2020 Tata Nexon Launched With BSVI Compliant Engine, Here Are The Best Tyres
Published On 17-Nov-2020 17:42:07
Loaded with more premium features, three trims get AMT choice, 16-inch tyres across line-up
The trendsetter SUV from Tata Motors, in its second iteration, comes heavily on the feature list. The facelifted 2020 Nexon is priced inside the bracket of Rs 6.95-12.7 lakh (ex-showroom). Besides rich attributes such as digital instrument cluster, sunroof, tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), and telematics system, it gets mature face with a new grille, new headlamps, revised front/rear bumper and blacked-out C-pillars, and reshaped taillights. Inside, the 5-star Global NCAP rating SUV gets light shade upholstery, improved infotainment system, and other ornamental updates. Powered by BS6 1.2L Revotron petrol (108bhp / 170Nm) and 1.5L Revotorq diesel (108bhp / 260Nm) engine, the new Nexon gets a choice of 6-speed manual and 6-speed AMT transmissions.
The NEX level SUV from Tata is installed with 195/60 R 16 tyres for the XE, XM, XZ variants. Moreover, the mid and high-end XMA, XZ+, XZ+(O), XZA+(O) variants are shod with larger 215/60 R 16 tyres. Wheel covers are offered for XM, XMA, XZ, variants, whilst XZ+, XZ+(O), XZA+, and XZA+(O) sport diamond-cut alloy wheels. The entire range comes with radial construction tyres with the tubeless layout.
So let’s know the best tyre choices available in the rim size of 195/60 R 16 and 215/60 R 16 for Nexon SUV.
Goodyear Assurance Triplemax (195/60 R 16 & 215/60 R 16)
Price: Rs 5500, 7551 (approximately)
The tyre with symmetric tread pattern is known for brilliant braking performance on wet and dry roads. An original equipment tyre for several car models worldwide, Triplemax gets functionalized polymer compound, which aids in low tyre rolling energy resulting in high fuel savings. Its wide-faced cavity ensures uniform distribution of pressure with maximum contact for stable ride quality at high speeds. One of the USPs of this tyre is controlled panic braking under wet conditions.
Yokohama BluEarth AE50 (195/60 R 16 & 215/60 R 16)
Price: Rs 6553 & 8180 (approximately)
Eco-friendly Yokohama tyre offers maximum traction under varied weather conditions alongside exceptional performance under damp setups. A rare combination of comfort, mileage and fuel efficiency, it uses special compound for outstanding manoeuvrability. Use of double silica promotes enhanced wet grip, while blend polymer aid in wear resistance properties. Advanced ‘noise-controlled pitch’ calls for a quiet ride on long stretches. Asymmetric tread design helps in even wear at inner sides, while non-penetrating grooves outside deliver superior cornering performance.
Bridgestone Turanza T001 (215/60 R 16)
Price: Rs 8708 (approximately)
The long-running Turanza series tyre provides class-leading stability at high speeds coupled with outstanding resistance to hydroplaning under wet settings. Irregular tread wear and minimal road noise is assured by the circumferential rib at the centre tread. The shoulder blocks are optimised for excellent braking and cornering control at speeds. Tested extensively for high braking force it remains stable under extreme wet and dry road situations.
Pirelli P6 Cinturato (215/60 R 16)
Price: Rs 8921 (approximately)
The luxury tyre from Pirelli, Cinturato P6 is made to excel under day-to-day city drives as well as highway excursions. The premium quality all-season tyre is energy efficient and provides high tyre mileage with reduced noise emissions. Enhanced stability and confident braking is effortless courtesy firm central rib at the tread. Its symmetrical tread design allows efficient braking in wet and dry road circumstances. For optimum grip under snow and wet surfaces, it gets exclusively designed 90-degree tread sections.
Michelin Primacy 3ST (195/60 R 16)
Price: Rs 7882 (approximately)
Developed with Asia-Pacific region in mind, the premium touring tyre in India is positioned above Energy XM2. It features Michelin Total Performance, a 4-in-1 technology – EvenPeak, CushionGuard, Stabiligrip, and FlexMax for comprehensive performance. Under wet settings, it stops 1.6m shorter than its segment rival. Claimed to last 25 percent longer than its predecessor, it ensures better comfort and noise-free ride quality. Moreover, its optimised tread design delivers excellent dry and wet performance.