Best Tyre brands in India
by Editor News
A tyre is the source of connection between your vehicle and the road. It is important to know the essential elements before choosing your ideal tyre type. After listing all the essential properties that your tyre must have, it’s time to choose the ideal brand for your tyre.
In India, the following brands are the most popular brands to choose from:
- MRF Tyres
Madras Rubber Factory Limited, the largest tyre manufacturer in India, produces a variety of tyres for passenger cars, two-wheelers, trucks, buses, tractors and off-the-road-tyres. With its headquarters in Chennai, it is also the fourteen largest tyre manufacturer in the world.
- Bridgestone Tyres
Bridgestone is a Japanese company that specialises in manufacturing automobile parts. Founded in 1931, its headquarters are based in Kyobashi, Japan. It is one of the top tyre manufacturing brand in India with manufacturing units in Pune and Indore.
- Apollo Tyres
Apollo Tyres Ltd was incorporated in 1972. It has four units in India and one in Netherlands and Hungary each. Its first plant was set up in Kerala, India. Earlier it manufactured only four-wheeler tyres but in 2016, it started manufacturing two-wheeler tyres as well.
- Michelin Tyres
Founded in 1889 in France, Michelin stands as one of the top tyre brands in the world. It is very much popular and preferred in India as well. It specialises in making high-quality radial tyres and also invented removable tyres.
- CEAT Tyres
Established in 1924 in Turin, CEAT is one of the world’s largest tyre manufacturers. Its headquarters are present in Mumbai, India. It produces tyres for buses, trucks, cars, two-wheelers, three-wheelers, commercial vehicles, tractors, earthmovers and trailers.
- JK Tyres
Founded in 1974 in Delhi, JK tyres is one of the leaders in producing radial tyres for buses and trucks. With its headquarters in Delhi, JK tyres is a popular tyre brand globally and a preferred brand in India.
- Goodyear Tyres
Founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling in Ohio, Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company is a Multinational tyre manufacturer. Goodyear gained popularity through their easily detachable tyres. It became the most successful tyre supplier in Formula One and is still on top. Today, it is one of the top tyre brands worldwide.
- Pirelli Tyres
Founded in Milan, Italy, Pirelli is a multinational company and is one of the largest tyre manufacturers globally. With its active participation in motorsports, especially in Formula One, Pirelli has gained worldwide popularity.
- Falken Tyres
Founded in Japan in 1983, Falken tyre is owned by the Japanese company Sumitomo Rubber Industries. It has three headquarters globally in Japan, Germany and the United States. It has participated in numerous motorsports and won back to back in the Formula drift Championship. It is one of the popular tyre brands in India as well.
- Metzeler Tyres
The German motorcycle tyre company Metzeler, was founded in 1863. It specialises in manufacturing two- wheeler tyres and radial tyres. It serves worldwide and is quite popular in India and its surrounding nations.