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Ramit Anand

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Anuj Guptavia Facebook

i want to change two tyre of my graind i10 the dealer ask me for 165-70 is gud is it ok or 165-65

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Hello Anuj,

If the stock tyres on your i10 is 155/80 R13, then you should go for 165/80 R13.

However, if you are going for 14" rim tyres, then 165/70 R14 will be the right size. I would recommend that you get wheels balanced and properly aligned after fitting new tyres. This will ensure proper wearing of tyres and precise steering control.

Regards,

Ramit

Siva Prasadvia Google

I have i10 and need to replace now. Pl let me which brand is safer and durable.

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Hi Siva,

 

These two things are contradicting. A softer compound will offer good grip for better braking under emergency situations but will wear out faster. Harder rubber will last long but braking performance will be poorer. You have to find balance based on your usage.

I'd recommend the Michelin Energy XM2. It has only three centre gutters in the centre to hold water on wet roads as there more channels to push it outward. That increases the amount of rubber in contact with the surface. So you get good dry and wet weather grip with more rubber to shred before it's time to replace.

Here's the link:

https://tyres.cardekho.com/michelin/energy-xm2/155-80-r13-79t-tubeless

Falken Sincera is another option that's also cheaper than the XM2 but won't last as long as the XM2.

https://tyres.cardekho.com/falken/sincera-sn835/155-80-r13-79t-tubeless

Both of these tyres will be quieter and grippier than the factory tyres you got with your car. The improvement will be noticeable.

 

--Mahesh

Prabhat Singhvia Google

Hi i m using grand i10 CRDi sports model with company fitted tyre. I m going for all 4 tyre change. Travelling is about 2500 km/month city with around 1000 km highway and mountains quaterly. Please suggest .

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Hi Prabhat,

Bridgestone Turanza AR20 would be a pretty good tyre for your i10 . If you want something economical then go for MRF ZVTS.

Regards

shahid Husainvia Google

Hii I want to upsize my hyundai i10 tyre from 155 80 r13 to 185 80 r13 can it workjQuery22307280697335954756_1486179975333??

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Hi Shahid,

The right upsize would be 185/70 R13. However, please keep in mind that this would make the ride quality bumpy, the handling may not be precise and the fuel efficiency will drop by a few kilometres. Due to the added weight of the wider tyres the steering could also feel heavy.

The benefits of thi upsize is that the vehicle would get more road grip and braking will be more efficient.

Regards

 

dinesh dubeyvia Google

Hi Sidharth Which tyres are suitable for my i10....currently i am using Michelin and it runs around 55000 km currently....now i want to know how much other tyres run like MRF,Bridgestone etc.......this is why if all tyres running are almost same then i will look for some economical opton,

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Hi Dinesh,

In terms of tread life Michelin and Bridgestone run good for 45000-50000 kms or a bit more, depending upon how you use them. Same is the case with MRF.

So in case you are looking for economical options for your i10 and long tread life is a major deciding factor for you then you can look at buying MRF ZVTS.

Even though it is a pretty good tyre yet please understand that MRF would not perform as good as Michelin or Bridgestone due to factors like tread pattern, compound formulation etc. If it still fits your budget then you can look at buying  Bridgestone Turanza AR20. It will cost you less than Michelin Energy XM2 and would perform pretty well.

Regards

antony Fernandovia Google

Hi Siddharth, what's the major difference between Bridgestone and Michelin. I have an i10 which came with Bridgestone tyres. I am thinking of replacing all 4 tyres. I would like to go for the best. which one would you suggest ?

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Hi,

Both Michelin and Bridgestone are big brands in the tyre industry and produce very innovative and high quality products. What tyre will work best for you will depend on the exact tyre models you are comparing. The good tyres from both the brands are Bridgestone Turanza AR20, and Michelin Energy XM2. Both of them are equally matched tyres in terms of performance so you can't go wrong with either of them.

Regards

DevinaManoj Vaidyavia Facebook

Can I replace all four Tyre of my Grand i10 Sports DRDI 165 65 r14 with 165 70 r14?

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Hi,

Yes, you can go ahead and upsize to 165/70R14 tyre from 165/65R14 size. After upsize the speedmeter will be off by about 2.9% but this is negligible. Moreover the ride quality of your vehicle should improve after the upsize as the greater sidewall height will soak up the bumps well.

Regards

Aromal

I own a hyundai Grand i10 and im using stock 165/65R14 tyres i need to upgrade to eagle F1 tyres what size would be preferable if i upsize and current market rates ? Upto what size can i can upgrade on the same alloys and is there any decrease in mileage?

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Hi Aromal,

Please try out tyredekho upsize tool- http://tyres.cardekho.com/tyre-upsize.The best upsize in my opinion would be 185/60R14. Also see the list of tyres available on tyredekho.com- http://tyres.cardekho.com/hyundai-tyres/grand-i10-tyresThe upsize that I have recommended you will not look oversized in your car and should only marginally effect the fuel efficiency of your car. It's possible that you might not even notice it.

Regards

Bipin kumar

Dear sir, My car is Hyundai i10 and standard tyre size is 155/80r13, but now I am using Yokohama A drive 175/70r13, now tyre is about to change and I am looking for bridgestone tyre of size 165/80r13 or similar, please suggest me on that and is it advisable to upsize the tyre.

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Hi Bipin,

175/70R13 was a good upsize for the i10 and you can again go for the same size. However, you can also go with 165/80R13. Both the tyre size have less than 3% diameter variance compared to the stock size therefore, its advisable.

Regards 

Rahul Malhotra

I have a Hyundai i10, bought in November 2012. It's run more than 40,000km. The car is mostly run on highways and industrial places. Please suggest the best tyres for my car, applicable for these kind of conditions.

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Since most of your travel includes highways and presumably bad roads, I'd suggest you to opt for Bridgestone Turanza tyres. They will take any amount of abuse, have longer life and offer decent levels of road-grip under all conditions.  

You can check them on the link below,

http://tyres.cardekho.com/bridgestone/turanza-ar20/155-80-r13-79h-tubeless

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