Low rolling resistance tires
Low rolling resistance tires reduce the amount of energy your tire absorbs as it rolls.
Cost is high, but if you need your tires replaced anyway the gains over the life of the tires may be worth the higher cost
Instructions for mod
When buying tires look for low rolling resistance tires.
Please enter your user name and any relevant data in the table
|User Name||Car Make, Model, Year||Cost of Mod||Time to Perform Mod||MPG Before Mod||MPG After Mod||MPG improvement guess||Instruction Link|
|External Tester||Mercedes C200 CGI||2 Hours|| Michelin-35
|Big test of 5 LRR tires|
|euromodder||Volvo V50 2005||530 euro||1 Hour||41.56||44.46||6.98% Michelin Energy Saver||6 month averages before and after 16 Jan 09. euromodder Fuel log|
Problems / Consequences of mod
If you need snow or ice traction, LRR tires may not be for you as they have less grip.