One of the big positives of steel wheels (aside from the fact they're cheaper than alloys) is that you can personalise them very easily. So if your car or van needs a little refresh, it's incredibly easy to add a set of wheel trims. We've had a look online and found some great looking wheel trims that'll fit 16-inch rims. And the best part is, they're all great value for money.
the best value 16-inch wheel trims
1. Versaco Car Wheel Trims Luxury 16 Inch Set
Versaco has a good reputation for wheel trims and the 'luxury' set here is a great budget option from the brand. Made from top-quality plastics and featuring a modern design, they will instantly refresh any vehicle and will last a long time, too.Pros:Top-qualityStylish designCons:More expensive option
2. Top Tech Motion 16 Inch Wheel Trims
A simple design can be effective at changing how your car looks. This set may not be the most visually interesting but it is made of top-quality plastics and will change how your car looks. Pros:Good qualityCons:Some will find it bland-looking
3. Top Tech Speed 16 Inch Wheel Trims
If the only thing you're interested in when buying some new wheel trim is the price, then look no further than this set. Good value for money, these should refresh your car on a tight budget. They're fairly attractive too, even if they aren't the most interesting of designs. Pros:Good value for moneyCons:A bit bland
4. Top Tech Revolution 16 Inch Wheel Trims
If you're after something a bit different than silver, this wheel trim might be an option. Finished in glossy black, it features pretend chrome wheel nuts and features a stylish spoke design. Pros:Nice glossy finish Cons:They are a little flimsy
The best wheel trim accessories
1. Reulin 100 Pcs Cable Ties
Zip ties are sometimes used to further secure wheel trims to the wheel. They're by no means necessary, but offer a bit more peace of mind. They're also a handy thing to keep in the garage at all times. This set contains 100 of them.
2. eBoot 8 Pieces Tire Stem Valve Caps
While you're transforming the look of your car with wheel trims, why not also invest in some cool looking dust caps? This smart-looking black set is made of aluminium and should also prevent dust from entering your tyres. This set also comes with eight caps, enough for two vehicles.
3. Autotek AT00STW500 500ml Steel Wheel Paint
If your steel is looking a little tired and you want to freshen it up, this paint from Autotek is a good shout. With a nice glossy finish, it'll transform the look of your wheels and provide a fast-drying durable finish, too.
What you need to know about 16-inch wheel trims:
Will they fit my vehicle?
All of these wheel trims are designed to fit 16-inch rims. To find this out you need to look at your vehicle's tyres. We've got a very useful guide to understanding your tyres here but as long as your tyre shows 'R 16' you'll be able to add these wheel trims to your car.
It's also worth mentioning that wheel trims will only work on steel wheels. If you have alloys and are wanting to freshen them up, why not look at getting some alloy wheel cleaner?
How do I add 16-inch wheel trims to my car?
Wheel trims are very easy to add to your car and can be done by someone with next to no mechanical knowledge. And the best part is, you don't need any tools to fit them.
- Clean your steel wheels of any dirt and dust.
- Align the inner metal ring of the wheel trim with the tyre valve on your wheel.
- Push the wheel trim onto the wheel and apply pressure until it has clicked into place.
- Repeat for the other wheels.