What Is Maruti Suzuki Dzire Tyre Tread Depth And How Does It Matter?

Maruti Suzuki Dzire is the most loved sedan in Indian families. And as a responsible owner, you always ensure that Dzire is up and maintained well with regular services. Paying heed to the Maruti Suzuki Dzire tyre traction levels and tyre condition is equally essential.

It is necessary to know about the tyre tread depth for a safe grip on the tarmac. It also helps you know about the tyre’s state and the right time to replace them. Ensuring the tyres remain firm on the surface every time you drive, you must understand the tread depth of the Maruti Suzuki Dzire tyre and how it is measured.

  • First, Know What Is Tyre Tread?

    In general, the tread is the circumferential part of the tyre that touches the road surface. The tyre tread receives varied designs of a crease or groove, which offer friction against the surface. The deeper the grooves on the tyre tread, the more friction and hold it gives the tyre, resulting in brilliant traction levels while driving.

    The tread should be deep enough while riding on uneven surfaces and damp terrains. In such a situation, retaining grip while driving might be tricky. As a universal law, all tyre makers have specified a minimum tread depth of 1.6mm for car tyres.

    The Maruti Suzuki Dzire Tyre Size

    For the LXI/LDI and VXI/VDI variants, Maruti Dzire has 165/80 R14 tyres. Moreover, the top-end ZXI/ZDI and ZXI+/ZDI+ come with 185/65 R15 tyres. Check the Dzire tyre price and features here.

    What Is The Optimal Tread Depth For A Dzire Tyre?

    A tyre tread depth of 8-9mm is advisable for mass-market cars like Dzire. For optimal performance and grip, the tread should cover 75% of the width of the Maruti Suzuki Dzire tyre and all around its circumference. Depending on weather and type of surfaces, the tread design and depths vary from one tyre to another.

    How To Measure The Tread Depth Of A Maruti Suzuki Dzire Tyre?

    The Maruti Suzuki Dzire tyre options from CEAT come with tread wear indicators present in its grooves. These indicators are small horizontal bars placed evenly around the tyre circumference. If the tyre wear reaches these bars, it means that the tyre is worn out and needs replacement.

     It is advisable to check the tyre's tread depth every six months to avoid last-moment damage and replacement. The depth can also be measured using tyre depth gauges, which are available in multiple designs, including laminated cards, vertical scales and digital gauges. All you need to do is place a tyre gauge inside the groove and check the depth. If the figure obtained in the tyre gauge is closer to 1.6mm, it is better to swap that tyre for a new unit.

    Best Maruti Dzire Tyre Options

    CEAT Milaze X3

    The longevity-focused tyre features an ideal amalgamation of hard and soft compounds to ensure high tread life. Moreover, it gets additional rubber content on the tread part for maximum durability and life.. The tyre is infused with a robust shoulder design to enhance the cornering aspect. Get more details here.

    CEAT FuelSmarrt

    The tyre is integrated with a modern, low-rolling-resistance compound and hands-out superior fuel mileage. Its wide tread area offers stable ride quality, while the firm ribs that embrace high pitch design cancel the road noise by a good margin. Get more details here.


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