Car Tyre Brands and Reviews


Which brand you think make the best car tyres in India?


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Bridgestone and Michelin are top 2 tyre manufacturers world-wide.

Bridgestone (Bridgestone Tyres India - Tyres, Car Tyres, Radial Tyres, Tubeless Tyres, Automobile Tyres, Tyre Manufacturer Company India) - So many OE tyres comes with BS basic tyres. Normally bit hard, have bit longer life but noisy, bad ride comes with it. Cost is pretty good.

Michelin (Michelin India - Michelin Tyres, Car Tyres, SUV Tyres, Light Truck Tyres, Motorcycle Tyres) - Bit pricey, but worth. Even basic tyres XM1+ also are silent and comfortable. Bit soft tyres so life might be little less on bad roads.
 
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Good comparison picture RSM but i think many of these brands are difficult to source in the market and the most preferred brands are missing here.
 
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Yes, so go for the best which are available.
I would say, the choice should limit to Continental CPC2 and Michelin Primary LC.
 
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I urgently need to replace the tyres on my sisters Wagon R LXi. Was thinking of going to the VXi size 155/65/R13. What are the VFM options available and latest prices. The car is used mainly in the city.
I'm getting Apollo Accelere in this size for Rs.2650/- per tyre with free fitting, nitrogen filling, balancing and wheel alignment.
 
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I changed 42000 km run MRF stock tyres of my wagonr bs3 ,.
Since last 20 k km , they use to skid on moderate braking, once I had to replace front bumper due to the skid induced collision.
Ride quality was so much deteriorated, that my father was cursing suzuki for making such aan unstable car.

New brand is 'XM2 mischelin' asymetric ,3050 rs/tire

My father felt improvement in ride quality immediately, he said now it is comparable to indigo ls[clap]
 

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re: Car Tyre Brands and Reviews.

Well in my experiences Bridgestone proved its reliabilty and lasted in our Versa till 45k kms for a period of 4 years and the tyre saw only 3 punctures till it was with us.It was used extensively and saw many bad roads.(the tyre rotation wasn't done in our ownership)

Our Eeco had Apollo tyres where it showed the balding sign when the odo was at 5000kms.Though it was used in the city.

Currently Alto has JK tyres, it has made a sounding backup and completed 15k kms, the tyres still looks afresh.
 
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Our Eeco had Apollo tyres where it showed the balding sign when the odo was at 5000kms.Though it was used in the city.
5000 km??? you sure ,i had complained in the Vento thread about Apollo tires(175width) wearing out very early,there was another Polo in the showroom with the same complaint.

As for Bridgestones they are decent tires, am impressed with Continental as i know a particular Esteem with 175 section tires & its doing really well considering most tires would loose grip/bald on the same car thanks to its driver.

But then i feel its totally wrong to say pros & cons based on the manufacturer.Michelin has got good value in India & seems like the obvious choice although little expensive but i feel every customer should take his time & check online/forums for other members who have used different tires on there cars to determine what they want,especially since you will be using them for atleast 30-40,000 km & can be a major factor in you car.Entirely choosing tires based on brand(among the premium ones) is not the best idea.
 
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5000 km??? you sure ,i had complained in the Vento thread about Apollo tires(175width) wearing out very early,there was another Polo in the showroom with the same complaint.
Yes i am! the threads started becoming thin and Eeco faced 1st punture when it had done 2k on the odo[cry], i don't drive recklessly nor played with it.

But then i feel its totally wrong to say pros & cons based on the manufacturer.Michelin has got good value in India & seems like the obvious choice although little expensive but i feel every customer should take his time & check online/forums for other members who have used different tires on there cars to determine what they want,especially since you will be using them for atleast 30-40,000 km & can be a major factor in you car.Entirely choosing tires based on brand(among the premium ones) is not the best idea.
Even the past experiences counts.
 
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Goodyear India expands performance category with Eagle F1 tyres.

Goodyear India expands performance category with Eagle F1 tyres.

Goodyear India, one of the country’s leading tyre companies, announced it is now manufacturing the stylish & performance –packed Eagle F1 GSD3 in India. Goodyear has recently launched several innovative global products in India like Duraplus and Assurance Fuel Max, the latter already recognized with the 2012 Product of the Year Award in the Tires Innovation Category in India. These products boast of leading market-back innovation, engineered to address the top needs of compact and mid-sized passenger car owners like long mileage, wet grip and fuel efficiency.

The launch of the stylish and performance-packed Eagle F1 series in India will certainly enhance Goodyear’s leading passenger tyre portfolio by targeting young and sporty consumers who are passionate about road performance and style and who want more performance from factory stock for their aftermarket-tuned sports cars and performance sedans. Leading the Eagle F1 launch line up and launched this month is the stylish Eagle F1 GSD-3 – a multiple award winning tyre in many parts of the world since its global inception in 1993. Originally designed in Europe and now made in India, this stylish radial comes with its iconic tread pattern and V-TREDTM Technology that enables exceptional traction and handling in both wet and dry road surface conditions.

The company says that the technology behind Eagle F1 GSD3 is One Tread Design stabilizes the tread for less squirm and precise wet and dry handling, extreme V-Tred Technology - sheds channel water out from the tyre surface and allows superb handling and control on wet roads. It further excels in wet conditions by delivering class leading hydroplaning resistance and traction. And also AquaSilTM Technology – innovative tread compound for enhanced grip, traction and braking in wet and dry road conditions.

Commenting on the tyre, DP Singh, Vice President, Consumer Business of Goodyear India Ltd, said, “The re-introduction of Eagle F1 GSD3 tyres is a result of in-depth research on the current mindset and needs of the young or young-at-heart Indian consumers with mid-segment cars. Such drivers aspire to own a sporty performance vehicle and will accessorize and modify their existing cars to give them those attributes.” Eagle F1 GSD3 will be offered in four sizes and will cater to many popular mid-segment cars like Maruti Swift, Maruti Ritz, Maruti Dzire, Hyundai i10, Hyundai i20, Honda City, providing a stylish & performance oriented upsize. Goodyear India plans to launch Eagle F1 GSD3’s successor, the Eagle F1 Directional 5, later this year.

Goodyear India expands performance category with Eagle F1 tyres | WheelsUnplugged
 
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wanted to know about tires

there are numerous types of tires in market.
Which is what?
May the users can show up their experiences and pics.
I have heard michelins are better and appolos are bad ,,
likewise.
Mods please change the title to more appropriate and better one
 
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Re: Car Tyre Brands and Reviews.

Hi,
I heard that "Kelly tyres" marketed by Goodyear India are available in Bangalore. Any comments...?
 

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