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Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906

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Popular Vehicle Fitments :: Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906

  • • BMW 3 Series
  • • Audi A4
  • • Ford Explorer
  • • Volkswagen Tiguan
  • • Subaru Outback
  • • Volvo XC60
Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906


The Yokohama BluEarth-Winter V906 is a friction winter tire specifically engineered for mild weather conditions. It succeeds the BluEarth-Winter V905 and aims to address key features important for European and American drivers. With advancements in wet-grip and winter-grip performance, this tire aims to set a new standard in the winter tire segment.

Features & Benefits

  • High Hydroplaning Resistance: V-shaped grooves efficiently displace water and snow, increasing the tire's resistance to hydroplaning.
  • Improved Winter-Grip Performance: Uniform Pressure Blocks across the tread pattern provide heightened grip and stability on winter road surfaces.
  • Enhanced Wet-Grip Performance: A newly developed super-rich silica compound significantly enhances grip on wet surfaces.
  • Fuel Efficiency: A unique low-heat generating undertread rubber maintains low rolling resistance, reducing the vehicle's fuel consumption.
  • Wear Resistance: The high-quality construction ensures long-lasting performance and resistance to wear.


  • Harmony Tread Design Concept: This innovative approach to tread design harmoniously arranges grooves, blocks, and sipes for superior performance.
  • 3D Sipes: These sipes are optimally placed to improve the tire’s edge effect, enhancing its performance on snow and ice.
  • Super-Rich Silica Compound: This newly developed compound dramatically improves wet-grip performance.
  • A.R.T. Mixing Technology: Yokohama Rubber's proprietary technology improves the dispersibility of materials, enhancing the efficiency of the silica in the tire compound.

Year Released

The Yokohama BluEarth-Winter V906 was introduced in 2020, replacing the BluEarth-Winter V905. The V906 brings critical improvements in two key areas: winter-grip performance and wet traction, making it a noteworthy successor to the V905.

Regions Availability

The tire is predominantly available in the United States and Europe, catering to the specific requirements and weather conditions of these regions.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

The BluEarth-Winter V906 is versatile and suitable for a wide array of vehicles, including but not limited to:

  • Sedans: BMW 3 Series, Audi A4
  • SUVs: Ford Explorer, Volkswagen Tiguan
  • Crossovers: Subaru Outback, Volvo XC60

Final Thoughts

With its rich set of features and advancements in wet and winter-grip performance, the Yokohama BluEarth-Winter V906 makes for an excellent investment for drivers in Europe and the United States. Whether it’s hydroplaning resistance, snow and ice performance, or fuel efficiency you’re concerned with, this tire covers it all while also offering remarkable wear resistance.

The BluEarth-Winter V906 is a fine example of Yokohama's tire engineering prowess, incorporating state-of-the-art technologies to address a range of winter driving challenges. For those considering a tire replacement or looking to upgrade from the BluEarth-Winter V905, the V906 presents a compelling option replete with improvements in crucial areas of tire performance.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Yokohama / BluEarth*Winter V906
Car Type
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 "
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 mm
Aspect Ratio
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)

Yokohama / BluEarth*Winter V906 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Max inflation pressure Static loaded radius Utqg Tread width Load range Sidewall styling Overall width Revs per mile Overall diameter Price
R15 185/55 R15 86H 185/55 R15 86H
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T
R15 185/60 R15 88T 185/60 R15 88T
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
R15 195/65 R15 91H 195/65 R15 91H
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
R15 195/65 R15 95T 195/65 R15 95T
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
R16 205/55 R16 91T 205/55 R16 91T
R16 205/55 R16 94H 205/55 R16 94H
R16 205/55 R16 94V 205/55 R16 94V
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 205/60 R16 96H 205/60 R16 96H
R16 215/60 R16 99H 215/60 R16 99H
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R17 205/55 R17 95V 205/55 R17 95V
R17 215/50 R17 95V 215/50 R17 95V
R17 215/55 R17 98V 215/55 R17 98V
R17 215/65 R17 99V 215/65 R17 99V
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
R17 225/45 R17 94H 225/45 R17 94H
R17 225/45 R17 94V 225/45 R17 94V
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H
R17 225/50 R17 98V 225/50 R17 98V
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
R17 225/55 R17 101V 225/55 R17 101V
R18 225/40 R18 92W 225/40 R18 92W
R18 225/50 R18 95V 225/50 R18 95V
R18 225/50 R18 99V 225/50 R18 99V

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