2020 Auto Expo: New Maruti Vitara Brezza revealed, here are the best tyres
Published On 26-May-2021
Along with the introduction of petrol powertrain and cosmetic updates, are there any changes in the wheel area? Read on to know.
With an impeccable record of selling more than 5 lakh units in its initial four years, Maruti Vitara Brezza is back with its mid-life update. Launched yesterday at the Auto Expo, the 2020 Vitara Brezza features 1.5L SHVS K15 petrol unit, which currently serves the Ciaz, Ertiga, and XL6. The facelift also hosts minor exterior changes.. Existing Vitara Brezza line-up comprises of single 1.3L engine with manual and automatic transmission options.
The ‘glamourous’ mini SUV by Maruti Suzuki India features 16-inch tyres across all trims with width variations. The starting trims LDi and VDi are shod with 205/60 R 16 tyres with steel wheels, while the top-end ZDi and ZDi+ trim receive 215/60 R 16 tyres with all-black gloss alloy wheels. Both size tyres come with radial construction and are tubeless in layout.
In India, several tyre manufacturers offer quality tyres for the Maruti Vitara Brezza SUV. So let’s have a quick look at some of the prominent and reliable tyre patterns made available by well-known tyre brands.
JK UX Royale
Price: Rs 5710-6170 (approximately)
The tyre with 5-rib asymmetric tread design delivers quality ride comfort with variable draft groove technology. Its stiff shoulder blocks at the tread allow superior handling in city and on highway roads. Waffle groove design arrests road noise resulting in calm high-speed drives. With the ability to go as high as 240 km/hr, it uses a compound that wears evenly leading to better and maintenance-free tread life.
Bridgestone Turanza T001
Price: Rs 7424-8708 (approximately)
Intended towards premium comfort and safety, T001 is designed for brilliant high-speed performance. Internationally, an original equipment tyre to premium vehicles it endows outstanding traction while braking in wet. Its unique tread pattern coupled with noise reduction expertise translates into unruffled driving. Low rolling, high tread life, and excellent manoeuvrability are some of the other USPs of the tyre.
Michelin Primacy 4ST
Price: Rs 7575-9202 (approximately)
Introduced in India in 2019, Primacy 4ST is a premium tyre for daily commute with comfort, safety and reliability as high points. With significant silence and comfort levels, it surpasses its direct competitors by a sizable margin in the segment. The excellent braking performance under damp conditions is ascertained by the asymmetric tread design, while rigid shoulder allows confident cornering at high speed.
Pirelli P6 Cint
Price: Rs 7326-892 (approximately)
High on comfort, mileage and performance, the premium tyre has been an OE tyre to leading luxury cars worldwide. The Green flagship tyre in the Cinturato range produces low noise and exceptional safety at high speed. Claimed as value-for-money tyre by Pirelli, it provides high level of comfort with minimal environmental impact in the making. Its greener compound uses no high aromatic oils, while low rolling ensures high fuel-saving every time.
Yokohama Earth-1 E400
Price: Rs 6381-7592 (approximately)
The ‘designed for India’ tyres, as claimed by Yokohama, come with slightly aggressive symmetric tread pattern. The tyre features unique structure uses high bead filler and thicker inner liner with dual-ply construction for better stability on Indian roads. Use of specially blend polymer – with anti-wear, grip and chip resistance – and high-grade carbon leads to better wear rate and longevity. The grooves evacuate water effectively preventing aquaplaning risk.