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Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3

215/55 R17 Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 variants

Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 is a winter tyre made in total of 77 sizes, ranging from R14 to R14 - this particular dimension is R17, which means it fits to a 17 inch/431.8mm diameter wheel. 215/55 R17 is 50mm wider than the narrowest dimension (165) and 10mm narrower than the widest one (225). This tyre profile of 55 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 55% of the tyre width (215mm), which results in 118.25mm sidewall height. In 215/55 R17, there is only one possible speed index for Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 - "V", which is good for speeds up to 240 km/h. In 215/55 R17, W462 Winter i*cept RS3 usually competes against N blue 4 Season, which is a tyre from Nexen with a rating of 62%, compared to 78% of the Hankook in question. Latest test in 215/55 R17 was held by Autobild in 2022, where W462 Winter i*cept RS3 received rating "Good" and finished on the 7. place. It was tested on a VW Passat.

215/55 R17 98 V

Hankook Winter i*cept RS3 (W462) ( 215/55 R17 98V XL 4PR, SBL )In stockFree shipping
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Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 is made in 77 sizes, starting from 165/65 R14 up to 225/55 R17.

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Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 in tyre tests

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Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
Ranked #7 of 19
In the evaluation, the Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 emerged as a commendable contender, securing its place out of 19 participants. It was lauded for its new winter tread design that incorporates balanced driving characteristics along with dynamic handling on both wet and dry surfaces. The tire was also highlighted for its good resistance against aquaplaning. Despite its strong performance in crucial areas, it was critiqued for its moderate lifespan and average comfort levels. Notably, the Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3 distinguished itself by excelling in aquaplaning-longitudinal and dry handling disciplines, showcasing its superior capability in these aspects without any mention of properties where it finished last, reflecting its robust performance across the board.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS32+ 223+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #9 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS335,326,6

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