If you are someone who loves cars and bikes, you will find yourself forever searching and browsing through tyre catalogues to choose nothing but the best set of tyres for your vehicle. Tyres are like souls for the car. A good set of tires can truly exploit and bring out the true potential of your vehicle. This is why so many people are so choosy when it comes to changing tyres on their cars.

Choosing the best car tyre in India can be hard with all the options in the market and that’s why you need a definitive guide to help you browse through your options.

Top 10 Best Car Tyres In India

We have carefully hand chosen and reviewed the 10 best car tyres in India with product features, specifications and our verdict on each.

Product Name

Key Features

Product Link

1.Michelin
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 17 to 18 inches
  • Vehicle Category: Luxury Cars
  • Budget category:Expensive
  • Driving Category: Sport, Luxury
5/5
2.Pirelli
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 15 to 18 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars, Luxury Cars
  • Budget category:Expensive
  • Driving Category: Sport, Luxury
4.9/5
3.Bridgestone
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 12 to 16 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars, Luxury Sedans, SUVs
  • Budget category:Mid Range
  • Driving Category: City Driving, Sport, Luxury
4.4/5
4.MRF
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 12 to 14 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars
  • Budget category:Affordable
  • Driving Category: City Driving, Highway Cruising
4.5/5
5.Goodyear
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 13 to 15 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars and SUVs
  • Budget category:Expensive
  • Driving Category: Sport, Highway Cruising
4/5

6.Yokohama

  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 15 to 17 inches
  • Vehicle Category:SUVs
  • Budget category:Expensive
  • Driving Category: Sport, Luxury
4/5
7.Continental
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 12 to 16 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars, Sedans
  • Budget category:Mid Range
  • Driving Category: Highway Cruising, City Driving
4/5
8.Apollo
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 12 to 15 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars
  • Budget category:Affordable
  • Driving Category: City Driving
4/5

9.JK

  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 13 to 16 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars, Hatchbacks
  • Budget category:Affordable
  • Driving Category: City Driving
3.5/5

10. Maxxis

  • Tyre Type: Tubeless
  • Size: 13 to 14 inches
  • Vehicle Category:Passenger Cars, 
  • Budget category:Affordable
  • Driving Category:  City Driving
3/5

1. Michelin Primacy

Michelin is one of the most diverse and the most preferred brands in the automotive world for tyres both Internationally and in India. Michelin is one of the oldest tyre makers from France and has a wide distribution network in India and is backed by advanced R&D for the best products.

Michelin Primacy is as if it was made for India, it has minimal road noise and has one of the smoothest and softest ride quality. The braking is exceptional and with minimal to no road noise. One of the best options for your car right here. 

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Excellent
  • Road Noise – Minimal
  • Best For – Highways and Within City
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars and SUV
  • Price range – Rs 6500-10500

Reasons to Buy

If you are someone who puts safety and comfort before sportiness and quirky driving, this is the tyre meant for you with its extremely reliable features.

My Verdict: One of the best tyres in the market and at a great price range for the product quality, this is a blind buy for passenger cars.

2. Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde and Pirelli Cinturato P7

Pirelli is the backbone for Italian Automotive Industry with its exceptional technology and high quality Tyres. Found in Milan, Pirelli tyres are used in performance cars and events such as the F1 races. Such is the prowess of their technological advancement.

The Pirelli Cinturato Tyre family boasts of being environmentally conscious with eco-friendly material. The Cinturato P7 is one of the best technologically advanced tyres with state-of-the art tread pattern, low rolling resistance and exceptional Braking. The P7 and P1 Verde were both developed keeping in mind the average Urban car drivers and their safety.

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Excellent
  • Road Noise – Minimal
  • Best For – Urban, City Roads
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars, Salons
  • Price range – Rs 5500 – 19500

Reasons to Buy

The tyres are made keeping in mind the braking and safety required when driving a mid-range car inside an urban city.

My Verdict: One of the best options if you have a passenger car and mostly drive inside the city with family. 

