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Hello folks, a lot of time to not post anything here :D, that last weekend I change the tires on my baby, the OEM tires Kumho 195/50/16 was worn-out.

After seach a lot and check price, spect and the desing, I shift to GT radial 328 CHAMPIRO 328 - GT Radial USA .

Also increace the tire size to 205/50/16, at moment I gain about 1cm on tire diameter
205*0.50= 102.5 mm versus 195*0.50= 97.5 mm
102.7-97.5= 5.2 mm
0.52 cm * 2 = 1.04 cm tire diameter :D

This little difference wide makes feel the car more stable on curves, and the extra high more comfortable
 

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yes
 

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LOl i used it on my old Kia sephia, and works fine, is a Chinesse tire ( like the 90% of things now ) but the perfomance/price is ok
 

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GT Radials are made by Giti which is a company based out of Singapore and ( I believe ) all their tires are made at plants in China. I bought a "Primewell' brand tire as the spare for my Accent which is made by Giti. Primewell is the house brand for Wheel Works and a couple other tire chains in the U.S. They're evidently in the process of trying to bring their higher end tires to the U.S. market.
 

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I went with 195/55rx16 yoko avids. much better ride and handling than stock, plus a recognized brand .
From anything I have ever read, you should always stay within +/-3% of the OEM outside diameter. Those 195/55R16 would be 3.2% larger. It probably wouldnt be a problem, but you wont see me go that high... Although I'm sure the ride quality would be better...
 

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Does anyone know if the Accent odometer is accurate? We know the speedometer is inaccurate, but it seems like Hyundai would have a legal problem if their odometer was overcounting your miles by anything over 1% on properly inflated stock size tires. If the odometer was wrong, overcounting your miles, larger diameter tires might make the odometer count correctly.
 

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Discussion Starter · #13 ·
the easy way is use paralel waze or other gps program
 
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