Vitora 215/50 R17 Tyres

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Choosing a new set of car tyres can be a tricky proposition. There is a multitude of options vying for your attention, and you are probably confused about which one to go for. You may have already decided whether you want a summer tyre or a winter tyre or an all-season variant. These are all variables and depend on your individual preference, but there is one aspect of tyres that you cannot choose and have to go with what the manufacturer specifies - the size.

Car tyres come in all sizes - from the relatively smaller ones in compact coupes to the bigger ones in SUVs and off-roaders. However, today, we are going to talk about a particular size- 215/50 R17. That’s because we have noticed that the number of people in Southampton coming in to get these tyres are increasing day by day. 

If you are a novice driver and have no clue about what these numbers mean, fret not. We will clear all your doubts. 215 is the width of the tyre in millimetres while 50 represents the height to width ratio. The ‘R’ stands for radial which denotes the type of tyre it is, and 17 is the rim diameter in inches. Pretty simple, huh?

Cars that use tyres of this size

Chevrolet: Epica, Vectra, Bolt

Buick: Excelle, Velite 5

Dodge: Stratus, Avenger

Audi: A6, A4

Jaguar: S-Type

Honda: Shuttle, Civic, Jade

Mazda: Axela, Sentia, Atenza

Apart from these, select models of Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Ferrari, Fiat, Cadillac, Skoda, Toyota and Renault also use tyres of this specific size. Check with our mechanics to see if your car is one of them. 

If it is, we recommend going for the Vitora Sportlife. This versatile, high-performance tyre is relatively new in the market. However, in the short span that it has been around, Sportlife has impressed regular drivers and car specialists alike. 

These tyres Totton provide excellent handling and braking performance due to their unique tread design. The inside shoulders are designed in such a way that the aquaplaning capability of these tyres is through the roof. Despite being high-performance tyres, they are surprisingly silent and comfortable to drive on. 

Totton Tyre and Exhaust is one of the few places that store these tyres. Get your hands on a set of Vitora tyres today by visiting our workshop. If your vehicle uses tyres of a different size, we have a plethora of options for you to choose from. 

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