225 50 R17 - tires the upper middle class
Vehicles in the upper middle class find the dimension 225 50 R17 before an excellent tire. Tires whose quality compared to other sizes corresponding to a high standard. Not surprising, because who is able to will a BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Mercedes E-class to buy and so little interest in a summer tire have, does not meet the various criteria.
The quality characteristics of the tires
In contrast to a tire for a small car summer tires with the dimensions 225 50 R17 must hold more weight at a higher speed on the ground. The high-powered vehicles require maintenance in all driving situations. Depending on the driver or vehicle a sporty or comfortable ride is preferred. This aspect should be taken into account in the choice of the tire. Some models support a precise steering response, while others car tires allow easy controllable cornering and braking. Tests of Auto Motor und Sport explain to the customer, for the driving mode that is suitable the different tire models.
Models that support precise steering response
To test winner a tire of was Hankook (Ventus S1) appointed, the judges in this dry and wet road conditions across the board. Showed weaknesses of these tires not, but the characteristics of the summer tire corresponding to a sporty driving style, the forgiving less error when starting or braking into the corners. With the models of Continental and Michelin will find consumers from a tire that demands no precise steering behavior of the driver. Furthermore, could also Goodyear and Pirelli convince with their tire models and join the good test result.
The tire 225 50 R17 ensures the stability of a vehicle even at higher speeds. The tire models are available with the speed index W available (up to 270 km / h) and Y (300 km / h). A wide tires which visually and functionally fulfills all the requirements that are placed on a tire of an upper mid-size car.