Golf cart wheels and tires are key to ensuring your cart serves all your needs. The right golf cart wheels and tires will allow you to travel different terrains, and they can be a key part of ensuring that your cart is street legal and can be used on roads.
Modern golf cart tires and tubeless, and golf cart wheels and tires are available in several sizes and tread patterns.
Before you can understand your golf cart wheels and tires better, you should know the difference between wheels, tires, and rims.
The tire is a large piece of big rubber shaped around the silver metal that helps support the tire.
There are two main tire types available for golf carts:
• Low Profile Tires
These tires are thinner and more versatile. Most low profile tires are available in 8, 10, 12, and 14-inch sizes.
• High Profile/All Terrain Tires
These tires are designed for off-roading and are thicker than low profile tires. They are available in sizes such as 8, 10, 12, and 14-inches.
Depending on the surface you are using your golf cart on, you may require DOT approved or turf approved tires.
• DOT Approved
These tires have been certified by the Department of Transportation and are designed for road use.
• Turf Approved
Turf approved tires are designed for use on a golf course. They are designed to provide less slip so that you don’t have to worry about rain affecting your ability to drive your cart. Furthermore, these are also crafted so that they won’t tear up the course.
Wheels / Rims
Wheels and rims are the same thing. These are the silver metal that helps provide support to the tire.
If you’re looking for a way to personalize your golf cart, wheels offer a fun way to add a bit of personality to your cart. You can buy wheels in several different finishes, depending on your preferences. Some of the most common finishes for golf carts are:
The wheels can make a significant difference to the way your cart looks, so make sure to choose a finish that you find attractive.