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  • Year Released: 2012
  • Regions for sale: Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
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– Many drivers mentioned that this tire ensured good grip in snow and ice.
– Some car owners were happy that the tires were wearing well.
– A few drivers agreed that the tires were good value for money.

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4.5 out of 5
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37 customer ratings
Toyo Observe GSi-5



Description

The Observe GSi-5 provides excellent performance for demanding winter road conditions. Improved ice and snow capabilities, as well as long wear life, are the benefits of advanced design, technology, and compounding.

Advanced tread compound:

  • Enhances wet grip, braking, and traction in low temperatures

Absorbent carbonic powder:

  • Offers better contact and increased safety as carbonic powder created from bamboo absorbs moisture on the road

Microbit technology:

  • Improves traction as ground walnut shell dig and bite into the snow and ice

Wide lateral grooves:

  • Evacuates slush for better road grip

Center rib design:

  • Ensures straight-line stability
  • Increases ice traction in all directions

Tread block technology:

  • A Spider Sipe design provides snow and ice traction in all directions
  • Saw toothed tread block edges improve snow traction and braking

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Toyo / Observe GSi-5
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
145 / 155 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Toyo / Observe GSi-5 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Sidewall styling Approved rim width Tread depth Load range Price
R13 155/80 R13 79Q 155/80 R13 79Q
From 84.0
R13 155/80 R13 79T 155/80 R13 79T BW 4-4.5-5 11.3 SL
R13 175/70 R13 82T 175/70 R13 82T BW 4.5-5-6 12.0 SL
R14 175/65 R14 82Q 175/65 R14 82Q
From 80.2
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T BW 5-6 12.0 SL
R14 175/70 R14 84T 175/70 R14 84T BW 4.5-5-6 12.0 SL
R14 185/60 R14 82T 185/60 R14 82T BW 5-5.5-6.5 12.0 SL
R14 185/65 R14 86T 185/65 R14 86T BW 5-5.5-6.5 12.0 SL
R14 185/70 R14 88T 185/70 R14 88T BW 4.5-5.5-6 12.0 SL
R14 195/60 R14 86T 195/60 R14 86T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R14 195/70 R14 91Q 195/70 R14 91Q
From 116.9
R14 195/70 R14 91T 195/70 R14 91T BW 5-6-6.5 12.0 SL
R14 205/75 R14 95T 205/75 R14 95T BW 5-5.5-7 12.0 SL
R15 145/65 R15 72T 145/65 R15 72T BW 4-4.5-5 11.0 SL
R15 145/65 R15 74T 145/65 R15 74T BW 4-4.5-5 11.0 SL
R15 175/55 R15 77T 175/55 R15 77T BW 5-5.5-6 11.3 SL
R15 175/65 R15 84T 175/65 R15 84T BW 5-6 12.0 SL
R15 185/55 R15 82T 185/55 R15 82T BW 5-6-6.5 12.0 SL
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T BW 5-5.5-6.5 12.0 SL
R15 185/65 R15 88Q 185/65 R15 88Q
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T BW 5-5.5-6.5 12.0 SL
R15 195/50 R15 82T 195/50 R15 82T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R15 195/55 R15 85T 195/55 R15 85T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R15 195/65 R15 91Q 195/65 R15 91Q
From 73.3
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R15 205/60 R15 91T 205/60 R15 91T BW 5.5-6-7.5 12.0 SL
