Tires that maintain or increase MPG

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Fuel Economy' started by jackovalltrades, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. jackovalltrades

    jackovalltrades New Member

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    I've got 44k miles and will need a new set of tires before this winter. I know there's a lot of posts already about treadwear, price and performance. I'm simply looking for a response with brand and model of tire you've used on your Prius that maintained or increased MPG over the original Integrity.
     
  2. jdenenberg

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    The attached file shows that there are tires that will improve your MPG. The best I have found are made by Nokian (Finland). Their All-Weather Models (WR and WRg2) are great tires in bad weather and their i3 is good for summer climes. The Michelin MXV4+ that I had on my 2004 Prius was good, but is no longer available in our size (185/65HR15). The Michelin Primacy MXV4 may also be a good choice, but I have no direct experience to confirm it.

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    Aptera is using the Potenza RE92

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