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Falken Eurowinter HS449

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Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2012
  • Regions for sale: Eastern Asia, Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Falken Eurowinter HS449. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– A satisfied motorist mentioned that with this set of tires handling was good, and his car was quieter than it was with the stock tires.
– Many owners said that these tires provided responsive handling and a crisp steering response in both wet and dry conditions.
– A lot of users said that these tires ensure outstanding grip on deep, loose, and hard-packed snow.
– The customers were happy that the price for the tire was affordable.

Reasons not to buy

– A few dissatisfied drivers said that the cornering capability of this tire was pretty low.
– Some unhappy drivers wrote that the tires were loud.

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Falken Eurowinter HS449 Tire Rank

 39  142 in Passenger / Winter

 18  67 in Studless Ice & Snow

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Description

The EUROWINTER HS449 raises the bar for the winter performance segment. With a new silica enriched compound, the HS449 is a blend of winter capability and dry performance. The directional tread design features an optimal amount of void ratio for grip in wet and slushy conditions as well as snow evacuation. 3D Canyon siping is utilized in the tread for ice grip and wet performance to help the tire maintain contact with the road in severe conditions. For those looking for performance in winter with dependability in the dry, the HS449 hits the mark.

  • The improved silica rubber mix ensures optimum road holding
  • Excellent grip and first-class braking properties
  • Improved driving comfort thanks to noise minimization
  • Excellent directional stability