R15 205/65 R15 94T 205/65 R15 94T BW 5.5-6-7.5 12.0 SL
R15 205/70 R15 95T 205/70 R15 95T BW 5-6- 7 12.0 SL
R15 205/75 R15 97T 205/75 R15 97T BW 5-5.5-7 12.0 SL
R15 215/60 R15 94T 215/60 R15 94T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.0 SL
R15 215/65 R15 96T 215/65 R15 96T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.0 SL
R15 215/70 R15 98T 215/70 R15 98T BW 5.5-6.5-7 12.0 SL
R15 215/75 R15 100T 215/75 R15 100T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R15 225/70 R15 100T 225/70 R15 100T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.7 SL
R15 225/75 R15 102T 225/75 R15 102T BW 6-7.5 13.4 SL
R15 225/80 R15 105T 225/80 R15 105T BW 6-7.5 13.4 SL
R15 235/75 R15 105T 235/75 R15 105T BW 6-6.5-8 13.4 SL
R15 265/70 R15 112T 265/70 R15 112T BW 7-8- 9 14.0 SL
R15 265/75 R15 112T 265/75 R15 112T BW 7-7.5-9 14.0 SL
R16 175/80 R16 91T 175/80 R16 91T BW 4.5-5-6 12.0 SL
R16 185/55 R16 83H 185/55 R16 83H BW 5-6-6.5 12.0 SL
R16 185/60 R16 86T 185/60 R16 86T BW 5-5.5-6.5 12.0 SL
R16 195/50 R16 84T 195/50 R16 84T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R16 195/55 R16 87T 195/55 R16 87T BW 5.5-6-7 12.0 SL
R16 205/55 R16 94Q XL 205/55 R16 94Q XL
From 80.0
R16 205/55 R16 94T XL 205/55 R16 94T XL BW 5.5-6.5-7.5 12.0 XL
R16 205/60 R16 92T 205/60 R16 92T BW 5.5-6-7.5 12.0 SL
R16 205/65 R16 95T 205/65 R16 95T BW 5.5-6-7.5 12.0 SL
R16 205/70 R16 96S 205/70 R16 96S BW 5-6- 7 12.0 SL
R16 215/55 R16 93T 215/55 R16 93T BW 6-7-7.5 12.0 SL
R16 215/55 R16 97T XL 215/55 R16 97T XL BW 6-7-7.5 12.0 XL
R16 215/60 R16 95T 215/60 R16 95T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.0 SL
R16 215/65 R16 98T 215/65 R16 98T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.0 SL
R16 215/70 R16 100S 215/70 R16 100S BW 5.5-6.5-7 12.0 SL
R16 215/75 R16 103S 215/75 R16 103S BW 5.5-6-7 13.4 SL
R16 225/60 R16 98T 225/60 R16 98T BW 6-6.5-8 12.7 SL
R16 225/65 R16 100T 225/65 R16 100T BW 6-6.5-8 12.0 SL
R16 225/70 R16 103S 225/70 R16 103S BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.7 SL
R16 225/75 R16 104S 225/75 R16 104S BW 6-7.5 13.4 SL
R16 235/60 R16 100S 235/60 R16 100S BW 6.5-7-8.5 13.4 SL
R16 235/65 R16 103T 235/65 R16 103T BW 6.5-7-8.5 13.4 SL
R16 235/70 R16 106S 235/70 R16 106S BW 6-7- 8 13.4 SL
R16 235/75 R16 108S 235/75 R16 108S BW 6-6.5-8 13.4 SL
R16 245/70 R16 107S 245/70 R16 107S BW 6.5-7-8 13.4 SL
R16 245/75 R16 111S 245/75 R16 111S BW 6.5-7-8 13.4 SL
R16 255/70 R16 111S 255/70 R16 111S BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 13.4 SL
R16 265/70 R16 112S 265/70 R16 112S BW 7-8- 9 14.0 SL
R16 265/75 R16 116S 265/75 R16 116S BW 7-7.5-9 14.0 SL
R16 275/70 R16 114T 275/70 R16 114T BW 7-8- 9 14.0 SL
R17 205/50 R17 93T XL 205/50 R17 93T XL BW 5.5-6.5-7.5 12.0 XL
R17 215/45 R17 87T 215/45 R17 87T BW 7-8 12.0 SL
R17 215/50 R17 91Q 215/50 R17 91Q
From 156.6
R17 215/50 R17 91T 215/50 R17 91T BW 6-7-7.5 12.0 SL
R17 215/55 R17 98T XL 215/55 R17 98T XL BW 6-7-7.5 12.0 XL
R17 215/60 R17 96T 215/60 R17 96T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.0 SL
R17 215/65 R17 98T 215/65 R17 98T BW 6-6.5-7.5 12.7 SL
R17 225/45 R17 91T 225/45 R17 91T BW 7-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R17 225/50 R17 94T 225/50 R17 94T BW 6-7- 8 12.0 SL
