Used Vauxhall Alloy Wheel x5s

All used Vauxhall Alloy Wheel x5s listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list used car parts for Vauxhall are from premium breaker yards from across the UK, saving you up to 80% compared to main dealer prices.

About Alloy Wheel x5s

An alloy is a combination of two elements, one being a metal, producing a metal with different properties, that is stronger; often more lightweight; efficient at heat conduction; easy to shape into different formations; and more resistant to rust than the more commonly used steel. These are reasons why alloy is a popular choice as the material for car wheels. Modern manufactured alloy wheels are usually made of an alloy of aluminium but can also be made of an alloy of magnesium or chrome. 

The Vauxhall alloy wheel X5 are five strong and durable alloy wheels and the perfect replacement set of wheels for your car, plus a spare.

The wheels of a car are a crucial part of the car. Choosing the right wheels for a vehicle is important; they play a big part in how well the car handles on the road, affecting the performance and general efficiency of the car.  Being lighter the model> alloy wheel X5 can enhance the performance of a car by reducing the amount of fuel the car uses, improving steering performance acceleration and braking. Being excellent heat conductors means that with alloy wheels the brakes are less likely to fail when under pressure. Functionality and durability aren't the only reason alloy wheels are popular with car owners. Alloy wheels have a certain look and style that can enhance the aesthetic appeal of a car offering sleek bare metal finishes and various shapes, designs and styles of wheel, allowing drivers to customise and personalise their car.  

Although more resistant to corrosion than steel wheels, the Vauxhall alloy wheel X5 are likely to eventually become susceptible to rust and are particularly given to galvanic corrosion, which can lead to problems with the tyres letting out air. Alloy wheels should be protected with a cover, paint or a sealant which will increase their resistance to corrosion and regular cleaning will help to increase their lifespan and look. However, due to the amount of wear and tear they receive on the road, from adverse weather and debris such as stones, mud, sticks and water, as well as being prone to receiving dents, knocks and scratches, they will eventually need replacing. When purchasing replacement alloy wheels for your vehicle, make sure they are the right size for both the tyre and your car (using the wrong size wheel and tyre can cause damage to the car) and that they are compatible with the make and model of your car.  More expensive to produce than steel wheels’ alloy wheels are generally more expensive to buy.

Vauxhall trivia

  • The Vauxhall flagship vehicle is the Vauxhall Insignia. The family car has been in production since 2008 and was designed to replace the Vectra and the Signum. In the US, the Insignia is known by the rather grandiose name ‘Buick Regal’.
  • The colour yellow that Vauxhall uses on its cars is named 'Maddox Yellow,' after pensioner Richard Maddox had his Corsa vandalised. Residents of the small village of Arlington where Maddox lived thought the car and the colour were ugly!
  • The Lotus Elise might seem like a far way away from the average Vauxhall, but they do have some matching parts. Alright, so it's nothing engine wise, but the Corsa does have the same indicator and wiper stalks that can be found on the Series 2 Lotus Elise.
  • Not only did Vauxhall produce the first sports car in the world, but it was also the first company to produce a car that could go 100mph!
  • Vauxhall has been manufacturing cars continuously in Britain since 1903, making it the oldest car brand to survive in the UK.