Baleno Zeta has the tyre size 195/55 R16. But the spare tyre has the size 185/65 R15. How does it match. What are the meaning of the numbers indicated in tyre size.
The spare tyre is often of a smaller size to save costs. It's the same reason why not all spare tyres come with alloy wheels. This tyre can be used to get moving again in the event of a puncture, but it is best to repair the full sized tyre, replace it and then use it as soon as possible.
What's On Your Tire's Sidewall?
With a little explanation it's easy to understand what all of the letters and numbers mean on your tire's sidewall. The numbers are indicators of the size, type, and performance of the tire.
Tire Type: The letter "P" at the beginning of the "Tire Size" tells us the tire is a P-Metric tire, referring to tires made to certain standards within the United States, intended for Passenger vehicles.
If a tire size has no letters at the beginning, this indicates a Euro metric tire. P-Metric and Euro-Metric tires may have different load capacities.
The letters "LT," either at the beginning or at the end of the tire size indicate the tire was designed for light trucks. Vehicle manufacturers equip some light trucks with "LT" type tires. These tires generally require higher inflation pressures than passenger tires.
Consult your owner's manual or tire placard for the recommended tire size and inflation pressure for your vehicle.
Tire Width is the width of the tire measured in millimeters from sidewall to sidewall. The first three-digit number in the tire size refers to the tire width. For instance, in a size P215/65 R15 tire, the width is 215 millimeters.
Aspect Ratio is the ratio of the height of the tire's cross-section to its width. The two-digit number after the slash mark in a tire size is the aspect ratio. For example, in a size P215/65 R15 tire, the 65 means that the height is equal to 65% of the tire's width. The bigger the aspect ratio, the bigger the tire's sidewall will be.
Construction: The letter "R" in a tire size stands for Radial, which means the layers run radially across the tire.
Wheel Diameter is the size of the wheel measured from one end to the other. It tells us the size of the wheel that the tire is intended to fit. A size P215/65 R15 tire is made for a wheel with a 15" diameter.
Rest, you may also go through on our article "How to read a Tyre". It might also help you.
I have been using a Renault Duster RxL 4WD 2014 model since I bought it new in January 2015. I have clocked 60ooo Kms since and yesterday was shocked when I had a service charges bill for Rs 20,000. I had paid about Rs 18,000 when the car was serviced at 50,000 kms and in all I have paid more than Rs. 70,000 on service since purchasing this car. I am totally lost as to why Renault is charging such high prices for everything, when similar cars get serviced at less than a fourth of what I paid
We are amazed to hear about your experience with Renault and we totally understand your concern about the maintenance of the car.
In order to assist you in right direction, we recommend you to check the bill that was provided to you as it will be having all the charges that are made at the time of servicing of your car as it will clear all your doubts.
On the other hand, for better clarification we suggest you to talk with service centre as they will be the right person to assist you with same.
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These are estimated maintenance cost detail and cost may vary based on location and condition of car. Service Charge is not including any extra labour charges.
Hey, its great that you are planning for a new car and Hyundai Xcent is indeed an amazing car. We must appreciate your choice. Hyundai has recently launched the facelift version of the Xcent which has gone through some cosmetic changes on the exteriors and interiors.
Talking about the performance specifically, this car is being offered with 1.2 diesel and petrol engine. The petrol trim is capable of delivering a power of 84 bhp with a torque of 114 Nm whereas the diesel engine can deliver a power of 74 bhp with a torque of 190 nm.
Talking about the mileage figures, the diesel motor delivers a maximum mileage of 25.4 kmpl (Highway) whereas the petrol motor delivers a maximum mileage of 20.14 kmpl (Highway).
Now, there is no direct comparison between the performance between the performance of Hyundai Xcent and Elite i20 because of the engine difference. The petrol trim is same 1.2 liter engine but in diesel, the i20 comes with a 1.4 liter engine.
Thank you for showing the confidence and writing to us.
There are ample of options available with the requirements you have listed. As you will be driving 50-60kms.(Approx) daily, we recommend you to opt for a diesel car.
In Hatchback, options are Maruti Baleno, Hyundai Grand i10, Ford Figo etc.
To begin with Compact Sedan options are Tata Tigor, Hyundai Xcent, Tata zest etc.
Hatchback cars are easy to manoeuvre in bumper to bumper traffic conditions whereas sedans cars offers better luggage space and legroom.
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1. Maruti Baleno offers perfect balance of performance and features.
2. On the other hand, Hyundai Grand i10 has spacious passenger and luggage space and is best suited for city.
3. Ford Figo, a well-rounded product with 100PS diesel engine is fun to drive.
4. Tata Tigor it has Multi Drive Mode: Eco & City which is just right for heavy city area.
5. Tata Zest scored a respectable four-stars in the Global NCAP crash test.
6. Hyundai Xcent offers better driveability with peppy diesel engine.
In you are looking for impressive feature list we suggest you to go for Tata Tigor or Hyundai Xcent. Otherwise, if you will be driving more on highways, we suggest you to go for Volkswagen Ameo or Tata Zest with better performance figures.
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We appreciate your interest towards car and your keenness to know the performance of VW Ameo.
Firstly talking about petrol variant, the petrol 1.2-litre is a tried and tested engine, 73bhp is what it produces and there's 110Nm of torque on offer and you might say the power is pretty sufficient for the segment.
About diesel, 1.5-litre, 4 cylinder diesel engine, which has been used in the Polo and the Vento, and it now makes its way into the Ameo. But what VW has managed to extract is more power out of this unit, which means that the Ameo is more powerful than the Polo. What Volkswagen has also managed to give the Ameo is a 5-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG. The 5-speed manual is a familiar unit and the gearshifts are smooth, which makes it a good companion, in both city traffic conditions and out on the highway.
Moreover, click here to read the "Volkswagen Ameo First Drive Review".
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