A Sahara will only go to 33's without a lift or replacing the fenders. If you use Rubi fenders, you can do 35's.I can't decide between 35 or 33s. Not interested in a lift, pretty much a pavement princess, but not against off-roading (just never done it). This is my 5th wrangler and I've always said when the stock tires wear out I would replace, and I've never done it...so here I am. I love the Nitto ridge grapplers, great look. Anyone with pics and advice would be greatly appreciated!
That said, some tires that claim to be 35x11.5 or 12 are only 33.9" and might fit a mall crawler.
For my money being you suggest it is only going to be on pavement, I would do 33x11.5's on stock rims. They will fit well and certainly fill out the wells.