Lip Size for wheels and how they look and the difference
Pictures from manufacturers are "Stock Photos" and often reflect the best looking aspect of a wheel design. If a wheel comes in 24x10 inch all the way to a 17x7 inch the Stock Photo will be of the best "look" of the wheel which is naturally the 24x10 inch wheel with the 3.5 inch lip. This page explains how a smaller wheel will look of the pictured wheel on the website.
Average Lip Sizes for Wheels


  • 17x8.0
  • 18x8.0
  • 18x9.5
  • 19x8.0
  • 19x9.5
  • 20x8.5
  • 20x10.0
  • 22x9.0
  • 22x10.5


  • 1"
  • 1"
  • 2.75"
  • 1"
  • 2.75"
  • 1.5"
  • 3.5"
  • 2"
  • 3.75"
Below is a Picture from Manufacturer of the best look, its a 24x10 wheel.
The spokes are long the hub looks small and the lip is huge!
Below is a 17x7 wheel.
The spokes shrink and the hub looks bigger and the lip goes to 1 inch. This is typical of a high offset 17 inch wheel.

Other Examples of Lip Size