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5 most recommended tyres for your favourite cars

December 01, 2017 14:19 IST

When it comes to the replacement of old tyres with new ones, car owners are in a catch-22 situation, wondering about the tyre brand, price and most importantly, tyre warranty.

Image: A worker carries car tyres for rethreading at an automobile spare parts market in the old quarters of Delhi. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

Maruti Alto K10, Maruti Alto 800, Maruti Wagon R, Maruti Swift, Maruti Swift Dzire, Hyundai i10 and Toyota Etios are some of the most popular car models in the country.

 

And most of the times when it comes to the replacement of old tyres with new ones, car owners are in a catch-22 situation, wondering about the tyre brand, price and most importantly, tyre warranty.

So here we bring you with the list of 5-recommended tyres for the aforementioned car models. Check them out!

Maruti Alto K10

The more powerful avatar of Alto aka Maruti Alto K10 gets all its variants equipped with 155/65 R13 tyres.

Moreover, the base LXi and mid VXi trims of the predecessor model of Maruti Alto K10 are fitted with 145/70 R13 tyres.

Best tyres for Maruti Alto K10 155/65 R13 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price (Approx.) Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 3325 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3721 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G 2728 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Duraplus 3129 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Ultima Neo 2463 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Best tyres for Maruti Alto K10 145/70 R13 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 3023 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Continental CEC 3 2742 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer XL 2514 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear GPS2 2467 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Ultima NXT 2342 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Maruti Alto 800

Maruti Alto 800 is one of the most stylish and best seller entry level cars from the Maruti stable.

The trendy yet convenience-filled small hatch stands proudly on its 145/80 R12 tubeless tyres.

Best tyres for Maruti Alto 800 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 2716 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3162 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G 2449 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Ducaro Hi-Miler 2461 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Ultima NXT 2089 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Maruti Wagon R

Positioned just above the entry level hatch is relatively capacious and more modern Maruti Wagon R.

One of the most happening cars in its segment, the Wagon R is fitted with two tyre sizes i.e. 145/80 R13 and 155/65 R14 tubeless tyres.

Best tyres for Maruti Wagon R 145/80 R13 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 2980 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3727 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 3G 2694 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Ducaro Hi-Miler 2405 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Ultima NXT 2319 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

 Best tyres for Maruti Wagon R 155/65 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 3177 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3471 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G Life 2925 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear GT3 2984 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Ceat Milaze 2545 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Maruti Swift

The decade-old dark horse from No.1 carmaker, Maruti Swift never looks out of fashion as the sales chart keeps ticking in the vertical direction.

As of now, the latest Swift features 165/80 R14 tubeless radial tyres in its base variants, whilst its top-spec sports larger 185/70 R14 tubeless radial tyres.

Furthermore, a new top-end trim of the Maruti Swift features 185/65 R15 tubeless radial tyres.

Best tyres for Maruti Swift 165/80 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 3737 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3903 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G Life 3085 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Duraplus 3228 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Tornado 2862 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

 Best tyres for Maruti Swift 185/70 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 4429 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 4976 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Alnac 4G 4060 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Assurance 4275 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Vectra 3983 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Best tyres for Maruti Swift 185/65 R15 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 4532 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 4953 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Alnac 4G S 3782 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Assurance Triplemax 4246 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Continental CC5 4582 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Maruti Swift Dzire

Topping the charts in the compact sedan segment is none other than the elongated Swift version i.e. the 2017 Maruti Dzire.

The latest generation Dzire features a complete turn-around in terms of exterior and interior features.

Just like the hatch, Dzire base trims come equipped with 165/80 R14 tubeless radial tyres, wherein the mid trims get 185/70 R14 tubeless radial tyres.

Moreover, the top of the line trims sport 185/65 R15 tubeless radial tyres.

Best tyres for Maruti Swift Dzire 165/80 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 3737 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3903 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G Life 3085 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Duraplus 3228 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Tornado 2862 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

 Best tyres for Maruti Swift Dzire 185/70 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 4429 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 4976 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Alnac 4G 4060 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Assurance 4275 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Vectra 3983 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Best tyres for Maruti Swift Dzire 185/65 R15 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 4532 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 4953 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Alnac 4G S 3782 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tubeless
Goodyear Assurance Triplemax 4246 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Continental CC5 4582 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Hyundai i10

Launched in the year 2007, Hyundai i10 was among the most hi-tech hatchbacks of its times.

The feature-filled and rightly priced car gave its competitors a run for their money.

The reliable hatch went out of production in 2017 to make way for its grandeur avatar, the Hyundai Grand i10.

Still in-demand in the used car market Hyundai i10 stands on 155/80 R13 tyres.

Best tyres for Hyundai i10 155/80 R13 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 3706 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 3911 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G Life 2906 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tube Type
Goodyear Duraplus 3590 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Ultima Neo 2560 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Toyota Etios

Toyota Etios, the made-for-India sedan by the Japanese car manufacturer is a proud car in the Toyota India portfolio.

The renowned and fuel efficient car runs on either a set of 175/70 R14 tyres or 185/60 R15 tyres.

Note that the entry-level variants of the previous Toyota Etios were equipped with 175/65 R14 tyres.

Best tyres for Toyota Etios 175/70 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B250 4435.88 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 4555.58 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Alnac 4217.43

2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty

Tubeless
Goodyear Assurance Triplemax 4232.39 Tubeless
Pirelli P4 Cinturato 4600 Company Standard Warranty Tubeless

Best tyres for Toyota Etios 185/60 R15 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 4984.51 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 5529.14 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Continental Conti Comfort CC5 4474.79 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Goodyear DP-V1 4142.62 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
JK Vectra 3615.94 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

Best tyres for Toyota Etios 175/65 R14 are:

Tyre Brand Tyre Model Price
(Approx.)
Warranty Tyre Type
Bridgestone B290 4804 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Michelin Energy XM2 4913 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Apollo Amazer 4G Life 4248 2 Years Unconditional Warranty + 3 Years Manufacturer warranty Tube Type
Goodyear Assurance Triplemax 4367 3 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless
Continental Conti Comfort Contact CC5 4755 5 Years Standard Warranty Tubeless

;NOTE – We have mentioned the approximate prices of the above-mentioned tyres, the actual prices of these tyres may differ.

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