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Falken Eurowinter HS449
Car Type
Passenger
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Falken Eurowinter HS449 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Sidewall styling Overall diameter Tread depth (mm) Section width Approved rim width Max inflation pressure Utqg Tire weight Revs per mile Load range Measured rim width Tread depth Tire weight (kg) Max load Tread width
R13 175/70 R13 82T 175/70 R13 82T 22.8 9.0 7.0 4.5 - 6 44.0 17.0 925.0 SL 5.0 11.0 1047 5.4
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T 23.1 9.0 7.0 5 - 6 44.0 17.0 918.0 SL 5.0 11.0 1047 5.6
R14 175/70 R14 88T XL 175/70 R14 88T XL 23.9 9.0 7.0 4.5 - 6 50.0 18.0 883.0 XL 5.0 11.0 1235 5.4
R14 185/60 R14 82T 185/60 R14 82T 22.8 9.0 7.4 5 - 6.5 44.0 17.0 928.0 SL 5.5 11.0 1047 6.0
R14 185/65 R14 86T 185/65 R14 86T 23.6 9.0 7.4 5 - 6.5 44.0 19.0 898.0 SL 5.5 11.0 1168 5.9
R15 175/65 R15 84T 175/65 R15 84T 24.1 9.0 7.0 5 - 6 44.0 17.0 877.0 SL 5.0 11.0 1102 5.6
R15 185/55 R15 82H 185/55 R15 82H 23.2 9.0 7.5 5 - 6.5 51.0 17.0 908.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1047 6.4
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T 23.8 9.0 7.4 5 - 6.5 44.0 19.0 886.0 SL 5.5 11.0 1102 6.0
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T 24.5 9.0 7.4 5 - 6.5 44.0 20.0 860.0 SL 5.5 11.0 1235 5.9
R15 195/55 R15 85H 195/55 R15 85H 23.6 9.0 7.8 5.5 - 7 51.0 19.0 895.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1135 6.7
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T 24.3 9.0 7.8 5.5 - 7 44.0 20.0 871.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1235 6.4
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T 25.0 9.0 8.0 5.5 - 7 44.0 21.0 848.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1356 6.2
R15 205/60 R15 91H 205/60 R15 91H 24.7 9.0 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 51.0 21.0 856.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1356 6.7
R15 205/65 R15 94T 205/65 R15 94T 25.6 9.0 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 44.0 23.0 829.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1477 6.5
R15 215/70 R15 98T 215/70 R15 98T 27.0 9.0 8.7 5.5 - 7 44.0 25.0 845.0 SL 6.5 12.0 1653 6.7
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H 24.6 9.0 7.8 5.5 - 7 51.0 20.0 856.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1201 6.7
R16 205/50 R16 91H XL 205/50 R16 91H XL 24.2 9.0 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 50.0 22.0 871.0 XL 6.5 11.0 1356 7.3
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H 24.9 9.0 8.4 5.5 - 7.5 51.0 23.0 845.0 SL 6.5 11.0 1356 7.1
R16 205/60 R16 96H XL 205/60 R16 96H XL 25.8 9.0 8.1 5.5 - 7.5 50.0 24.0 821.0 XL 6.0 11.0 1565 6.7
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H 26.6 9.0 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 51.0 25.0 795.0 SL 6.0 11.0 1521 6.5
R16 215/55 R16 93H 215/55 R16 93H 25.3 9.0 8.9 6 - 7.5 51.0 23.0 834.0 SL 7.0 11.0 1433 7.4
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL 25.3 9.0 8.9 6 - 7.5 50.0 25.0 834.0 XL 7.0 11.0 1609 7.4
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL 26.3 9.0 8.7 6 - 7.5 50.0 24.0 805.0 XL 6.5 11.0 1709 7.0
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H 27.1 9.0 8.7 6 - 7.5 51.0 26.0 783.0 SL 6.5 12.0 1653 6.9
R16 225/55 R16 95H 225/55 R16 95H 25.7 9.0 9.2 6 - 8 51.0 25.0 821.0 SL 7.0 12.0 1521 7.8
R16 225/60 R16 102V XL 225/60 R16 102V XL 26.7 9.0 9.0 6 - 8 50.0 28.0 795.0 XL 6.5 12.0 1874 7.3
R16 225/65 R16 100T 225/65 R16 100T 27.6 10.0 9.0 6 ~ 8 44.0 28.0 769.0 SL 6.5 12.0 1764 7.2
R16 235/60 R16 100H 235/60 R16 100H 27.1 9.0 9.5 6.5 - 8.5 51.0 29.0 783.0 SL 7.0 12.0 1764 7.7
