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Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906

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Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906

Manufacturer's description

Features & Benefits:

  • Smooth V-Shaped Groove (Smooth-angled V-shape helps displace water and snow);
  • Uniform Pressure Blocks (Each block is positioned in a uniform manner. The pressure from the ground is spread evenly);
  • Widespread 3-D Sipe (The 3-D sipes are spread out widely from block to block, enhancing the edge effect on snow and ice. The 3-D sipes prevent block corrosion, thus realising firmer ground contact);
  • Super Rich-Silica Compound (A large amount of silica is used, contributing to superb wet performance. Snow polymer is blended to enhance snow performance);
  • A.R.T Mixing Technology (Advanced Reaction Technology in Mixing A.R.T. Mixing Technology makes the compound more flexible. Larger contact area contributes to better wet performance);
  • Robust Construction (Robust construction enhances stability. Low-heat-generating under-tread for low fuel consumption);
  • Optimised Profile (Ground contact area increased by 10%. Surface grip increased for better wet & snow traction).

Notable Features

Yokohama BluEarth"Winter V906 is a friction winter tire for mild weather conditions that combines all the key features important for European drivers: high hydroplaning resistance, performance on snow and ice and dry-grip performance, and a high level of wear resistance.

Presented in 2020, the Yokohama BluEarth"Winter V906 came to replace the BluEarth"Winter V905 model, which, incidentally, was only released three years ago. The designers of the Japanese tire maker improved the new model in two key areas: winter-grip performance and wet traction.

The BluEarth Winter V906 tread pattern is based on Harmony Tread Design concept that positions grooves, blocks, and sipes in a harmonious layout that delivers a more powerful performance. Smooth V-shaped grooves efficiently displace snow and water, while the Uniform Pressure Blocks evenly distributed over the entire pattern increase the tire’s rigidity to deliver outstanding grip performance on all winter road surfaces. Optimally placed widespread 3D sipes enhance the tire’s edge effect to further improve the Yokohama BluEarth Winter V906 performance on snow and ice.

The tire’s tread compound is a newly developed super-rich silica compound that uses a large amount of silica to dramatically enhance the BluEarth"Winter V906 wet-grip performance. Yokohama Rubber’s proprietary A.R.T. Mixing Technology, an advanced reaction mixing technology, greatly improves the dispersibility of materials, which heightens the efficiency of the silica.

Meanwhile, the tire’s unique construction includes a low-heat generating undertread rubber that maintains a low rolling resistance, and, as a consequence, reduces the fuel consumption by the vehicle..

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 Load range Max inflation pressure Tread width Revs per mile Static loaded radius Sidewall styling Overall diameter Overall width Utqg 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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