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Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2014
  • Regions for sale: Eastern Asia, Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia


We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– One satisfied driver said that the tires had very good resistance to aquaplaning.
– A happy driver said that the tires performed very well in a variety of conditions, including snow/slush, rain and dry conditions.
– Some drivers said that the tires had extremely positive road feedback and handling.
– The owner mentioned that the tire's performance was exceptional in wet conditions.
– Many drivers said that the tires were quiet and comfortable to ride on while offering good grip and nice handling while driving.

Reasons not to buy

– The drivers' only complaint with this tire was the road noise.
– One disappointed driver said that the tires were very loud on the highway.

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Winter Sottozero 3 is the winter tyre dedicated to high-end premium vehicles. It has been designed taking into account the evolution of the modern vehicles, in order to achieve maximum safety, control and performance in all winter weather conditions. New compounds and new sipe design have been used introducing the latest technological features. Furthermore,Winter Sottozero 3 has been co-developed with premium and prestige OEMs.

  • The directional double arrow pattern design increases the number of blocks which provide a higher traction in snowy conditions
  • The optimized compound provides a consistent grip throughout a wider working temperature range that provides better grip in all winter weather conditions

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Car Type
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 315 / 355 mm
Aspect Ratio
25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Sidewall styling
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 205/60 R16 96H XL 205/60 R16 96H XL XL SEALINSIDE
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H
R16 215/45 R16 86H 215/45 R16 86H
R16 215/55 R16 93H 215/55 R16 93H
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL XL
R16 215/60 R16 95H 215/60 R16 95H SEALINSIDE
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL XL
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R16 225/55 R16 99H XL 225/55 R16 99H XL XL
R16 235/60 R16 100H 235/60 R16 100H
R17 205/40 R17 84H XL 205/40 R17 84H XL XL
R17 205/45 R17 88V XL 205/45 R17 88V XL XL
R17 205/50 R17 93H XL 205/50 R17 93H XL XL
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL XL
R17 205/55 R17 91H 205/55 R17 91H
R17 205/55 R17 95H XL 205/55 R17 95H XL XL
R17 205/60 R17 93H 205/60 R17 93H
R17 215/40 R17 87H XL 215/40 R17 87H XL XL
R17 215/45 R17 91H XL 215/45 R17 91H XL XL
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL XL
R17 215/55 R17 94H 215/55 R17 94H SEALINSIDE
R17 215/55 R17 98H XL 215/55 R17 98H XL XL
R17 215/55 R17 98V XL 215/55 R17 98V XL XL
R17 215/65 R17 99H 215/65 R17 99H
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
R17 225/45 R17 94H XL 225/45 R17 94H XL XL
R17 225/45 R17 94V XL 225/45 R17 94V XL XL
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H
R17 225/50 R17 98H XL 225/50 R17 98H XL XL
R17 225/50 R17 98V XL 225/50 R17 98V XL XL
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
R17 225/55 R17 101V XL 225/55 R17 101V XL XL
R17 225/60 R17 99H 225/60 R17 99H
R17 235/45 R17 97V XL 235/45 R17 97V XL XL
