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93v or try 94v???

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#1 OFFLINE   Razidar1


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Posted 21 December 2017 - 08:45 AM

I'm an Uber driver in NYC and I have 78,000 miles on my 16 fusion se hybrid which came with 93v Michelin tires.i wants to change the tires but found 94v at least a $100 cheaper.should I get those? what's the worst can happen with 94v? please help me on this one because I have no idea how this thread system works.thank you

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#2 OFFLINE   murphy


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Posted 21 December 2017 - 11:32 AM

93 supports less weight than a 94.



#3 OFFLINE   ptjones


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Posted 21 December 2017 - 11:36 AM

93V are the best tires to have, for one thing you can put 51 psi in the tires vs 44 psi.  Here are the specs: https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Michelin&tireModel=Energy+Saver+A%2FS 93V has wider tread. :)



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#4 OFFLINE   Waldo


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Posted 25 December 2017 - 11:37 PM

As murphy pointed out, the 94 is just a higher load rating, so nothing bad can happen.  But usually that higher load rating is because the tire has an extra belt or some other structure to it that is usually going to result in higher rolling resistance and thus worse fuel economy.


There are about a billion possible differences amongst the tires on the market, load rating is just one of them. What do you really want out of your tires?

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