2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature with Curva Concept C50 Gloss Black Wheels

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2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature
Finally got my custom wheels! After spending hours and days pondering over what wheels and size I should get, I decided on these 22” gloss black wheels to give it an aggressive look without breaking the bank.
I was afraid that these wheels would not fit but luckily, the shop where I purchased these from did a fit test for me.

Wheel Specs -
Curva Concept C50 (Low Pressure Cast)
22X10.5 with 40 offset all around. It is almost flushed with the fender.
Bolt Pattern: 5x114.3mm or 5x4.5 inches
Weight: 37-38 pounds each

Tires –
Continental Extreme Contact DWS 06
285/35/22

I was debating between these tires or the Nexen Rodian HP (SUV tires) for the 285/35/22 setup. But if I had gotten the 265/40/22 tire with the 22x9 wheel, I would have gone with the OEM tire Falken Ziex stz05. For the wheels, I was debating for the longest time between 22x9 wheels with 265/40/22 tires or 22x10.5 wheels with 285/35/22 tires. Since I do not drive the SUV on long distance trips, I do not mind the trade-off of an aggressive / concave look over a slight decrease in comfort and a slight increase in road noise at highway speeds. However, I can tell you for sure that handling has improved significantly. I was going down a winding off-ramp over 60mph with a posted speed of 40mph without hesitation. I would not be able to do the same with stock wheels and tires. I have made some tight turns with the steering wheel all the way to the left and right with no rubbing issues.

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2017 Mazda cx9 signature
Looks great- that panda look always does.

I gotta say that I'm very jealous of that huge garage. DAMN.
 
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2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature
Looks great- that panda look always does.

I gotta say that I'm very jealous of that huge garage. DAMN.
LOL, thanks!. I can park three cars comfortably with room for storage but my relatives think it is a free public storage for their stuff.
 
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2016 Mazda CX-9 Azami (AUS)
Very nice combo! The 22x10.5 with 285/35/22 is the only to go if you ever want to fit an aftermarket wheels on your 2016+ CX9
 
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2017 CX-9 Signature & 2019 CX-3 GS AWD
Finally got my custom wheels! After spending hours and days pondering over what wheels and size I should get, I decided on these 22 gloss black wheels to give it an aggressive look without breaking the bank.
I was afraid that these wheels would not fit but luckily, the shop where I purchased these from did a fit test for me.

Wheel Specs -
Curva Concept C50 (Low Pressure Cast)
22X10.5 with 40 offset all around. It is almost flushed with the fender.
Bolt Pattern: 5x114.3mm or 5x4.5 inches
Weight: 37-38 pounds each

Tires
Continental Extreme Contact DWS 06
285/35/22

I was debating between these tires or the Nexen Rodian HP (SUV tires) for the 285/35/22 setup. But if I had gotten the 265/40/22 tire with the 22x9 wheel, I would have gone with the OEM tire Falken Ziex stz05. For the wheels, I was debating for the longest time between 22x9 wheels with 265/40/22 tires or 22x10.5 wheels with 285/35/22 tires. Since I do not drive the SUV on long distance trips, I do not mind the trade-off of an aggressive / concave look over a slight decrease in comfort and a slight increase in road noise at highway speeds. However, I can tell you for sure that handling has improved significantly. I was going down a winding off-ramp over 60mph with a posted speed of 40mph without hesitation. I would not be able to do the same with stock wheels and tires. I have made some tight turns with the steering wheel all the way to the left and right with no rubbing issues.

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Has there been any compromise on the firmness of the ride or maybe even the NVH levels? Just curious as the OEM 20"s have proven to be a bit firm on the ride so with these 22"s then I assume even more? Looks great though...
 
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2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature
Has there been any compromise on the firmness of the ride or maybe even the NVH levels? Just curious as the OEM 20"s have proven to be a bit firm on the ride so with these 22"s then I assume even more? Looks great though...
Yes, due to the tire wall being smaller there is a compromise on the firmness of the ride and the noise levels when traveling at highway speeds. I would definitely consider switching back to the OEM 20"s if I was going on a road trip.

IMO, the custom black wheels makes my CX-9 a lot more aggressive with style =) Even my wife who isn't into customizing anything agrees after she saw it for the first time.
 
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BMW X5 SAV
Finally got my custom wheels! After spending hours and days pondering over what wheels and size I should get, I decided on these 22” gloss black wheels to give it an aggressive look without breaking the bank.
I was afraid that these wheels would not fit but luckily, the shop where I purchased these from did a fit test for me.

Wheel Specs -
Curva Concept C50 (Low Pressure Cast)
22X10.5 with 40 offset all around. It is almost flushed with the fender.
Bolt Pattern: 5x114.3mm or 5x4.5 inches
Weight: 37-38 pounds each

Tires –
Continental Extreme Contact DWS 06
285/35/22

I was debating between these tires or the Nexen Rodian HP (SUV tires) for the 285/35/22 setup. But if I had gotten the 265/40/22 tire with the 22x9 wheel, I would have gone with the OEM tire Falken Ziex stz05. For the wheels, I was debating for the longest time between 22x9 wheels with 265/40/22 tires or 22x10.5 wheels with 285/35/22 tires. Since I do not drive the SUV on long distance trips, I do not mind the trade-off of an aggressive / concave look over a slight decrease in comfort and a slight increase in road noise at highway speeds. However, I can tell you for sure that handling has improved significantly. I was going down a winding off-ramp over 60mph with a posted speed of 40mph without hesitation. I would not be able to do the same with stock wheels and tires. I have made some tight turns with the steering wheel all the way to the left and right with no rubbing issues.

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I joined just to tell you I think this looks fantastic and is a huge improvement over stock. In fact, this has put the CX-9 on my shopping list as before I just didn't dig the look, but this makes it much more aggressive looking. Great job.
 

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2017 Mazda CX9 Signature
Bobhope - You still here? Curious how they have worked out for you long term?
 

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