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Toyo Observe S944

225/45 R17 Toyo Observe S944 variants

Toyo Observe S944 is a winter tyre made in total of 50 sizes, ranging from R15 to R15 - this particular dimension is R17, which means it fits to a 17 inch/431.8mm diameter wheel. 225/45 R17 is 40mm wider than the narrowest dimension (185) and 0mm narrower than the widest one (225). 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 is only one possible speed index for Toyo Observe S944 - "V", which is good for speeds up to 240 km/h.

225/45 R17 94 V XL

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Toyo Observe S944 is made in 50 sizes, starting from 185/55 R15 up to 225/40 R20.

Toyo Observe S944 in tyre tests

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Autobild Winter tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
Ranked #15 of 20
In a competitive field of 20, the Toyo Observe S944 managed to distinguish itself with several positive attributes though challenged in other areas, reflecting a balance of performance characteristics. Testers praised the tire for its high traction and short braking distances on snow, alongside respectable comfort and good mileage, highlighting its reliability in critical winter conditions. However, they also noted some drawbacks, including moderate lateral grip on snow and wet surfaces, indicating areas where the tire did not fully meet expectations. Despite these mixed reviews, the performance of the Toyo Observe S944 implies a tire that offers a blend of dependable winter capabilities with certain limitations in handling.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Toyo Observe S9443+22-1-
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Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test31,429,2
Toyo Observe S94435,730,8
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ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
Ranked #15 of 18
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,52,12,71,5
Toyo Observe S9443,32,52,92,1 3,43,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2020 225/40 R18
Ranked #11 of 12
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Toyo Observe S9443+2 2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test9,58,79,9109
Toyo Observe S9446,17,86,977
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Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Toyo Observe S94422+ 2-
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Source: www.autobild.de

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