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    currently i got 205/65/R15 size tires with civic 04 prosmatic
    they are good for road grip but not for fuel economy

    which tire size should i go for now
    205 or 195 or 185?

    n which company tires are good?
    Yokohama/dunlop/bridgestone?

    Thanks.


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    Go for Brigdestone potenza. Very good tyre for Pakistani roads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chaudhary9 View Post
    currently i got 205/65/R15 size tires with civic 04 prosmatic
    they are good for road grip but not for fuel economy

    which tire size should i go for now
    205 or 195 or 185?

    n which company tires are good?
    Yokohama/dunlop/bridgestone?

    Thanks.
    The factory recommended size is meant for fuel economy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sk_KingpiN View Post
    Go for Brigdestone potenza. Very good tyre for Pakistani roads.
    n which tyre size?

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    185/65r14 in my civic 2005 excellent for economy and soft steering

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    Go for Bridgestone or Yokohama in 185/65/R15. This is the stock size for 7th gen VTIs and meant for best fuel economy.

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    thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by noomanghori View Post
    185/65r14 in my civic 2005 excellent for economy and soft steering
    r14 would be small
    Quote Originally Posted by Cancerian943 View Post
    Go for Bridgestone or Yokohama in 185/65/R15. This is the stock size for 7th gen VTIs and meant for best fuel economy.

    i tried this size with 7th gen civic,it was bridgestone tyre
    steering was very soft
    economy would get better but will there be a balance for road grip as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chaudhary9 View Post
    i tried this size with 7th gen civic,it was bridgestone tyre
    steering was very soft
    economy would get better but will there be a balance for road grip as well?
    I think that this size will be a perfect balance b/w economy and grip. Bu t do get a few expert opinions first before buying them.

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    it was my uncle's ride which had bridgestone 185 tyre
    it is often used for long routes so maybe it works fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cancerian943 View Post
    Go for Bridgestone or Yokohama in 185/65/R15. This is the stock size for 7th gen VTIs and meant for best fuel economy.
    The stock tyre size for VTi and VTi Oriel is 195/65/15.
    EXi's stock tyre size is 185/65/14.

    @OP
    195/65/15 is the stock tyre size for your car.
    If planning to upsize then get 205/65/15 but getting anything above this will affect your car's fuel economy.
    195/65/15 is pretty decent as far as the road grip is concerned.
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    i already have 205 size tyres n i think it effects the economy
    i want fuel economy as well as soft steering,its hard with 205 comparatively

    btw the civic i tried with 185/65/15 was also vti oriel

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    bump..........

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    195/65/15 is the perfect size.
    Yokohama advan db is a nice tyre. (Expensive but worth it)
    If looking for something cheaper then Dunlop Le mans 702 is also a good tyre you can get at a lower price.
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    i know about dunlop n yokohama but whats advan db n le mans?

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    any1 knows some good shop in isl from where i can get these at good rates?
    n please help me decide on 185 or 195,its quite confusing

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    tire inflation and tyre type affects economy more than size itself (within same size rim).
    You currently have 205/65. You SHOULD have 205/55 (if you want something with same tire width).

    Then there are tire makes that have smaller contact patch than others at the same air pressure (inflationary pressure).

    Smaller contact patch = less rolling resistance = more economy = less braking power

    If you are changing tires for greater fuel economy, DONT. The added expense isn't worth the 'potential' benefits.

    For fuel economy, do a proper engine tune-up including a proper engine flush.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsanonline View Post
    tire inflation and tyre type affects economy more than size itself (within same size rim).
    You currently have 205/65. You SHOULD have 205/55 (if you want something with same tire width).

    Then there are tire makes that have smaller contact patch than others at the same air pressure (inflationary pressure).

    Smaller contact patch = less rolling resistance = more economy = less braking power

    If you are changing tires for greater fuel economy, DONT. The added expense isn't worth the 'potential' benefits.

    For fuel economy, do a proper engine tune-up including a proper engine flush.
    tyres are worn out,thats why changing them,they need alignment as well,whole car shakes at 90+
    so thought to get it aligned once i change the tyres
    as for economy i like flooring it
    steering will become some what softer with 195/65 + somewhat economy thats y changing the size

    engine was tuned on cng n throttle body serviced,rest if i missed anything then i guess mechanic didnt knew himself more stuff

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    Stick to 195-65 R15.

    Yokohama ADVAN db or Yokohama AVS db are right now the top of the line available tires. Will cost around 9500 per tire.

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    As suggested by many here, stick to the stock tire size. IMHO, 205/65/R15 looks a little chubby and bulky. If you want looks, then go for 205/60/R15 and if u need economy then stick to 195/65/R15.
    As for which tires to opt for, you have wide choice band. If u intend to drive on harsh roads, then opt for Bridgestone MY-01. You'll get the most miles out of it. Do not go for Potenza or Turanza. They are too hard! However, if you'll b driving on relatively neat roads then you can opt for either Michelin's Energy Saver (German) or Yokohama's AVS or Advan dB. They provide excellent economy, grip and comfort as they adequately soft. Do not get Michelin's Energy XM1 only. They are just pathetic! Energy Saver is the way to go!
    IF you decide to opt for 205/65/R15(which i won't recommend), then you have the option of opting Michelin Primacy. They'll cost you some dough, but they are very comfortable.
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    THANKS all
    roads are neat here but even islamabad roads got bumps at many places and uneven roads

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