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Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II

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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2009
  • 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 Serie II. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Most drivers agreed that the tires were good value for money.
– A few satisfied buyers wrote that this tire had tons of grip on snow, and they felt extremely safe.
– Several purchasers said that these tires ensure good grip, as well as improved handling and braking.
– A good number of owners find the tire comfortable and quiet.
– A few users mentioned that these tires were very good in the wet and rain.

Reasons not to buy

– One unhappy driver claimed that these tires were noisy and wore out too fast.

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The ideal choice for sports cars and top end vehicles, balancing performance, safety and respect for the environment. The asymmetric tread pattern is divided into two distinct elements. The inner area expels water effectively whilst the external area, with its more rigid and spaced blocks, ensures high levels of grip on snow. Characterised by a record number of homologations, this product is the choice of premium car manufactures as the best Winter Original Equipment product.

  • Excellent traction on snow and ice
  • Dry and wet pavement traction and cornering performance
  • Ride comfort is exceptional
  • Long lasting treadlife

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II
Car Type
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 325 / 335 mm
Aspect Ratio
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 Serie II Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Sidewall styling
R16 205/55 R16 94H XL 205/55 R16 94H XL XL
R16 205/55 R16 94V XL 205/55 R16 94V XL XL
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 225/50 R16 96V XL 225/50 R16 96V XL XL
R16 225/55 R16 95H 225/55 R16 95H
R16 225/60 R16 98H 225/60 R16 98H
R17 205/50 R17 93H XL 205/50 R17 93H XL XL
R17 205/55 R17 91H 205/55 R17 91H
R17 205/55 R17 91V 205/55 R17 91V
R17 205/65 R17 96H 205/65 R17 96H
R17 215/55 R17 98H XL 215/55 R17 98H XL XL
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H
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 225/65 R17 102H 225/65 R17 102H
R17 235/50 R17 96V 235/50 R17 96V
R17 235/55 R17 99H 235/55 R17 99H
R17 245/45 R17 99H XL 245/45 R17 99H XL XL
R17 245/55 R17 102V 245/55 R17 102V
R18 215/45 R18 93V XL 215/45 R18 93V 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 235/40 R18 91V 235/40 R18 91V
R18 235/45 R18 94V 235/45 R18 94V
R18 235/45 R18 98V XL 235/45 R18 98V XL XL
R18 235/55 R18 104H XL 235/55 R18 104H XL XL
R18 245/35 R18 92V XL 245/35 R18 92V 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 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL XL
R18 245/50 R18 100H 245/50 R18 100H
R18 245/50 R18 100V 245/50 R18 100V
R18 255/35 R18 94V XL 255/35 R18 94V XL XL
R18 255/40 R18 95H 255/40 R18 95H
R18 255/40 R18 95V 255/40 R18 95V
R18 255/40 R18 99V XL 255/40 R18 99V XL XL
R18 265/40 R18 97V 265/40 R18 97V
R18 265/40 R18 101V XL 265/40 R18 101V XL XL
R18 265/45 R18 101V 265/45 R18 101V
R18 275/45 R18 103V 275/45 R18 103V
R18 285/35 R18 101V XL 285/35 R18 101V XL XL
R18 295/35 R18 99V 295/35 R18 99V
R19 235/35 R19 87V 235/35 R19 87V
R19 235/35 R19 91V XL 235/35 R19 91V XL XL
R19 235/40 R19 92V 235/40 R19 92V
R19 235/40 R19 96V XL 235/40 R19 96V XL XL
R19 235/40 R19 96W XL 235/40 R19 96W XL XL
R19 235/50 R19 99H 235/50 R19 99H
R19 235/50 R19 103H XL 235/50 R19 103H XL XL
R19 245/35 R19 93V XL 245/35 R19 93V XL XL
R19 245/35 R19 93W XL 245/35 R19 93W XL XL
R19 245/45 R19 102V XL 245/45 R19 102V XL XL
R19 255/35 R19 96V XL 255/35 R19 96V XL XL
R19 255/35 R19 96W XL 255/35 R19 96W XL XL
R19 255/40 R19 100V XL 255/40 R19 100V XL XL
R19 255/45 R19 100V 255/45 R19 100V
R19 275/35 R19 100W XL 275/35 R19 100W XL XL
R19 275/40 R19 105V XL 275/40 R19 105V XL XL
R19 285/30 R19 98V XL 285/30 R19 98V XL XL
R19 285/35 R19 99V 285/35 R19 99V
R19 285/40 R19 103V 285/40 R19 103V
R19 295/30 R19 100V XL 295/30 R19 100V XL XL
R19 295/35 R19 100V 295/35 R19 100V
R19 295/35 R19 104V XL 295/35 R19 104V XL XL
R20 235/35 R20 92W XL 235/35 R20 92W XL XL
R20 235/45 R20 100W XL 235/45 R20 100W XL XL
R20 245/35 R20 91V 245/35 R20 91V
R20 245/35 R20 95V XL 245/35 R20 95V XL XL
R20 245/35 R20 95W XL 245/35 R20 95W XL XL
R20 245/40 R20 99V XL 245/40 R20 99V XL XL
R20 255/35 R20 97W XL 255/35 R20 97W XL XL
R20 255/40 R20 97W 255/40 R20 97W
R20 255/40 R20 101V XL 255/40 R20 101V XL XL
R20 265/35 R20 99V XL 265/35 R20 99V 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 275/30 R20 97V XL 275/30 R20 97V XL XL
R20 275/30 R20 97W XL 275/30 R20 97W XL XL
R20 275/35 R20 102V XL 275/35 R20 102V XL XL
R20 275/35 R20 102W XL 275/35 R20 102W XL XL
R20 275/40 R20 106W XL 275/40 R20 106W XL XL
R20 285/30 R20 99W XL 285/30 R20 99W XL XL
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 97V 295/30 R20 97V
R20 295/30 R20 101W XL 295/30 R20 101W XL XL
R20 295/35 R20 101W 295/35 R20 101W
R20 305/30 R20 103W XL 305/30 R20 103W XL XL
R20 325/30 R20 106W XL 325/30 R20 106W XL XL
R20 335/30 R20 104W 335/30 R20 104W
R21 265/35 R21 101W XL 265/35 R21 101W XL XL
R21 305/30 R21 104W XL 305/30 R21 104W XL XL

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