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Old 16th December 2008, 19:01   #16
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Hey guys.
I got myself 195X60X15 Yokohama A-Drive.
I badly wanted 205X55X15 S-Drive, but ride was not that comfortable and I had to pay an extra of Rs. 3600 on set of 4 tyres.
I got a Dzire vDi with the same Yokohama A Drive 195/60/R15. I really do believe it makes the car ride very comfortable.
I recently met an A.S. Manager from Yokohama and i did inquire about the difference between A Drive and S Drive. A Drive tyres are for comfort however if you want performance then S Drive is the tyre for you! By performance, i mean sharp turning, heavy braking, faster pick up, etc. With S Drive you will have a little bumpier ride compared to A Drive.
As for mileage, with A Drive tyres you will get a difference of 0.7% in mileage compared to S Drive where you get 2.0% difference!

S Drive looks like a killer but probably acts like a killer on dzire as well! So my advice: stick with Yokohama A Drive.
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Old 16th December 2008, 22:33   #17
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if you want performance then S Drive is the tyre for you! By performance, i mean sharp turning, heavy braking, faster pick up, etc. With S Drive you will have a little bumpier ride compared to A Drive.
As for mileage,
Infact, with S-Drive, pickup is slower with some odo error as well.
Everything else you have mentioned is correst.

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with A Drive tyres you will get a difference of 0.7% in mileage compared to S Drive where you get 2.0% difference!

S Drive looks like a killer but probably acts like a killer on dzire as well! So my advice: stick with Yokohama A Drive.
That percentage is about offset ratio i think. Not about mileage.
Upto 3% error is fine.

But, I agree, S-Drive will slowly kill cars suspension not to mention the low mileage and a slight drop in pickup.

S-Drives are best if you are running on petes.
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Old 17th December 2008, 04:11   #18
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Yep I was In the Maroon Accent(HR01-X)

So are you sticking to 195 A drives for now?
even with 195 the tyres were bulging out a bit coz of alloy design.
and looked perfect.
How is the ride and tyre noise as compared to Michelins?

Btw from where did you get the tyres?
I got 14 inchers(Tyres and alloys) for my Car 2 months ago from Sector 26
I think I could have got something better for the price I paid

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I recently put Yokohama A drives 195/65/R14 on my 6.0 J Alloy wheels for my Hyundai Verna CRDi.

It been about 5000 KMS now and i am unimpressed , at sustained speeds of over 140 kmph the traction makes me feel like i am on ice ! I am opting to change over to Advan Neovas AD07 in a week or so , especially so after i went for a night drive with the Elantras , i belive that my OEM MRFs were better off at these speeds in comparison to the Yoko Adrivea. These were screaming at every single curve and stop , pretty scary experince and all the more reason for me to change the tyres as soon as possible. As I regularly do speeds in excess of 150 KMPH on my ling distance drives.
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Yep I was In the Maroon Accent(HR01-X)

So are you sticking to 195 A drives for now?
even with 195 the tyres were bulging out a bit coz of alloy design.
and looked perfect.
How is the ride and tyre noise as compared to Michelins?

Btw from where did you get the tyres?
I got 14 inchers(Tyres and alloys) for my Car 2 months ago from Sector 26
I think I could have got something better for the price I paid
I am sticking to A-Drives for now.
Where from 26?
I dont remeber any shop which sells alloys in 26.
I got mine from Sector - 28
Bansal Tyres (WheelOCity)
He has the widest range here in chandigarh.
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I recently put Yokohama A drives 195/65/R14 on my 6.0 J Alloy wheels for my Hyundai Verna CRDi.

It been about 5000 KMS now and i am unimpressed , at sustained speeds of over 140 kmph the traction makes me feel like i am on ice ! I am opting to change over to Advan Neovas AD07 in a week or so , especially so after i went for a night drive with the Elantras , i belive that my OEM MRFs were better off at these speeds in comparison to the Yoko Adrivea. These were screaming at every single curve and stop , pretty scary experince and all the more reason for me to change the tyres as soon as possible. As I regularly do speeds in excess of 150 KMPH on my ling distance drives.
hummmm.... Thats the frst bad review I have read about A-Drives.
I generally dont do 150+.
I am between 100-130 on highways.
I felt comfortable at those speeds on A-Drives.
Lets see how they perform.
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I am sticking to A-Drives for now.
Where from 26?
I dont remeber any shop which sells alloys in 26.
I got mine from Sector - 28
Bansal Tyres (WheelOCity)
He has the widest range here in chandigarh.
ooops I meant 28 only.
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Old 19th December 2008, 11:57   #22
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Hey Guys!!!!

So, we bought a new Innova G4 2 days ago, and I went to the same tyre shop to get new rubber and alloys (got Yokohama C-Drive 225/60 R15 and alloy wheels) from where I got tyres and wheels for DZire.

Anyways, while I was there i saw BMW 3 Series Schnitzer AC replica alloys (well, almost, replicas).
They looked nice, bigger, better and more sporty.
I got them changed.

I wanted the wheels for Innova, but they were not available with 5 bolt hub for Innova.

So, got the same design of wheels in Innova that was in DZire prior to this one.

Here are a few pictures. What do you guys think?
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A few more shots from first floor:
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awesome ride paaji , i am also confused for my tires of swift vdi , some people say that 195/60/r15 will look ok but will bulge out from the hatch and 205 is a over kill. please advice !!!!...
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Check out noidaboy's ride
He's running on 205/55R15.
I dont think that they are that much an over kill
195/60R15 don't look that awesome.
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awesome ride paaji , i am also confused for my tires of swift vdi , some people say that 195/60/r15 will look ok but will bulge out from the hatch and 205 is a over kill. please advice !!!!...
Thanks a lot.

You can see how 195 looks.
205 looks wicked on a swift. You will have to sacrifice in terms of FE.
Very minor drop in pickup. A little bumpy ride.

If you want looks, dont think any further, 205 is the way to go
205/55 R15, dont go for profile any lower than 55.
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Sumit,

How much were the alloys? Looks good IMHO.
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Sumit,

How much were the alloys? Looks good IMHO.
14,500 INR.
Tires were 4100 per tyre.
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Hi nice Shoes for your ride,

but i guess they are bit giving the stock tires look, may be my assumption
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Well, they definitely look better than stock tyres.
A lot better actually.
Might be the angle from which i took the pictures.
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