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Can wheels and tires affect petrol/diesel mileage?

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Asked by Ataur Rahman, 30 Oct '12 01:51 pm
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Yes they do .... heavier the wheels, heavier the load on the engine resulting in more consumption of fuel.
Answered by Cartoon Network, 30 Oct '12 01:53 pm

 
  
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Yes it affect fuel economy.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 30 Oct '12 01:54 pm

 
  
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Yes please they do effect
Answered by iqbal seth, 30 Oct '12 02:00 pm

 
  
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Of course they do,,,bigger the wheel lessor the r.p.m. and lesser the frictional slippage lesser the torque is on the engine .
Answered by INDER VIG, 30 Oct '12 01:57 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by sushil trivedi, 30 Oct '12 01:56 pm

 
  
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Yes Absoutely. The good tyres and well balance well is make the car runs smooth and can run more by this saving of fuel is always there.
Answered by sankaran iyer, 30 Oct '12 01:56 pm

 
  
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