Semperit Speed-Grip 5 is a winter tyre made in total of 90 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 60mm narrower than the widest one (275). 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 Semperit Speed-Grip 5 - "V", which is good for speeds up to 240 km/h. In 215/55 R17, Speed-Grip 5 usually competes against EuroWinter HS01, which is a tyre from Falken with a rating of 80%, compared to 81% of the Semperit in question. Latest test in 215/55 R17 was held by Autobild in 2022, where Speed-Grip 5 received rating "Good" and finished on the 10. place. It was tested on a VW Passat.
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