3. Bridgestone Turanza and Bridgestone Ecopia

Bridgestone is no doubt the largest tyre manufacturer in terms of production. The company was found in America and merged with another popular tyre manufacturer from Japan forming the biggest tyre company of all times. One of the most popular choices for luxury and off-roading cars, this brand is true to its claims.

The Bridgestone Turanza is created for passenger cars for driving inside the city and the highways. The Ecopia series is more of a luxury car offering and specialises in SUV tyres offering exceptional ride quality, control and braking. Bridgestone has patented Rayon Cord Tyre Technology.

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Excellent
  • Road Noise – Low
  • Best For – Highway, City Roads
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars, Luxury cars and SUVs
  • Price range – Rs 3500 – 8500

Reasons to Buy

The Bridgestone tyres offer low road noise, good braking with control and low rolling resistance making it a good choice for family cars.

My Verdict:The patented features and trustworthy tyres are too good for SUVs and for your luxury cars and can offer great ride quality and control.

4. MRF ZVTS

MRF is a very own Indian brand with its headquarters in chennai offering one of the biggest range of tyres in the country, spanning bikes to trucks to cars and 3 wheelers. You name it! The company has a strong brand image in tyre business and has a very reputable presence in customer service and quality.

MRF ZVTS is one of the most preferred passenger car tyres for cars such as Maruti and Hyundai hatchbacks. These car tyres are made keeping in mind the road conditions in India and provides good riding quality and affordable prices.

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Very Good
  • Road Noise – Average
  • Best For – Highway, City Roads
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars
  • Price range – Rs 4000 – 4500

Reasons to Buy

One of the most affordable best quality options in the market offering great service, network and ride quality with Indian road requirements.

My Verdict:If you are looking for a great quality tyre with safety and control but on a budget, MRF is your best bet!

5. Goodyear GT3, Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max and Goodyear Wrangler

Goodyear is a popular American Tyre Brand with a strong image from the NASCAR associations. The brand has a strong reputation in offering performance tyres. The brand has a significant presence in the Indian Tyre market with a huge customer base that swears by its quality and agility.

The GT3 is one of the most preferred Goodyear tyres meant for superior handling even on wet surfaces and is great at comfort. The Assurance Fuel Max has a reputation to help save fuel by improving mileage. The Wrangler is great for highway cruising with excellent traction control. 

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Very Good
  • Road Noise – Low
  • Best For – Highway, City Roads, Offroad
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars, SUVs 
  • Price range – Rs 4000 – 20,000

Reasons to Buy

With a varied offering for every scenario, Goodyear has one of the best tyre selections that takes you from city to highway to offroad all in a jiffy.

My Verdict: If you are someone who is on the road a lot, The Wrangler and the Assurance Max will give you excellent ride quality, control and savings. 

6.Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S

Yokohama is a popular racing motorsport company with its base of origin in Japan. Most of its production also takes place in the USA. The Yokohama tyres oozes excellence in the performance category and has one of the best offerings for the high-end, performance tyre segment.

Yokohama Geolander is a pure-bred SUV segment tyre that is created keeping in mind the tough terrain and its requirements. These tires have large shoulder blocks for control, stability and agility on the rough road with extensive braking ability. They work extremely well even on wet surfaces and have high traction. 

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Excellent
  • Road Noise – Average to Low
  • Best For – Highway, Off Road Terrain
  • Compatible with – SUVs 
  • Price range – Rs 7000 – 15,000

Reasons to Buy

The tyres are extremely well praised in the tyre community and offers very good traction and support on rough terrain roads and is perfect for country roads.

My Verdict: If you are someone who hits the country roads often or just needs extensive highway stability and control for your SUV, this is the tyre for you!

7.Continental Conti Comfort and Conti Max

Continental is a german tyre maker with exceptional brand image amongst the tri-stars or the German Big 3 – BMW, Mercedes and Audi. The Continental tyres are usually seen as OE tyres on these cars and have great product image in the global market. 

