PIRELLI WINTER SOTTOZERO 3

Very
recommendable

Test car: AUDI S4

SNOW TEST

Braking distance

This test measures the braking distance from a speed of 50 km/h on snow covered surfaces.

PIRELLI 29.6 metres
MICHELIN 29.6 metres
DUNLOP 29.6 metres
GT RADIAL 30.5 metres
GOODYEAR 30.5 Km/h
NOKIAN 31.8 metres

Handling

Average speed on the handling track. This test measures the average speed on the handling courses. The higher the speed, the better the handling performance of the tyre (acceleration, braking, cornering) on snowy surfaces.


PIRELLI 53.8 Km/h
GOODYEAR 53.2 Km/h
DUNLOP 53.1 Km/h
MICHELIN 52.4 Km/h
GT RADIAL 50.8 Km/h
NOKIAN 49.0 Km/h

Traction

The grip force developed be each tyre. This test measures the traction force (measured in Newton) developed by each tyre.

MICHELIN 2669 newton
PIRELLI 2616 newton
DUNLOP 2589 newton
GOODYEAR 2562 newton
GT RADIAL 2536 newton
NOKIAN 2269 newton

Slalom

Average speed on the slalom track. This test measures the average speed on the slalom track.


PIRELLI 4.07 m/s2
DUNLOP 3.95 m/s2
MICHELIN 3.95 m/s2
GOODYEAR 3.87 m/s2
GT RADIAL 3.56 m/s2
NOKIAN 3.48 m/s2

WET TEST

Handling

This test measures the average speed on the handling course. The higher the speed, the better the handling performance of the tyres (acceleration, braking, cornering) on wet surfaces.

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MICHELIN 75.2 Km/h
PIRELLI 74.8 Km/h
DUNLOP 74.6 Km/h
GOODYEAR 74.4 Km/h
NOKIAN 73.8 Km/h
GT RADIAL 72.0 Km/h

Braking distance

From a speed of 100km/h. Also in this case the best winter tyres can match the safety and performance of a summer tyre.

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MICHELIN 63.3 meters
PIRELLI 63.5 meters
DUNLOP 63.7 meters
GOODYEAR 63.9 meters
NOKIAN 64.5 meters
GT RADIAL 67.6 meters