BMW wheel style 96

The BMW wheel style 96 is part of bmw’s lineup of original wheel styles.
The bmw Style 96 wheel is available in diameters of 17″ inches, with a bolt pattern of 5×120.
This is the original wheel style for the bmw series E36 and E46, however it might fit other models given the specifications match below with the replacement wheel.The style given to this wheel is best described as Star Spoke.

BMW wheel style 96

BMW wheel style 96 Technical Specifications & Parts 

Part Number Part Name Part Details Search for Part
36116755857 Light alloy rim 8JX17 ET:47 search for part
36136781150 Wheel bolt black M12X1,5 search for part
36136768524 Hub cap D=162MM search for part
36136767550 BMW insignia stamped with adhesive film D=64,5MM search for part
36121116326 Rubber valve L=42,5MM search for part
36146792829 Screw-in valve, RDC search for part
36141095389 Valve search for part
36121120779 Valve caps search for part
36111095436 Valve caps RDC search for part
36132294421 Hub cap puller search for part
BMW models for which the BMW wheel style 96 fits: E36 E46 Z3

Will the BMW wheel style 96 fit on your BMW?

Bear in mind that it could be dangerous to run your BMW on tires or wheels they aren’t designed to fit. If you are unsure about your current wheel specifications, please check our BMW wheel fitment chart and guide


Insert your existing BMW wheel and tire dimensions, and the sizes of the BMW wheel style 96, and the outcome will be shown on the diagram. The strut shown in the diagram below is for illustration purpose only.

Existing Tyre
Existing Wheel

Above values are only examples! If unsure of your current wheel size? Check here!

Existing Tyre
Existing Wheel

Above values are only examples! Change values to view fittment.


are automatically applied below

The diagram is only for show to help you visualize your tires and wheel fitment of your new setup.

Tire Width - The width of your tire in millimeters. 195/55ZR15

Tire Profile - The ratio of tire wall width to tire width. 195/55ZR15

Tire Diameter - The diameter of your wheels in inches. 195/55ZR15

Offset - the distance from the center of the wheel to the mounting face in mm. ET20

Rim Width - The width of your rims in inches. 7.5JX17

Inches Original Wheel New Wheel Difference
Diameter %
Circumference %
Sidewall %
Width %
Wheel Revolutions

What is the recommended tire pressure for the BMW wheel style 96?

The tire pressure for the BMW wheel style 96 will depend on your BMW model. Most BMW models like the BMW 3 Series and the BMW 3 Series, have a recommended tire pressure of 32 PSI (2.2 Bar). However, you should always double-check this for your specific BMW model. You can find out the recommended tire pressure for your BMW, by checking the the sticker on the inside edge of the driver’s door or, check your owner’s manual if you still have the same type of tires that came with the vehicle.