and "non-lifted" options. Here's what you need to know to make the best choice for your needs:

Benefits of lifted and non-lifted?

Feature Lifted Combos Non-Lifted Combos
Height Adds height to your golf cart Keeps your golf cart at its original height
Terrain Ideal for off-road and uneven terrain Best for paved roads and smooth paths
Appearance Provides a rugged, aggressive look Maintains a classic, sleek golf cart appearance
Installation May require additional modifications (lift kit) Usually fits without modifications
Performance Enhanced clearance for obstacles Optimized for comfort and ease on smooth surfaces

What is a Wheel and Tire Combo?

A wheel and tire combo is a packaged deal where both the wheels and tires for your golf cart are included together. This pairing guarantees compatibility and offers a seamless way to upgrade or customize your golf cart with both style and performance in mind. By choosing a combo, you're ensuring that your golf cart gets a matched set that works perfectly together, providing a smooth ride and a fresh look.

Benefits of Wheels and Tires Combo

  • Ensures wheels and tires fit together without compatibility issues.
  • Buying as a combo often costs less than purchasing wheels and tires separately.
  • Combos come ready to install, making it simple for you to upgrade your golf cart on your own.
  • Designed to work together for the best ride quality and performance.
  • Gives your golf cart a fresh, new look with styles that complement each other.

Wheel Size Guide: 8" to 15"

Choosing the right wheel size for your golf cart can impact both its look and performance. Here's a quick guide to help you understand the differences between wheel sizes from 8" to 15":

Lifted Golf Cart Wheels and Tires

Wheel Size Do I need a lift kit? Where these wheels apply
8-inch Fits all standard golf carts Ideal for golf courses and smooth paths. Classic look.
10-inch Compatible with most carts Good for light off-road and paved surfaces.
12-inch Can require a lift kit Suitable for moderate off-road. Improved handling.
14-inch May need a lift kit Aggressive look, rough terrains. Better clearance.
15-inch Often uses lift kit Custom builds, rugged performance. Highest clearance.

Need help finding the right tire size for your golf cart? Check out our Tire Size Calculator for quick and accurate measurements!

Lift Kit Recommendations Guide:

Golf Cart Model18" Tires18.8" Tires20" Tires20.5" Tires22" Tires23" Tires
Club Car DS No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift Min 6" Lift
Club Car Precedent No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift Min 6" Lift
Club Car Onward No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift Min 6" Lift
Club Car Tempo No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift Min 6" Lift
EZGO Marathon No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift Min 5" Lift
EZGO TXT Pre-2001.5 No Lift No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift
EZGO TXT 2001.5+ No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift
EZGO RXV No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift
Evolution Non-Lifted No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift Needs Mods
Evolution Lifted No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift
Icon Golf Carts (i20,i40,etc.) No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift Min 6" Lift
StarEV Non-Lifted No Lift No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 4" Lift
StarEV Lifted No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift
Yamaha (G1-G22) No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 3" Lift Min 5" Lift Min 6" Lift
Yamaha G29/Drive2 No Lift No Lift No Lift No Lift Min 3" Lift Min 5" Lift
Tire Size 18" Tires 18.8" Tires 20" Tires 20.5" Tires 22" Tires 23" Tires
Common 10" Wheel
Tire Sizes
205/55-10 20x8-10
205/65-10 22x9.5-10
Common 12" Wheel
Tire Sizes
215/40-12 20x10-12 215/50-12 22x10-12
Common 14" Wheel
Tire Sizes
  205/30-14 205/40-14
225/40-14 22x10-14 23x10-14
Common 15" Wheel
Tire Sizes
Disclaimer: This chart assumes that the golf cart has relatively new suspension parts. If your golf cart has older, worn-out suspension, it might affect the clearance and cause tires to rub against the cart body. It's a good idea to check your cart's suspension for the best fit.

Types of Tire Options

When choosing tires for your golf cart, consider how and where you'll be using it. Here are the three main types of tires: street, all-terrain, and off-road. Each type caters to different driving conditions and preferences.

Street Tires

Golf Cart Street Tires

  • Smooth Ride: Designed for paved roads and paths.
  • Low Noise: Offers a quiet ride ideal for neighborhoods and golf courses.
  • Efficiency: Provides good traction on pavement for safe and efficient travel.

Perfect for those primarily driving on roads, in gated communities, or on golf courses.

All-Terrain Tires

Golf Cart All-Terrain Tires

  • Versatility: Great for both on and off-road use.
  • Traction: Enhanced grip on various surfaces like grass, gravel, and light mud.
  • Durability: Built to withstand a variety of terrains without sacrificing comfort.

Ideal for users who enjoy the flexibility of driving their golf cart on different types of terrains.

Off-Road Tires

Golf Cart Off-Road Tires

  • Rugged Design: Made for the toughest terrains, including mud, rocks, and woods.
  • Maximum Traction: Deep treads ensure a strong grip in all off-road conditions.
  • Durability: Constructed to resist punctures and abrasions from rough terrain.

Best suited for adventure seekers using their golf carts for hunting, trail riding, or navigating rough landscapes.

Exploring Wheel Finishes

Choosing the right finish for your golf cart wheels can dramatically change its appearance, making it a reflection of your personal style. From sleek and modern to rugged and camouflaged, there's a finish for every taste. Let's take a quick look at the popular options available:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Can I fit any size wheels on my golf cart?
A: Not all sizes will fit every golf cart without modifications. Typically, larger wheels require a lift kit.

Q: How often should I replace my golf cart tires?
A: This depends on usage and conditions but look for signs of wear such as cracks, fading, or loss of tread. Regular inspection and maintenance can help determine when it's time for replacement.

Q: How do I choose the right tires for my Golf Cart?
A: Consider your typical terrain and usage. We have tires suited for various conditions and can advise on the best fit for your needs.

Q: What's the best way to clean golf cart wheels?
Use mild soap and water for cleaning. Avoid harsh chemicals that can damage the finish. For maintenance products, browse our Maintenance section.

Q: Can off-road tires be used on the street?
A: While off-road tires can be used on streets, they may offer a rougher ride and faster wear on hard surfaces compared to street tires. For street driving, street tires are more suitable.

Q: How do I know if my golf cart needs wheel alignment?
A: Signs include uneven tire wear, the golf cart pulling to one side, or a crooked steering wheel when driving straight. Regular checks can prevent these issues.

Q: How many wheels does a golf cart have?
A: Standard golf carts come with four wheels, ensuring stability and balance for both on and off-road use. It's worth noting that while golf carts typically have four wheels, golf trolleys, used for carrying golf bags around the course, often have two or three wheels for easier manual maneuverability.