Naza Kia Cerato 2.0 Sport Rim with 215/45/17 tyre
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Tyre Width Affection on Rides

Replacing wear out tyres are crucial to ensure maximum safety to you and your rides. Averagely, people replacing their tyres at around 50,000KM or after 2 years after using the tyres. Below are the equivalence table:

Rim width

Minimum tyre width

Ideal tyre width

Maximum tyre width

5,0 Inches 155 mm 165 or 175 mm 185 mm
5,5 Inches 165 mm 175 or 185 mm 195 mm
6,0 Inches 175 mm 185 or 195 mm 205 mm
6,5 Inches 185 mm 195 or 205 mm 215 mm
7,0 Inches 195 mm 205 or 215 mm 225 mm
7,5 Inches 205 mm 215 or 225 mm 235 mm
8,0 Inches 215 mm 225 or 235 mm 245 mm
8,5 Inches 225 mm 235 or 245 mm 255 mm
9,0 Inches 235 mm 245 or 255 mm 265 mm
9,5 Inches 245 mm 255 or 265 mm 275 mm
10,0 Inches 255 mm 265 or 275 mm 285 mm
10,5 Inches 265 mm 275 or 285 mm 295 mm
11,0 Inches 275 mm 285 or 295 mm 305 mm
11,5 Inches 285 mm 295 or 305 mm 315 mm
12,0 Inches 295 mm 305 or 315 mm 325 mm
12,5 Inches 305 mm 315 or 325 mm 335 mm

Why we have to follow the ideal tyre width according to the rim width?

  • Sidewall flex – wider tyre (non-optimum tyre)  give you a float feel in the transition from straight ahead to corner.
  • Wear and tear – Narrow tyre (non-optimum tyre) accelerate the wear and tear due to to the gripping contact point is widen according to the rims width.
Michelin-Tyre with TRD Sport Rim

Michelin-Tyre with TRD Sport Rim

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