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    Default Which is the best tyre for City Vario?

    I have City Vario and it has done around 60k on Dunlop 185/65/13. Due to lot of punctures, I want to change the tyres. Since I haven't got much idea about tyres, I would like if you can pls give your expert opinion on following questions I have regarding the best tyre that I should buy.

    1) How many?
    After that much running (i.e. 60k) should I change all the tyres or only buy a pair for front tyres, which have been punctures frequently.

    2) Brand?
    What's the best value for money tyre brand, which should not be expensive and durable still? Should I continue with Dunlop or get Yokohoma or others?

    3) Size?
    I have run this car on 185/65/13 and I'm reasonably pleased with the tyres performance. Is 185 ok for city or should i get 195? And 65 or 75 (also what difference does that make?)
    RIM size 13 or 14?

    It would also be helpful if you can provide how much will that cost me and the best place to buy the tyres in Karachi (apart from Saddar), where I can get brand new genuine tyres cheaply?

    I would really appreaciate if you can quickly provide your advice in this regard as I want to change the tyres at the earliest. Thanks


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    Anyone?

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    use company fitted size but change your tyre which is depends on your mood go for yokohama db9
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    I have checked from a tyre shop, he said Yokohoma C grade is best for me.. is db9 better than that?

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    Sir

    Db decibel are better.

    Stick to stock tire size.

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    60,000km's? and ur confused whether to change?
    probably u waiting for them to explode

    u ran the car on the wrong size, it should have been 185.70.13

    i got the stock tyres re installed today for 3k a piece / general xp
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    I have checked them from mechanics and they said it's good to go as I haven't misused them. However now I need to change.

    By the way what is this 65 and 70 measurement in a tyre? What difference does that make? Sorry for my naivety.

    You bought all four stock tyres for the car? Any idea what is the performance difference between General tyres and Dunlop? I don't have that knowledge as I purchased the car from someone else and never driven the car on anything else than Dunlop.

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    Aspect Ratio

    This number tells you the height of the tire, from the bead to the top of the tread. This is described as a percentage of the tire width. In our example, the aspect ratio is 75, so the tire's height is 75 percent of its width, or 176.25 mm ( .75 x 235 = 176.25 mm, or 6.94 in). The smaller the aspect ratio, the wider the tire in relation to its height.

    High performance tires usually have a lower aspect ratio than other tires. This is because tires with a lower aspect ratio provide better lateral stability. When a car goes around a turn lateral forces are generated and the tire must resist these forces. Tires with a lower profile have shorter, stiffer sidewalls so they resist cornering forces better.
    Source: How Stuff Works.

    Stick to stock size of 185/70 R13, its best for Karachi roads and will also last longer.

    Dunlop makes different tires in every size, class and price, you should have to be more specific.

    General tires do no have a very good reputation here.

    On average an aftermarket tire can cut 5-7 feet under braking from 100-0km/hr stop.

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    Source: How Stuff Works.

    Stick to stock size of 185/70 R13, its best for Karachi roads and will also last longer.

    Dunlop makes different tires in every size, class and price, you should have to be more specific.

    General tires do no have a very good reputation here.

    On average an aftermarket tire can cut 5-7 feet under braking from 100-0km/hr stop.

    Regards
    Thanks man.

    The stock tyre that I have is though 165/70 R13. While Dunlop ones are 185/70 R13. Just checked market prices from Suriya Motors near Quaid e Azam Mazaar, General Tyre (Euro) is 3200, Dunlop is 4000 and Yokohoma for 4200. All 185/70/13.
    I heard Yokohoma is better than Dunlop and the price difference is very small. So now I'm confused between Yoko and General (Euro star). I do not intend to run the car for very long period and maybe sell it within 1-2 years. So that's why im leaning towards General, however I've heard mixed reports about its performance.

    I'm now more interested to know is General tyre more prone to punctures than Dunlop or Yokohoma?

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