Continental Tyres offer ultra comfort and stability on the road. The entry-level tyre which is the Conti Comfort is meant for small passenger cars for improved stability and braking. The advanced model which is the Conti Max is suited for SUVs and comes with a patented Bionic Tread pattern for superior grip and protection on the road. 

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Excellent
  • Road Noise – Low
  • Best For – City and Highway
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars and Sedans
  • Price range – Rs 4000 – 10,000

Reasons to Buy

The Continental Tyres offer superior grip and stability in city roads and highways and are trusted by many German Luxury car makers for smooth riding and comfort. 

My Verdict: If you want smooth, bumpless riding quality and ultra braking efficiency inside the city with a great overall stability, this is the tyre for you. 

8.Apollo Amazer 4G

Apollo is a fast growing tyre manufacturer in the league to become one of the biggest distribution networks for tyres in India. Apollo is famous for its OE tyre making for most number of Indian vehicles in the market. The brand credits itself on budget tyres with great value for money.

Apollo Amazer 4G is a new generation tyre with improved stability, protection from rough roads, improved braking and agile nature. The tyre offers excellent mileage as well and is perfect for a family car within the city. The tyres are known to outlast any other budget tyre in the market.

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Good
  • Road Noise – Medium
  • Best For – City, Urban
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars, Hatchback
  • Price range – Rs 2000 – 3500

Reasons to Buy

Apollo tyres are trusted by many Indian Car makers as original fitment tyres. The tyre maker has a reputation for value for money tyres in the market with long life and durability. 

My Verdict: If you have a small passenger car or hatchback and have limited driving requirements within the city but with good stability and comfort, this is the tyre for you.

9.JK Vectra

JK Tyres is one of the best tyre manufacturers in the world with a focus on buses, trucks, cars and bike tyre manufacturing. The company is a leader in Radial technology and has one of the off-road tyres as well. JK is known for its pioneering technology and research in tyre design and development. 

JK Vectra is a tyre family that was created for the comfortable riding class cars. It was designed keeping in mind the requirement of regular driving comfort, stability, braking and grip technology. The specially designed tread ribs offer ultimate grip and protection. 

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Good
  • Road Noise – Medium
  • Best For – City, Urban
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars, Hatchback
  • Price range – Rs 2000 – 3500

Reasons to Buy

JK Vectra is designed for the Man of the Now. The wide shoulder block design gives stability, cornering control and traction for superior driving experience.

My Verdict:

If you own a city car or sedan that requires comfort along with stability and control even on wet surfaces in the city road, this is the tyre to choose. 

10.Maxxis MA-P1

Maxxis is a popular American tyre maker gaining reputation in the global market. The tyre maker is quite popular in the heavy automotive sector such as pickup trucks, trailers, off road trucks and dirt bikes. The tyre maker has recently stepped into the passenger car segment as well.

The Maxxis MA-P1 is a popular passenger car offering a 13 inch variant for regular sized hatchbacks and small salons. The tyre has aggressive tread design for superior control and traction on dry and wet surfaces. More over the sidewall gives control and handling comfort with the tyre.

Specification

  • Ride Quality – Decent to Good
  • Road Noise – Medium
  • Best For – City, Urban
  • Compatible with – Passenger Cars
  • Price range – Rs 2500 – 4000

Reasons to Buy

The design substance for this tyre is quite unique and for the price, this tyre offers exceptional quality, agility and control over the road and gives great comfort for riders.

My Verdict:  This is true value for money. Being a newbie in the market, the tyre offers great quality with superior technology also at affordable prices.

Conclusion:

These are some of the best car tyres in India currently. All of these tyres are quite trending in the market and we have vetted them entirely based on a general customers point of view and preferences. 

We do need to mention CEAT and Dunlop tyres as honorary mentions because of their great performance. Although they do not appear on the list, these two veterans in the market offer good value propositions to clients looking for the best car tyre in the market. However, they are outdated and therefore replaced by newer options that you may find on this list.

We hope you find your brand new  set of  Motorsport happiness with this list. Happy Motoring!!