I am a potential CMax owner and have a question about wheels. We are looking at buying a lightly used 2013 CMax SEL. My wife and I have talked about maybe swapping wheels just to make the CMax a tad more sporty; our preference is to use another Ford OEM wheel rather than an aftermarket wheel.
From what I can gather there are several Fusion wheels that have the same bolt pattern - 5-108. We like (what I gather to be) part number DS7Z-1007-N. When I spoke to the parts department at the Ford dealer he told me that he couldn't guarantee compatibility. When I asked why he said that there might be clearance issues with the calipers, etc. He said he wasn't certain that they were incompatible, but that he wasn't sure they were, either.
The wheels are non-returnable. Obviously I don't want to buy wheels that won't work. Does anyone have any experience or knowledge on this?
Also, when I was looking at the Fusion wheel part numbers, there were two - one described as "type 1" - the other described as 'type 2." The type 2 wheels were significantly more expensive. Any idea what the difference is?