Thanks to the popularity of installing larger and or different wheels on cars and trucks there is a huge array of wheel styles and sizes to choose from. And along with the vast array of options comes the potential for confusion about which wheel will fit on a given vehicle. There are a number of different criteria that need to be taken into account when selecting wheels for your vehicle.
Determine your bolt pattern. The first step in ensuring that a particular wheel will fit on your car is to find the bolt pattern of the hub. For example, a common VW bolt pattern is 4×100, which means that there are four lug holes and the holes are 100-mm across from the opposing hole.