Best Wheels For Ford Raptor

The Ford Raptor is a beast on the road and is equally as menacing off the road. Thanks to its wide stance, incredible suspension and its ability to fit massive wheels straight out of the box. It’s no wonder this vehicle has become so popular among 4×4 enthusiasts. 360Link stocks a wide range of wheels specifically to suit the Ford Raptor from 17-22″ with everything from tough bead lock styles through to classy and clean..

What are the Best Wheels for a Ford Raptor?

This depends greatly on how you use your vehicle and the style you are looking for, in this guide we will provide information to help you make an informed decision.

The most popular sizes range from 17″ to 20″ in diameter, have a width of 8.5″ to 9″- We will go into more detail with this below.

If you are going off the beaten track and use your Ranger Raptor for a larger amount of off-road work, then the best wheels for a Ford Raptor would most likely be a 17″ or 18″ option with an all terrain or rugged terrain tyre would provide you greater off road traction with an increased amount of ride comfort.
Paired with a 285/70R17 Kenda Klever A/T2 or Kenda Klever R/T this becomes a very capable package. If you are looking for something more aggressive to tackle the toughest of obstacles, the Kenda Klever M/T2 KR629 is the tyre for you. If the vehicle has been lifted e.g. a 2″ lift, some customers will opt for an oversize tyre such as a 33×12.5R17 or 35×12.5R17 in the Kenda patterns, however some additional modification may be required for this due to the increased rolling diameter.

What are the Best Wheels for a Ford Raptor if you spend most of your time on the road but would like to retain the capability for occasional off-road use? The 20″ diameter wheel is still proving to be the most popular for Ford Ranger Raptor’s in New Zealand. The Best Wheels for Ford Raptors in a 20″ option with a capable All Terrain or Rugged Terrain again such as the Kenda Klever A/T2 KR628 or Kenda Klever R/T KR601 may be the balance you are looking for. Tyre sizes to match this are usually the 285/55R20. If the vehicle is lifted, a 33×12.5R20 or 35×12.5R20 becomes the next most popular choice.

We have developed a fitment guide with recommended options to help you find the Best Wheels for your Ford Ranger below. These options have width, offset, brake clearance and load rating all taken into account to provide the best fitment for your vehicle.

17″ Options

18″ Options

20″ Options

What is the Best Wheel offset for Ford Raptor?

The same offset rules apply to the fitment whether you choose a 17″, 18″ or 20″ wheel.

PX3 Ranger Raptor +20 to +40 (et20 to et40)

Next-Gen Ranger Raptor +30 to +40 offset (et30 to et40)

Brands such as Recon, Alpha, Kudos and Sniper have been specifically developed to suit the utes and 4wd’s we have in our market. These wheels incorporate a range of widths, offsets and load ratings specific to these vehicles needs. This makes these wheels the best for Ford Raptors as they have been developed with vehicles like this in mind.

If you are looking for inspiration on style, it is best to check out our Gallery.

Common trends in the market show a 17″ and 18″ beadlock style look is proving to be the most popular such as the Alpha Podium or Sniper Ballistic. In 20″ the most popular is a deep concave wheel such as the Alpha Gauntlet2, Recon Force or Recon Delta.

Alpha Wheels for Ford Ranger Raptor

Alpha wheels are fast becoming the wheel of choice for New Zealand 4wd owners. Alpha Wheels are renowned for their aggressive styling specifically tailored for utes, SUV’s, 4×4’s and off-road vehicles. Sizes range from 16″ to 20″ with concave, beadlock or dished styles to choose from in a variety of finishes to match your taste.

Recon Wheels for Ford Ranger Raptor

Recon Wheels are one of the most popular wheels for 4×4 vehicles in New Zealand. Providing the perfect balance of both form and function. Each style is available is a large range of finishes, with industry leading load ratings and superior quality.

Sniper Wheels for Ford Ranger Raptor

Sniper Wheels are designed in Australia and engineered to withstand the harshest conditions or loads, without sacrifice in design. Sniper wheels provide some of the largest load ratings in the industry and have filled a very important niche in today’s 4×4 driver needs.

Selecting the best wheels for your Ford Raptor isn’t easy, however with our comprehensive range and decades of experience, the team at 360link is committed to providing the best products and service in the industry. Whether you have a stock model or a heavily modified Ford Ranger Raptor, 360Link offers a wide range of options to suit your style or requirements. Our range is continuously growing, keep an eye out as we continue to design and develop the Best Wheels for Ford Raptor in the years to come!

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