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No problem. You should be able to look at some of the wheels available for the Escape and Bronco Sport but wait until the offset for the Maverick is available before ordering. As long as you stick with a tire the same diameter you’re speedometer with will be accurate. Websites like TireRack and CarID are a good place to start.
 

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Offset has been confirmed from a SEMA member business, its 37.5mm. This is same as Ford Bronco Sport. But that does not tell you available space till you hit suspension or rub fender. Using the Bronco Sport as substitute:

Claims biggest to fit no rub :

So they say 245/65R17 doesn't rub at all. That tire makes it 29.5in in diameter, 9.6in width (tire not rim, usually the widest variable of the two). The article doesn't specifically mention if they max'd out both width and diameter. Looking up that rim its a 17x7.5in @ 35mm offset. That makes it 0.5in closer to fender well, 0.23in closer to inner suspension, and stick 0.47in farther out than a stock 225/65/R17 (same as Maverick XLT oem tires).

Closest matches (rim can be 7-8.5in wide):

235/50/R20 @ 40mm offset (a lot of 20in rims use this offset) = 0.4 closer to fender well, 0.28 closer to inner suspension, 0.12 farther out
245/50/R20 @ 35mm offset = 0.55 closer to fender well, 0.23 closer to inner suspension, 0.47 farther out

The big question is inner suspension clearance. I watched a video on Bronco Sport and he said had good room for both height clearance to strut pillar and in back to suspension. If 0.23in closer to inner suspension is not max, and we can get closer to 0.5 like the height, we can definitely go wider tire.

This is also for my reference but hopefully it helps somebody else.

*Disclaimer: We don't know how close Bronco Sport is to Maverick in this specific area, this is just my rabbit hole I went down, no promises 😄
 

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No problem. You should be able to look at some of the wheels available for the Escape and Bronco Sport but wait until the offset for the Maverick is available before ordering. As long as you stick with a tire the same diameter you’re speedometer with will be accurate. Websites like TireRack and CarID are a good place to start.
Please explain "the offset"
 

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Offset- The distance usually quoted in millimeters that the mounting face of the wheel is away from the centerline of the wheel . A positive offset moves the wheel in towards the strut and a negative offset moves the wheel outboard (closer to the fender)
The Bronco Sport wheels are quoted with a +38.5mm offset. If you were to find the same size wheel width with a +45mm offset, the wheel assembly would move further in towards the strut by 6.5mm compared to the stock wheel.
If you had for example a 17x 7 wheel with a 38.5mm offset and replaced it with a 17x 8 inch wheel with the same 38.5mm offset, the wheel would grow 1/2" in towards the strut and 1/2" out towards the fender.
It is possible to go wider with wheels and monkey around with the offset to fit really wide rims. Just understand how changing the offset helps with clearances.
 

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Offset- The distance usually quoted in millimeters that the mounting face of the wheel is away from the centerline of the wheel . A positive offset moves the wheel in towards the strut and a negative offset moves the wheel outboard (closer to the fender)
The Bronco Sport wheels are quoted with a +38.5mm offset. If you were to find the same size wheel width with a +45mm offset, the wheel assembly would move further in towards the strut by 6.5mm compared to the stock wheel.
If you had for example a 17x 7 wheel with a 38.5mm offset and replaced it with a 17x 8 inch wheel with the same 38.5mm offset, the wheel would grow 1/2" in towards the strut and 1/2" out towards the fender.
It is possible to go wider with wheels and monkey around with the offset to fit really wide rims. Just understand how changing the offset helps with clearances.
Thank YOU that is most helpful
 
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