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Thread: Best Tires?
10-06-2008, 04:58 AM #1
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I have a 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid. I have been getting about 50MPG but I just replaced the factory tires and I dropped by about 7 MPG. I coulld not find LRR tires in my area so I hoped for the best but it did not work out. I am going to take these tires back and order LRR tires.
Does anyone have a recomndation on which tires I should order?
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10-29-2008, 11:38 PM #2
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So what were the tires you
So what were the tires you got?
Regarding a good LLR tire, your best is likely the original tire. I'm not sure what that is. FWIW, the HCHII comes with:
Bridgestone Insignia SE200-02
At least ours did. You can check out the SE200 and SE200-02 at Tirerack. The -02's come in only 2 sizes, which may nort work with your '05. They're also 2lb's lighter than the SE200, and have a slightly different width. Their country of origin is Japan, I believe the SE200's stated CA, which I believe equals Canada. Anyway, I would think the regular SE200, which is available in more sizes, is a close match, but not sure.
The SE200 has pretty dismal ratings for traction at Tirerack, I think it's pretty difficult getting LLR *and* top-notch traction. Our SE200-02's have worked out ok in temperate west coast climate. They're not that hot in the snow, but "ok".
01-24-2011, 07:34 PM #3
Any update on this situation
Any update on this situation - I'm just about to replace my standard tires on my Ford Fusion Hybrid - any recommendations? I've been looking at Mavis Tire because they are local and have some really good deals, and let you search by size. I live in an area where it does snow from time to time, so need tires with decent traction. Just looking for an input! Thanks.
03-17-2012, 10:46 AM #4
I have been getting about
I have been getting about 50MPG but I just replaced the factory tires and I dropped by about 7 MPG. I coulld not find LRR tires in my area.PC Talk
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10-10-2012, 12:12 PM #6
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10-18-2012, 08:37 PM #7
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