Here is my Sportage.
With 30" tires before lift it did rub a little. Not a lot, but I hated having to worry about the bumps.

Rims are American Racing 767 15x8 with 4" backspacing.

After the 3" lift, no more rubbing worries.
And it looks a hell of a lot better!

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