Best Fuel Efficient Bike Tyres
Published On 07-Aug-2020 21:57:13
Know the two-wheeler tyres which help you save fuel
Saving fuel is the top priority of every bike owner especially if it falls in the commuter segment. The majority of two-wheelers sold in the 100cc to 125cc category are aligned towards giving better mileage figures as buyers of this segment have a high demand for the same. Even after purchasing these bikes, they tend to take extreme care to not waste fuel at traffic signals, and hence, switch off the ignitions when not required. For such mileage conscious buyers, even tyre companies have come up with tyres that aid fuel economy.
We have shortlisted some of the best fuel efficient bike tyres to help you save more fuel per kilometre in the long run. Here we go:
TVS ATT 325
Price: Rs 1,380
Size available: 2.75 x 18 42P 4PR
Compatible bikes: Hero Achiever, Bajaj V, Yamaha Crux, Yamaha Enticer, Hero Glamour, Hero HF Dawn, Mahindra Centuro, Hero Splendor Family, Hero CD Dawn, Hero Passion Pro, Hero Passion and many more.
The TVS ATT 325 is a hard compound tyre which makes it wear uniformly and extends its life. Moreover, the tyre comes with a central rib line groove which helps it evacuate water efficiently and enhances the wet traction. The rubber lends the right balance and stability at high speeds. It comes with a 5-year warranty from TVS. The combination of unique tread design and compound armours it with low rolling resistance. This eventually helps it return slightly better fuel economy figures. It gets a tube-type layout.
Price: Rs 1,550 – Rs 2075
Size available: 16, 17, 18 and 19-inch rim sizes with various width and sidewall combinations
Compatible bikes: Honda Shine, Hero Glamour, Hero Passion, Suzuki Hayate, TVS Star City Plus, TVS Star Sport, Yamaha FZS, Bajaj Pulsar RS 200, TVS Apache RTR 160, Honda Unicorn, Royal Enfield Bullet 350, Yamaha Fazer and many more.
The CEAT Milaze has a long range of tyre sizes to its name. Designed to offer long tread life, the Milaze series gets prominent Nylon casing which adds another layer of protection to the tyres against the cuts and abrasions. Given its mixture having more hard compound, the tyre gets excellent durability. The rubber offers impressive wet and dry grip alongside aiding in the overall fuel economy of the bike.
MRF Nylogrip Zapper
Price: Rs 1,200 – Rs 1,800
Size available: 10, 18 and 19 rim sizes
Compatible bikes: Honda Activa, Suzuki Access, Honda Dio, Hero Maestro Edge, Hero Achiever, Bajaj V, Bajaj Caliber, Yamaha Enticer, Hero Glamour, Hero HF Dawn, Mahindra Centuro and Royal Enfield Classic.
A preferred tyre in scooters, the MRF Nylogrip Zapper range extends to high-performance bikes too. The unique tread pattern with lateral grooves and a central rib groove ensures uniform tyre wear and easy channelling of water. The sticky compound lends excellent handling to the two-wheeler even at high speeds. The low rolling resistance makes MRF Nylogrip Zapper aid in returning better fuel efficiency in the bike.
Michelin City Pro
Price: Rs 1,220 – Rs 2,865
Size available: 10, 12, 17 and 18 rim sizes rim sizes with various width and sidewall combinations
Compatible bikes: Suzuki Access, Honda Activa, Honda Aviator, Hero Maestro Edge, Bajaj CT100, Moto Guzzi MGX, Bajaj Platina, TVS Phoenix, TVS Sport, TVS Star City+, TVS Victor, Honda CB Shine, Ducati monster 821 dark, Kawasaki Ninja Super Sport and many more.
The Michelin City Pro gets robust shoulder and strong sidewall which lend it with protection on bad roads and enhance load capacity. Coming from the house of Michelin, the City Pro gives excellent grip and handling on straight as well as curved roads. It gets optimum bridging technology for longer life. It too gets a 5-year warranty.