Answering your vehicle-related queries

Upsized tyres

Vishal, Mumbai: For my 2017 Honda City, which tyres can be greatest for metropolis and occasional freeway driving: Bridgestone, Michelin or Good Year? Is it advisable to make use of outsized tyres?

You may upsize the tyres from the Honda City’s unique 175/65-R15 to the 185/60-R15s. The elevated width gives you higher road-holding functionality and luxury. You may take into account Michelin as it’s a good possibility for metropolis drives with occasional freeway use.

Tank up

Rohit Jangid, Alwar: I’ve lately bought a brand new Honda Activa 6G. However, through the lockdown state of affairs, BS-VI gasoline just isn’t obtainable at any close by petrol station in my metropolis. So which gasoline would you advocate? Should I exploit one of many premium fuels obtainable?

BS-VI gasoline will quickly be obtainable in all areas of the nation. However, don’t worry about utilizing BS-IV gasoline in your BS-VI car because it mustn’t trigger any points. Using premium fuels is solely a matter of private selection and your scooter will run simply effective on common petrol.

Changing gear

Bharat Malkani, Mumbai: I’m impressed with the Honda WR-V’s efficiency despite the fact that it’s underpowered. However, dwelling in Mumbai, I’m not in favour of utilizing a stick shift. Are there any plans by Honda to herald an computerized transmission model within the type of a CVT or torque converter, and never an AMT?

It is unlikely that Honda will deliver an computerized model of the WR-V, because the mannequin is probably going to get replaced with one other compact SUV someday subsequent 12 months. Honda doesn’t favour AMTs and future compact Honda automatics will all have CVTs.

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