R17 235/55 R17 99H 235/55 R17 99H
R17 235/55 R17 103V XL 235/55 R17 103V XL XL
R17 245/45 R17 99V XL 245/45 R17 99V XL XL
R17 255/40 R17 98V XL 255/40 R17 98V XL XL
R18 205/40 R18 86V XL 205/40 R18 86V XL XL
R18 215/50 R18 92V 215/50 R18 92V
R18 215/55 R18 95H 215/55 R18 95H
R18 215/55 R18 99V XL 215/55 R18 99V XL XL
R18 225/40 R18 92H XL 225/40 R18 92H XL XL
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL XL
R18 225/45 R18 91H 225/45 R18 91H
R18 225/45 R18 95H XL 225/45 R18 95H XL XL
R18 225/45 R18 95V XL 225/45 R18 95V XL XL
R18 225/50 R18 99H XL 225/50 R18 99H XL XL
R18 225/55 R18 98H 225/55 R18 98H
R18 225/55 R18 102V XL 225/55 R18 102V XL XL
R18 225/60 R18 100H 225/60 R18 100H
R18 225/60 R18 104H XL 225/60 R18 104H XL XL
R18 235/40 R18 95V XL 235/40 R18 95V XL XL
R18 235/45 R18 94V 235/45 R18 94V SEALINSIDE
R18 235/45 R18 98V XL 235/45 R18 98V XL XL
R18 235/50 R18 101V XL 235/50 R18 101V XL XL
R18 235/55 R18 104H XL 235/55 R18 104H XL XL
R18 245/40 R18 97H XL 245/40 R18 97H XL XL
R18 245/40 R18 97V XL 245/40 R18 97V XL XL
R18 245/45 R18 96V 245/45 R18 96V SEALINSIDE
R18 245/45 R18 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL XL
R18 245/50 R18 100H 245/50 R18 100H
R18 255/35 R18 94V XL 255/35 R18 94V XL XL
R18 265/35 R18 97V XL 265/35 R18 97V XL XL
R18 275/40 R18 103V XL 275/40 R18 103V XL XL
R18 275/45 R18 107V XL 275/45 R18 107V XL XL
R19 205/55 R19 97H XL 205/55 R19 97H XL XL
R19 225/40 R19 93H XL 225/40 R19 93H XL XL
R19 225/40 R19 93V XL 225/40 R19 93V XL XL
R19 225/45 R19 96H XL 225/45 R19 96H XL XL
R19 235/35 R19 91V XL 235/35 R19 91V XL XL
R19 235/35 R19 91W XL 235/35 R19 91W XL XL
R19 235/40 R19 96V XL 235/40 R19 96V XL XL
R19 235/45 R19 99V XL 235/45 R19 99V XL XL
R19 245/35 R19 93W XL 245/35 R19 93W XL XL
R19 245/40 R19 94V 245/40 R19 94V
R19 245/40 R19 98H XL 245/40 R19 98H XL XL
R19 245/45 R19 98W 245/45 R19 98W
R19 245/45 R19 102V XL 245/45 R19 102V XL XL
R19 255/35 R19 96H XL 255/35 R19 96H XL XL
R19 255/40 R19 100V XL 255/40 R19 100V XL XL
R19 255/45 R19 104V XL 255/45 R19 104V XL XL
R19 275/35 R19 96V 275/35 R19 96V
R19 275/40 R19 101W 275/40 R19 101W
R19 305/35 R19 102W 305/35 R19 102W
R20 195/55 R20 95H XL 195/55 R20 95H XL XL
R20 215/45 R20 95W XL 215/45 R20 95W XL XL
R20 235/35 R20 92W XL 235/35 R20 92W XL XL
R20 245/30 R20 90W XL 245/30 R20 90W XL XL
R20 245/40 R20 99W XL 245/40 R20 99W XL XL
R20 255/30 R20 92W XL 255/30 R20 92W XL XL
R20 255/35 R20 97V XL 255/35 R20 97V XL XL
R20 255/35 R20 97W XL 255/35 R20 97W XL XL
R20 255/40 R20 101V XL 255/40 R20 101V XL XL
R20 255/40 R20 101W XL 255/40 R20 101W XL XL
R20 265/30 R20 94W XL 265/30 R20 94W XL XL
R20 265/40 R20 104V XL 265/40 R20 104V XL XL
R20 265/45 R20 108W XL 265/45 R20 108W XL XL
R20 285/30 R20 99V XL 285/30 R20 99V XL XL
R20 285/35 R20 100W 285/35 R20 100W
R20 285/35 R20 104V XL 285/35 R20 104V XL XL
R20 285/35 R20 104W XL 285/35 R20 104W XL XL
R20 295/30 R20 101W XL 295/30 R20 101W XL XL
R20 295/40 R20 110W XL 295/40 R20 110W XL XL
R20 305/30 R20 103W XL 305/30 R20 103W XL XL
R21 245/35 R21 96W XL 245/35 R21 96W XL XL
R21 255/35 R21 98V XL 255/35 R21 98V XL XL
R21 265/35 R21 101W XL 265/35 R21 101W XL XL
R21 265/40 R21 105W XL 265/40 R21 105W XL XL
R21 275/35 R21 103V XL 275/35 R21 103V XL XL
R21 275/35 R21 103W XL 275/35 R21 103W XL XL
R21 285/30 R21 100W XL 285/30 R21 100W XL XL PNCS
R21 305/35 R21 109W XL 305/35 R21 109W XL XL
R21 315/30 R21 105V XL 315/30 R21 105V XL XL
R21 355/25 R21 107W XL 355/25 R21 107W XL XL

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