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Toyo Observe S944

225/50 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. 225/50 R17 is 40mm wider than the narrowest dimension (185) and 0mm narrower than the widest one (225). This tyre profile of 50 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 50% of the tyre width (225mm), which results in 112.5mm sidewall height. In 225/50 R17, there is only one possible speed index for Toyo Observe S944 - "V", which is good for speeds up to 240 km/h. Latest test in 225/50 R17 was held by AutoMotorSport in 2020, where Observe S944 received rating "Satisfactory" and finished on the 7. place. It was tested on a BMW 3.

225/50 R17 98 V XL

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
The Toyo Observe S944 finished in the middle of the pack, securing the 15th spot among 20 competitors. Awarded a final rating of 'Satisfactory', this tire demonstrated strong performance on snow, with high traction and short braking distances. Additionally, it was praised for decent comfort and good tread life. However, its performance was hindered by moderate lateral grip on snowy and wet surfaces, which affected its overall standing. Despite these drawbacks, the Toyo Observe S944 showed commendable strengths where it mattered the most in winter conditions.
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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