R17 225/60 R17 99T 225/60 R17 99T BW 6-6.5-8 12.7 SL
R17 225/65 R17 102S 225/65 R17 102S BW 6-6.5-8 12.7 SL
R17 235/55 R17 99H 235/55 R17 99H BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R17 235/60 R17 102T 235/60 R17 102T BW 6.5-7-8.5 13.4 SL
R17 235/65 R17 104S 235/65 R17 104S BW 6.5-7-8.5 13.4 SL
R17 245/65 R17 107S 245/65 R17 107S BW 7-8.5 13.4 SL
R17 245/70 R17 110S 245/70 R17 110S BW 6.5-7-8 13.4 SL
R17 255/60 R17 106T 255/60 R17 106T BW 7-7.5-9 13.4 SL
R17 255/65 R17 114T XL 255/65 R17 114T XL BW 7-7.5-9 13.4 XL
R17 255/70 R17 110S 255/70 R17 110S BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 13.4 SL
R17 265/65 R17 112S 265/65 R17 112S BW 7.5-8-9.5 14.0 SL
R17 265/70 R17 115S 265/70 R17 115S BW 7-8- 9 14.0 SL
R17 275/65 R17 119T XL 275/65 R17 119T XL BW 7.5-8-9.5 14.0 XL
R17 285/70 R17 117S 285/70 R17 117S BW 7.5-8.5-9.5 14.0 SL
R18 215/50 R18 92T 215/50 R18 92T BW 6-7-7.5 12.0 SL
R18 215/55 R18 94T 215/55 R18 94T BW 6-7-7.5 12.0 SL
R18 225/45 R18 95T XL 225/45 R18 95T XL BW 7-7.5-8.5 12.0 XL
R18 225/55 R18 98T 225/55 R18 98T BW 6-7- 8 12.0 SL
R18 225/60 R18 100T 225/60 R18 100T BW 6-6.5-8 12.7 SL
R18 235/50 R18 97H 235/50 R18 97H BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R18 235/55 R18 100H 235/55 R18 100H BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R18 235/60 R18 107S XL 235/60 R18 107S XL BW 6.5-7-8.5 13.4 XL
R18 235/65 R18 106S 235/65 R18 106S BW 6.5-7-8.5 13.4 SL
R18 245/60 R18 105T 245/60 R18 105T BW 7-8.5 13.4 SL
R18 255/55 R18 109H XL 255/55 R18 109H XL BW 7-8- 9 12.5 XL
R18 255/60 R18 112T XL 255/60 R18 112T XL BW 7-7.5-9 13.4 XL
R18 255/65 R18 109T 255/65 R18 109T BW 7-7.5-9 13.4 SL
R18 255/70 R18 112T 255/70 R18 112T BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 13.4 SL
R18 265/60 R18 110S 265/60 R18 110S BW 7.5-8-9.5 14.0 SL
R18 265/65 R18 114T 265/65 R18 114T BW 7.5-8-9.5 14.0 SL
R18 265/70 R18 114S 265/70 R18 114S BW 7-8- 9 14.0 SL
R18 275/65 R18 114T 275/65 R18 114T BW 7.5-8-9.5 14.0 SL
R18 285/60 R18 120T XL 285/60 R18 120T XL BW 8-8.5-10 14.0 XL
R19 225/55 R19 99H 225/55 R19 99H BW 6-7- 8 12.0 SL
R19 235/50 R19 99H 235/50 R19 99H BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R19 235/55 R19 101T 235/55 R19 101T BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R19 245/55 R19 103T 245/55 R19 103T BW 7-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R19 255/50 R19 107H XL 255/50 R19 107H XL BW 7-8- 9 12.5 XL
R19 255/55 R19 111H XL 255/55 R19 111H XL BW 7-8- 9 12.5 XL
R19 255/60 R19 108T 255/60 R19 108T BW 7-7.5-9 13.4 SL
R19 275/55 R19 111T 275/55 R19 111T BW 7.5-8.5-9.5 12.5 SL
R19 285/45 R19 111H XL 285/45 R19 111H XL BW 9-9.5-10.5 12.5 XL
R20 235/55 R20 102T 235/55 R20 102T BW 6.5-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R20 245/50 R20 102T 245/50 R20 102T BW 7-7.5-8.5 12.0 SL
R20 255/50 R20 109H XL 255/50 R20 109H XL BW 7-8- 9 12.5 XL
R20 255/55 R20 111H XL 255/55 R20 111H XL BW 7-8- 9 12.5 XL
R20 265/50 R20 106H 265/50 R20 106H BW 7.5-8.5-9.5 12.5 SL
R20 275/40 R20 106H XL 275/40 R20 106H XL BW 9-9.5-11 12.5 XL
R20 275/55 R20 113T 275/55 R20 113T BW 7.5-8.5-9.5 12.5 SL
R20 275/60 R20 114T 275/60 R20 114T BW 7.5-8-9.5 14.0 SL
R20 315/35 R20 110H XL 315/35 R20 110H XL BW 10.5-11.5-12.5 12.5 XL

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