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL 25.3 9.0 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 50.0 23.0 829.0 XL 6.5 11.0 1433 7.3
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL 24.7 9.0 8.3 7 - 8 50.0 22.0 840.0 XL 7.0 11.0 1356 7.4
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL 25.6 9.0 8.7 6 - 7.5 50.0 24.0 821.0 XL 7.0 11.0 1521 7.7
R17 215/55 R17 98V XL 215/55 R17 98V XL 26.4 9.0 8.9 6 - 7.5 50.0 25.0 798.0 XL 7.0 11.0 1653 7.4
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H 27.3 9.0 8.7 6 - 7.5 51.0 27.0 774.0 SL 6.5 11.0 1565 7.0
R17 225/45 R17 94V XL 225/45 R17 94V XL 25.0 9.0 8.6 7 - 8.5 50.0 24.0 834.0 XL 7.5 12.0 1477 7.8
R17 225/50 R17 98V XL 225/50 R17 98V XL 26.0 9.0 9.0 6 - 8 50.0 26.0 808.0 XL 7.0 12.0 1653 8.0
R17 225/55 R17 101V XL 225/55 R17 101V XL 26.9 9.0 9.1 6 - 8 50.0 27.0 786.0 XL 7.0 12.0 1819 7.8
R17 225/60 R17 99H 225/60 R17 99H 27.7 9.0 8.9 6 - 8 51.0 29.0 764.0 SL 6.5 12.0 1709 7.3
R17 225/65 R17 102H 225/65 R17 102H 28.6 9.0 9.0 6 - 8 51.0 30.0 740.0 SL 6.5 12.0 1874 7.2
R17 235/45 R17 97V XL 235/45 R17 97V XL 25.4 9.0 9.2 7.5 - 9 50.0 25.0 821.0 XL 8.0 12.0 1609 8.1
R17 235/55 R17 103V XL 235/55 R17 103V XL 27.2 9.0 9.5 6.5 - 8.5 50.0 28.0 776.0 XL 7.5 12.0 1929 8.1
R17 235/60 R17 102H 235/60 R17 102H 28.2 9.0 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 51.0 32.0 751.0 SL 7.0 12.0 1874 7.7
R17 235/65 R17 108H XL 235/65 R17 108H XL 29.1 9.0 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 50.0 33.0 730.0 XL 7.0 12.0 2205 7.5
R17 245/45 R17 99V XL 245/45 R17 99V XL 25.8 9.0 9.6 7.5 - 9 50.0 26.0 808.0 XL 8.0 12.0 1709 8.5
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL 25.2 9.0 9.1 7.5 - 9 50.0 25.0 823.0 XL 8.0 12.0 1389 8.0
R18 225/45 R18 95V XL 225/45 R18 95V XL 26.1 9.0 8.7 7 - 8.5 50.0 24.0 800.0 XL 7.5 12.0 1521 7.8
R18 225/55 R18 98V 225/55 R18 98V 27.9 9.0 9.2 6 - 8 51.0 28.0 755.0 SL 7.0 12.0 1653 7.8
R18 225/60 R18 100H 225/60 R18 100H 28.7 9.0 9.0 6 - 8 51.0 31.0 736.0 SL 6.5 12.0 1764 7.3
R18 235/45 R18 98V XL 235/45 R18 98V XL 26.4 9.0 9.3 7.5 - 9 50.0 26.0 788.0 XL 8.0 12.0 1653 8.1
R18 235/50 R18 101V XL 235/50 R18 101V XL 27.4 9.0 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 50.0 29.0 769.0 XL 7.5 12.0 1819 8.4
R18 235/55 R18 104H XL 235/55 R18 104H XL 28.3 9.0 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 50.0 31.0 745.0 XL 7.5 12.0 1984 8.1
R18 235/60 R18 107H XL 235/60 R18 107H XL 29.2 9.0 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 50.0 32.0 723.0 XL 7.0 12.0 2149 7.6
R18 245/40 R18 97V XL 245/40 R18 97V XL 25.9 9.0 9.5 8 - 9.5 50.0 26.0 805.0 XL 8.5 12.0 1609 8.6
R18 245/45 R18 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL 26.8 9.0 9.6 7.5 - 9 50.0 27.0 778.0 XL 8.0 12.0 1764 8.5
R18 245/50 R18 104V XL 245/50 R18 104V XL 27.8 9.0 10.0 7 - 8.5 50.0 32.0 758.0 XL 7.5 12.0 1984 8.7
R18 255/45 R18 103V XL 255/45 R18 103V XL 27.1 9.0 10.0 8 - 9.5 50.0 29.0 769.0 XL 8.5 12.0 1929 8.8
R18 255/55 R18 109V XL 255/55 R18 109V XL 29.1 10.0 10.3 7 - 9 50.0 35.0 725.0 XL 8.0 12.0 2271 8.8
R18 265/60 R18 110V 265/60 R18 110V 30.6 9.0 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 51.0 38.0 694.0 SL 8.0 12.0 2337 8.7
R19 225/45 R19 92V 225/45 R19 92V 27.0 9.0 8.6 7 - 8.5 51.0 25.0 769.0 SL 7.5 12.0 1389 7.8
R19 235/55 R19 105V XL 235/55 R19 105V XL 29.3 9.0 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 50.0 33.0 717.0 XL 7.5 12.0 2039 8.1
R19 255/50 R19 107V XL 255/50 R19 107V XL 29.2 10.0 10.1 7 - 9 50.0 34.0 719.0 XL 8.0 12.0 2149 9.1
R20 275/45 R20 106V 275/45 R20 106V 29.9 10.0 10.7 8.5 - 10.5 51.0 35.0 698.0 SL 9.0 12.0 2094 9.5

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