Will my new 215/45 R16 tyres feel very different to my current 185/60 R14 tyres?

I'm about to change from a 2006 Skoda Fabia with 185/60 R14 tyres to a 2016 Skoda Fabia with 215/45 R16 tyres. Is the ride comfort likely to be much different and will they last longer?

Asked on 14 February 2017 by Tom Curtis

Answered by Honest John
The ride will be much harder because there will be less tyre between the rims and the roads and the tyre life will be half to two thirds that of the 185/60 R14s.
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