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Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Nankang Activa SV-55. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Many drivers agreed that this tire provides excellent cold dry grip, cold wet grip as well as good grip in frosty conditions, and snow.
– A happy buyer wrote that the tire handled well in any conditions.

Reasons not to buy

– One driver said that snow traction wise these tires were the worst he’d ever driven on.
– One owner stated that his biggest complaint was the noise. These tires are really noisy.

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Description

Superior handling in cold weather is provided by the asymmetric pattern design and special compound. Three-dimensional sipe improves snow handling and ice traction performance. Multi-tiered shoulders enhance gripping and shovelling ability. Four circumferential groove tread pattern design with 36% void ratio has effective drainage performance to prevent hydroplaning or slipping on a wet surface.

  • The sipes enhance cornering manoeuvrability and strengthen lateral force
  • The 2-in-1 pitch design minimizes rolling noise by depressing resonance effect
  • The cylindrical sipes on the outside help to form icicles to enhance crawling and gripping ability on snowy or icy surfaces
  • The linkage between outside blocks strengthens block stiffness to enhance corning manoeuvrability

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Nankang Activa SV-55
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 80 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Nankang Activa SV-55 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Rolling resistance Load range
R15 195/70 R15 97T XL 195/70 R15 97T XL E XL
R15 205/70 R15 100H XL 205/70 R15 100H XL E XL
R16 205/80 R16 104H XL 205/80 R16 104H XL E XL
R16 215/70 R16 104H XL 215/70 R16 104H XL E XL
R16 225/70 R16 103H 225/70 R16 103H E
R16 235/70 R16 106H 235/70 R16 106H E
R16 245/70 R16 111H XL 245/70 R16 111H XL E XL
R16 265/70 R16 112H 265/70 R16 112H E
R17 215/60 R17 100V XL 215/60 R17 100V XL E XL
R17 215/65 R17 99H 215/65 R17 99H E
R17 225/60 R17 103V XL 225/60 R17 103V XL E XL
R17 225/65 R17 106H XL 225/65 R17 106H XL E XL
R17 235/60 R17 106V XL 235/60 R17 106V XL E XL
R17 245/65 R17 111H XL 245/65 R17 111H XL E XL
R17 255/60 R17 110H XL 255/60 R17 110H XL E XL
R17 255/65 R17 114H XL 255/65 R17 114H XL E XL
R18 225/60 R18 104V XL 225/60 R18 104V XL E XL
R18 235/55 R18 104H XL 235/55 R18 104H XL E XL
R18 235/65 R18 110H XL 235/65 R18 110H XL E XL
R18 245/50 R18 104V XL 245/50 R18 104V XL E XL
R18 255/40 R18 99V XL 255/40 R18 99V XL E XL
R18 255/45 R18 103V XL 255/45 R18 103V XL E XL
R18 255/60 R18 112V XL 255/60 R18 112V XL E XL
R19 225/55 R19 99V 225/55 R19 99V E
R19 235/35 R19 91W XL 235/35 R19 91W XL E XL
R19 235/45 R19 99V XL 235/45 R19 99V XL E XL
R19 245/40 R19 98V XL 245/40 R19 98V XL E XL
R19 255/40 R19 100V XL 255/40 R19 100V XL E XL
R19 255/55 R19 111V XL 255/55 R19 111V XL E XL
R20 275/40 R20 106W XL 275/40 R20 106W XL E XL
R20 275/45 R20 110V XL 275/45 R20 110V XL E XL
R20 315/35 R20 110V XL 315/35 R20 110V XL C XL

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