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Sumitomo Ice Edge

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STUDDED 3PMSF COMFORT M+S HANDLING PASSENGER STABILITY DURABILITY GRIP SUV
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Sumitomo Ice Edge. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The tire's price is considered by many as well worth it for the performance.
– The tire performed well in a variety of conditions, including snow, slush and ice, as experienced by the users.
– The car owner said that these tires had great traction for braking and cornering, and they gave a true feeling of safety and security.
– A few drivers wrote that they were really surprised how quiet this tire was.
– Many motorists said that these tires provided responsive handling and a crisp steering response in both wet and dry conditions.
– One happy driver said that he experienced incredible tread life with these tires.

Reasons not to buy

– One disappointed driver complained about the tires slipping on snow and ice.

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Tire Rank :: Sumitomo Ice Edge

 39  125 in Passenger / Winter

 10  20 in Studdable Winter / Snow

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Sumitomo Ice Edge



Description

The Sumitomo Ice Edge is a studdable winter tire, meticulously crafted to cater to a wide range of vehicles, from coupes and sedans to CUVs, SUVs, and minivans. Launched in 2017, this tire embodies Sumitomo's commitment to ensuring safety, control, and superior performance on icy, snowy, and slushy roads, making winter driving less daunting and more secure.

Features & Benefits

  • Optimized for Winter: The Ice Edge is specifically designed to handle the challenges of winter, ensuring drivers experience enhanced traction and control during the colder months.
  • Special Rubber Compound: This compound is tailored to deliver superior performance in cold weather, ensuring consistent traction and grip.
  • Wide Tread Channels: These channels are strategically designed to swiftly evacuate ice and slush, thereby strengthening the tire's grip on winter roads.
  • Optimized Siping Pattern: This pattern provides additional biting edges, ensuring enhanced grip on icy and snowy terrains.
  • Studdable Design: The Ice Edge can be pinned with TSMI #12 or #13 studs, depending on the tire size, offering an added layer of traction on icy roads where studs are permitted.
  • Three Peak Mountain Snowflake Symbol: This certification indicates that the tire is capable of performing exceptionally well in severe snow conditions.

Year Released

The Sumitomo Ice Edge was introduced to the market in 2017, marking a significant step forward in Sumitomo's winter tire offerings.

Regions Availability

The Sumitomo Ice Edge is available for purchase in the USA, Canada, and East Asia, ensuring it caters to the specific winter conditions of these regions.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

Given the tire's design and the regions it's available in, the Sumitomo Ice Edge would be compatible with a diverse range of vehicles commonly found in the USA, Canada, and East Asia. Some potential popular vehicle fitments might include:

  • Honda CR-V
  • Toyota RAV4
  • Ford Escape
  • Chevrolet Equinox
  • Nissan Rogue
  • Subaru Forester
  • Hyundai Tucson
  • Kia Sportage
  • Mazda CX-5
  • Mitsubishi Outlander

Note: Always consult with a tire specialist or the vehicle's manufacturer to ensure correct tire fitment.

Final Thoughts

The Sumitomo Ice Edge stands as a testament to Sumitomo's dedication to safety, innovation, and performance. With its advanced design, special rubber compound, and optional studding capability, it promises to deliver unmatched performance in winter conditions. For drivers navigating the challenging winter roads of the USA, Canada, and East Asia, the Ice Edge offers a reliable and secure driving experience.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Sumitomo / Ice Edge
Car Type
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
No
Speed and Load
Speed Index
T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Sumitomo / Ice Edge Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R14 175/70 R14 88T 175/70 R14 88T
R15 175/65 R15 84T 175/65 R15 84T
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
R15 205/65 R15 94T 205/65 R15 94T
R15 215/70 R15 98T 215/70 R15 98T
R16 195/55 R16 87T 195/55 R16 87T
R16 205/55 R16 91T 205/55 R16 91T
R16 205/60 R16 92T 205/60 R16 92T
R16 205/65 R16 95T 205/65 R16 95T
R16 215/55 R16 97T 215/55 R16 97T
R16 215/60 R16 95T 215/60 R16 95T
R16 215/65 R16 98T 215/65 R16 98T
R16 215/70 R16 100T 215/70 R16 100T
R16 225/60 R16 98T 225/60 R16 98T
R16 225/65 R16 100T 225/65 R16 100T
R16 225/70 R16 103T 225/70 R16 103T
R16 235/60 R16 100T 235/60 R16 100T
R16 235/65 R16 103T 235/65 R16 103T
R16 235/70 R16 106T 235/70 R16 106T
R16 245/70 R16 107T 245/70 R16 107T
R16 265/70 R16 112T 265/70 R16 112T
R17 205/50 R17 93T 205/50 R17 93T
R17 215/45 R17 91T 215/45 R17 91T
R17 215/50 R17 91T 215/50 R17 91T
R17 215/55 R17 94T 215/55 R17 94T
R17 215/60 R17 96T 215/60 R17 96T
R17 215/65 R17 99T 215/65 R17 99T
R17 225/45 R17 94T 225/45 R17 94T
R17 225/50 R17 94T 225/50 R17 94T
R17 225/55 R17 97T 225/55 R17 97T
R17 225/60 R17 99T 225/60 R17 99T
R17 225/65 R17 102T 225/65 R17 102T
R17 235/55 R17 99T 235/55 R17 99T
R17 235/60 R17 102T 235/60 R17 102T
R17 235/65 R17 108T 235/65 R17 108T
R17 245/65 R17 107T 245/65 R17 107T
R18 225/45 R18 91T 225/45 R18 91T
R18 225/55 R18 98T 225/55 R18 98T
R18 225/60 R18 100T 225/60 R18 100T
R18 235/50 R18 97T 235/50 R18 97T
R18 235/55 R18 100T 235/55 R18 100T
R18 235/60 R18 107T 235/60 R18 107T
R18 235/65 R18 106T 235/65 R18 106T
R18 245/60 R18 105T 245/60 R18 105T
R18 255/55 R18 109T 255/55 R18 109T
R18 265/60 R18 110T 265/60 R18 110T
R19 235/55 R19 105T 235/55 R19 105T
R19 245/45 R19 98T 245/45 R19 98T
R19 245/55 R19 103T 245/55 R19 103T
R20 245/50 R20 102T 245/50 R20 102T
R20 265/50 R20 107T 265/50 R20 107T

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