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I am ordering an EX which comes with 17in wheels. If I prefer the 17in Penta, I have been told that this would cost nearly £1000 :shock:


How can this be??? Same size wheel, same tyre - Surely it should be as simple as a straight choice between 17's
 

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But the 18" ones are only £850... Sounds like the std ones are the ones you always wanted!
 

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Hi,

I've also just picked up my (nearly) new Petrol Ex. It was a dealer demo with storm 18" wheels on but I also preferred the Penta's so my dealer swapped them for free. The rrp of the storms is 850 and the penta rrp is 650 I think.
 

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Cheers guys.

I think my point is that there is no official way of adding 17in Pentas to a car that comes as standard with 17's.

Obviously when you upgrade from a 16in to 17in, there is a 'cost to change' price - in this case £650. My point to the dealer (and HONDA) is that my EX will already be specc'd as standard with 17's, all I am after is a different style of 17. So, there is no upgrade, just a like for like.

The price I have been quoted seems to be a straight purchase of 4 x 17in penta's. This would then leave me with 4 spare standard EX 17's sitting in the garage doing nothing - :roll: :?
 

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what i'd do to have storms on my 1.4 :shock:
 

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Be content that the smaller the wheel, the better the ride! Look harshly down at those 18"ers and scoff at how bumpy and jiggly it is in there. ;)
 
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