Winter tire test in the format 245 / 40-18 V: test tires Pirelli W240 Sottozero II

Winter tires in the dimension 245 / 40-18 today are actually no longer uncommon for some manufacturers but apparently still a very special challenge. Three premium products stand on a Mercedes E500 the comparison test on snow, wet and dry roads.

Jochen Übler

Pirelli W240 Sottozero II

Test result:
Pirelli has its strengths clearly on wet road conditions. Here, the Pirelli Sottozero II convinced W240 also with an excellent driving behavior. Gripnievau be lying on snow under the Dunlop and Conti.

So is assessed:
The tire with the best value per criterion gets full marks each. In the steering precision count the directness and the response from the central position, while handling the highest possible neutrality in the border area.

Overview: Winter tire test Mercedes E500
  • Winter tires 245/40 R18 V the test page 1
  • Test tires Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D Page 2
  • Test Tires Continental TS 830 P page 3
  • Test tires Pirelli W240 Sottozero II page 4