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Tires by themselves aren`t going to do much. You can only get so far off from stock size before it`s counter productive. Doing wheels is an entirely different discussion. Wheels are changed for any number of reasons, most often because they just look good. The obvious here is to go with close to stock size for purposes of ease and compatibility. When things get complicated is when you start wanting to deviate from stock size. My wheels and tires are not stock size, yet they (in my opinion) look better, and they`re lighter. I had to find wheels with a certain set of measurements to get them to fit appropriately. Plenty of people put wheels that absolutely do not fit correctly on their vehicles. I`m not one of the folks who finds that look pleasant.
Is it worth it to swap tires only to something vastly different from stock? Not really. Is it worth it to swap the wheels and tires? Sure, if you are intending to change the look of the car or the feel of the ride, or possibly improve the performance. Wheels are not considered a "performance" modification, and shouldn`t really be thought of as such, but wheels much lighter than stock can help the car accelerate more quickly (but they tend to be more fragile, and light wheels that are strong tend to be very expensive).
I hope that helps answer some of your question. Jump onto the wheel and tire thread and see what others have done, read about the different wheels specs and how they fit. There`s a lot of info available.