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Old 12th December 2020, 08:57   #2101
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Plati and Neo wheels had some good options in 6J and 6.5J when I checked last year. Do check with nearby alloy dealers or distributors if they have them in stock.

For the tyres, you can continue with stock size on 6J or 6.5J wheels without an issue. Stock tyres will look narrow on wider rims but are a viable option if you don't want to compromise with steering lightness and fuel efficiency.

195/60R15 is a more popular upsize than 205/60R15. Many users (of 2nd gen) have them on OEM alloys and face no major drop in fuel efficiency or steering lightness. 205 will be an overkill for the kind of power this car generates. My recommendation would be to go for 6/6.5J alloys on 195/60R15 tyres.
Thanks for the reply but according to the calculators online, 205/60/15 is the next best upgrade according to the 2% rule. I'd like to stick to the oem size but im not finding anything in 15 inches below 7j to my liking.
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Did anyone in this forum try the "Configure" option available on Maruti's website for their Swift or any other Maruti Suzuki products?

While I was exploring that for a Swift VXI, I saw there was an option to select the precision-cut Alloy wheels that come with the ZXI+ variant by paying an additional amount of 27960 Rs.

Where I got confused is with the tyre size, where the stock one for the VXI variant is 14" & the one that comes with the ZXI+ variant is 15".

Could someone confirm that if this configuration takes care of the wheel as well as the tyre or do I have to get separate tyres on my own?
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Could someone confirm that if this configuration takes care of the wheel as well as the tyre or do I have to get separate tyres on my own?
Tires not included there.
Price is only for the 15" alloy wheels
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I have a question. Can We put 205/60/15 tyres on the Stock alloys of Swift ZXI Amt 2019? Upgrading from 185 to just 195 makes no real sense imo. And 205/55/15 reduces the already low GC. Will they foul anywhere in the tyre well? Or will the 205 be too oversize for the stock alloys, any dangers?
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Did anyone in this forum try the "Configure" option available on Maruti's website for their Swift or any other Maruti Suzuki products?

While I was exploring that for a Swift VXI, I saw there was an option to select the precision-cut Alloy wheels that come with the ZXI+ variant by paying an additional amount of 27960 Rs.

Where I got confused is with the tyre size, where the stock one for the VXI variant is 14" & the one that comes with the ZXI+ variant is 15".

Could someone confirm that if this configuration takes care of the wheel as well as the tyre or do I have to get separate tyres on my own?
You have to change tyres to 185/65/15. I have done same on my dzire.
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You have to change tyres to 185/65/15. I have done same on my dzire.
Did the dealer exchange your stock tyres?
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Did the dealer exchange your stock tyres?
Yes, the earlier the better.
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Hi all,

I am planning to replace the stock tyres on my Swift VXI due to frequent punctures and air loss. The tyres are now 7 years old but the car has only done 33k kms as itís mostly driven in the city with only 1-2 highway trips a year.

I was planning to go for the MRF ZLX 165/70 R14 for all 4 tyres. Any feedback on these tyres? Also does it make sense to upgrade to 185 section tyres on the OEM steel rims considering the car is only driven in the city.

Any other suggestions for tyres are also welcome.

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I am planning to change my Swift Dzire VDI stock MRF ZV2K tyres now with ~69K run.

My concerns are:
1. Less Noise
2. Comfortable Ride.
3. More Grip.
4. Better Handling.

These MRF ZV2K are very noisy with neutral handling.

Also I want to up-size the try to probably 185/70R14 on the stock rims. Any suggestion wrt tyre brand and upsize would be helpful.


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Hi all,

I am planning to replace the stock tyres on my Swift VXI due to frequent punctures and air loss. The tyres are now 7 years old but the car has only done 33k kms as it’s mostly driven in the city with only 1-2 highway trips a year.

I was planning to go for the MRF ZLX 165/70 R14 for all 4 tyres. Any feedback on these tyres? Also does it make sense to upgrade to 185 section tyres on the OEM steel rims considering the car is only driven in the city.

Any other suggestions for tyres are also welcome.

TheDarkKnight
I am also planning to change my stock tyres on VDI. Did you go through the change ? If yes can you share some feedback ?

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I am also planning to change my stock tyres on VDI. Did you go through the change ? If yes can you share some feedback ?
Yes, I did change the tyres to Yokohama Earth 1s in stock size (165/80 R14)

I contacted a few tyre shops and was quoted the following prices.
MRF ZLX - 3850
Yoko Earth 1 - 3600

With quite a few members happy with the Yokoís on their cars, I went ahead with them and got a June Ď21 manufactured set.

I havenít been able to take them out on a long highway run, but a few drives around Mumbai and the tyres are pretty silent compared to my old tyres, in fact even less road noise than the MRFs I had on when the car was delivered. Havenít had any issues in the rains as well on the varied road surfaces you find in Mumbai, so Iím pretty happy with the change.

You can also try the Yoko BluEarth GT AE51 if you are planning to upsize to 185 section.

Cheers,
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