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Old 8th April 2017, 10:53   #31
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How has the tyre turned out for you so far (incase you still have the Estilo)?

I have a 2010 LXi at 20k odo only. Barely used I know but serviced regularly and is in mint condition. Now that I have started using the car regularly I am looking to change the tyres. Stock came with 145/65 R13. XM2 155/65 R13 is what i was looking forward to as a replacement. Could you please throw some light on the performance and which dealer was it in HSR? Any pointers near Electronic City?
Sold my estilo 6 months ago but till then there was not a single puncture since got them put, excellent braking and ride quality was seen with Michelins. Improved fuel efficiency as well.
I changed the spare tyre as well but that was never taken out . So you can imagine the tyre quality. Just superb.
It was from tyre empire in HSR layout sector 1, 27th Main road. Go for 155/65 R13 size for estilo Lxi, really worth to upsize, infact this is stock size for estilo Vxi.
Now thinking to change the tyres of my Santro soon from Goodyear to Michelin at the same place. This guy provides some discount as well if you are a regular customer but the downside is he will not buy back old tyres no matter how good they are. I hope the discount counts for the money some tyre vendors give on buying back old tyres.
Since I was a resident of HSR for a while, may not be able to recommend any vendor near electronic city :(

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Old 10th April 2017, 15:47   #32
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Sold my estilo 6 months ago but till then there was not a single puncture since got them put, excellent braking and ride quality was seen with Michelins. Improved fuel efficiency as well.
I changed the spare tyre as well but that was never taken out . So you can imagine the tyre quality. Just superb.
Good to know that. Am already getting a staggering 16+ in bangalore , cant ask for more from a petrol engine but any improvement will further deter me from selling it off as its anyways barely used(20k kms in 6.5 years)

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It was from tyre empire in HSR layout sector 1, 27th Main road. Go for 155/65 R13 size for estilo Lxi, really worth to upsize, infact this is stock size for estilo Vxi.
Yes and thats the reason I am planning to go for it. Dont really wanna overkill with 165ers. 155 should be decent upsize. Does it reduce the GC by a marginal amount? Did you notice any underbelly hit post the upgrade(as I see you too had the Lxi with 145ers)?

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... the downside is he will not buy back old tyres no matter how good they are. I hope the discount counts for the money some tyre vendors give on buying back old tyres...(
Any idea about vendors who give a buyback for old tyres?
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Yes and thats the reason I am planning to go for it. Dont really wanna overkill with 165ers. 155 should be decent upsize. Does it reduce the GC by a marginal amount? Did you notice any underbelly hit post the upgrade(as I see you too had the Lxi with 145ers)?


Any idea about vendors who give a buyback for old tyres?
Yes, it did reduce the GC by some 3mms but not a single instance I had underbelly hit. As said it is indeed stock size for Vxi, so Maruti should have thought for that as well. Go ahead.

What I read a while ago that Hercules Tyres somewhere around Seshadripuram in Bangalore provided some money back to some folks for old tyres. You may want to check with him too. My old tyres were in very bad condition (65K run), hard, side wall bulge and what not. So out of question to even dare to ask for "some" money back from anybody.
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Looking to change tyres for my Zen Estilo 2007 LXi model. Its quite old and used by wife for office commutes.
Tyres have no tread left and there are punctures very often now.
As its an old car and drive is around 40km daily for office commute, I am not keen to put extra money for tyres.
What can be the best options if anyone has recently changed the tyres.
Also is any tyre available below 2k/tyre for Estilo?
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Changed tyres this saturday. Went for Ceat Milaze 155/65 R13.
Cost 2350/tyre.
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