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  1. Join Date
    Jan 2006
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    #1
    let say we have mitsu adventure with R14 195 tires or R14 205 tires.

    same grip/design and psi.

    will the 205 (wider) consume more fuel?

  2. Join Date
    Feb 2006
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    #2
    Theoretically, yes higher fuel consumption.. the wider tires will have more rolling resistance.
    How much? ... it will be more but the level maybe almost the same (not much / significant).

    FYI.. here are some pros and cons for wider tires
    Pros:
    - Better handling
    - Aesthetically better

    Cons:
    - Higher road noise
    - Higher fuel consumption

    Well, I still stand to be corrected.

  3. Join Date
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    #3
    Tama. It might not be statistically significant.

    Ang pagbalik ng comeback...

  4. Join Date
    Jan 2006
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    #4
    I see, thanks po.

Fuel consumption with tire size