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Shantanu Kulkarnivia Google

Which is the best brand of tyre for i20 magna , want to change all 4 tyres

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Hello Shantanu,

Since you are looking for best tyres, I would recommend Michelin Energy XM2 or Bridgestone Turanza AR20. Both these tyres offer superior wet and dry traction along with a very comfortable ride quality and long tread life. Needless to say, these tyres run high on safety.

If you want tyres that offer best ride comfort, then Michelin Energy XM2 would be a tad better than Bridgestone Turanza,
Regards,

Ramit Anand

Dalston Diasvia Google

I have a I-20 2010 model. Done 40000 KMS on existing Apollo tyres which came with the car. Recommend me tyres which will last me for 3-4 years when I plan to sell the car. Help me to choose within mrf and Apollo.

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Hi Dalston,

 

I'm not sure what variant of I20 you drive. So I'll give you recommendations for both the available tyre sizes that were available in your 2010 i20. In approx 7 years you drove 40000km. An average of 6000km a year. At this rate, you'll need a tyre that can last 24000km. Pretty much all tyres will last this much. So, I'm suggesting softer compound tyres that offer good grip and a bit less road noise.

Era and Magna: 175/70 R14

Apollo Alnac: Good noise insulation and water evacuation for wet roads

https://tyres.cardekho.com/apollo/alnac/175-70-r14-84t8-tubeless

MRF ZVTV: Hard compound will give long life and good fuel efficiency, will be noisy at higher speeds

https://tyres.cardekho.com/mrf/zvtv/175-70-r14-84t-tubeless

 

If you're willing to look at more options:

Bridgestone B290: Contains road noise very well, much grippier than the tyres you go from the factory.

https://tyres.cardekho.com/bridgestone/b290/175-70-r14-84t-tubeless

Falken Sincera: good stopping power compared to the B290 and good wet grip but will be noisier than the B290

https://tyres.cardekho.com/falken/sincera-sn835/175-70-r14-84t-tubeless

 

Sportz and Asta: 185/65 R14

Apollo Alnac 4G

https://tyres.cardekho.com/apollo/alnac-4gs/185-65-r14-86h17-tubeless

Other options:

Bridgestone MY02: Looks good, offers good grip in dry conditions, wet grip is nothing exceptional

https://tyres.cardekho.com/bridgestone/my02/185-65-r14-86h-tubeless

Yokohama Earth1: A nice all-rounder.

https://tyres.cardekho.com/yokohama/earth-1e400/185-65-r14-86h-tubeless

 

--Mahesh

Madhusudan Rfvia Google

SIR, HAVE HYUNDAI I20 MAGNA (O) CAR WANT TO KNOW WHICH WILL BE BEST TYRE FOR MY CAR. AT PRESENT COMPANY FITTED TYRE LIFE IS ONLY 25% (APOLLO TYRE) SIZE R-14 . PLS ADVISE US WHICH ONE BEST ACCORDING TO LONG SUPPORT AND GREAT GRIP ON ROAD WITH SMOOTH DRIVING.

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Hello Madhusudan Rf,

Since your priorities include long tread life, durability and good ride comfort, I'd suggest you to go for Bridgestone Turanza AR20 tyre. This tyre offers great wet and dry traction along with a very comfortable ride quality. It comes with a good tread life because of Silica based tyre compound.

If you want somethong better then go for Michelin Energy XM2 tyre. This tyre would offer better control and comfort than Turanza.

In case you want an economical option then go for Bridgestone B290.

Regards

Vikas

My car is elite i20 with alloye weals,plz tell me what are the advantages and disadvantages of alloys?

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Hi Vikas,

Advantages- Lightweight, Enhances Looks

Disadvantages- Cheap and low quality Alloy wheels can crack or get damaged on bad roads

 

dheeraj kaushal

I own elite i20 with tyre specifications 195/55 r16. Not happy with tyres that came from company. Grip is not that good. And there are lots of cracks on tyre as I drive in hilly areas. Suggest me some good tyre. And I want to upsize tyre. I want more wide tyre.. Please help.

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Hi Dheeraj,

Although the 195/55R16 is a good size for i20 but if you want to upsize then you can go for 205/55R16. Do consider the Bridgestone Ecopia EP150 or Potenza G3 tyres.

Regards

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