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Barum Polaris 3

225/45 R17 Barum Polaris 3 variants

Barum Polaris 3 is a winter tyre made in total of 65 sizes, ranging from R13 to R13 - this particular dimension is R17, which means it fits to a 17 inch/431.8mm diameter wheel. 225/45 R17 is 90mm wider than the narrowest dimension (135) and 20mm narrower than the widest one (245). This tyre profile of 45 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 45% of the tyre width (225mm), which results in 101.25mm sidewall height. In 225/45 R17, there are 2 possible speed indexes for Barum Polaris 3 - "H","V", which are good for speeds up to 210, 240 km/h. In 225/45 R17, Polaris 3 usually competes against MS Plus 77, which is a tyre from Uniroyal with a rating of 59%, compared to 44% of the Barum in question.

225/45 R17 91 H

225/45 R17 94 V

Barum Polaris 3 is made in 65 sizes, starting from 135/80 R13 up to 245/45 R18.

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Barum Polaris 3 in tyre tests

Relevant tyre tests in same or similiar dimension (225/45 R17)
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,225,9
Barum Polaris 335,827,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2017 225/50 R17
Ranked #16 of 20
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Barum Polaris 33+21- 2+
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Source: reifenpresse.de

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