Pirelli Cinturato Winter

Pirelli Cinturato Winter photo, test, review

The Pirelli Cinturato Winter is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Pirelli Winter Snow Control 3.

2018 AMS Pirelli Cinturato Winter test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested the Pirelli Cinturato Winter at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with ten similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres.

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8-9th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 3.1 meters longer, than the leader.
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Last place in Dry handling. Pirelli was 4.7km/h slower, than the leader.
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4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 1.1 meters longer, than the leader.
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4-5th place in Wet handling. Pirelli was 2.5km/h slower, than the leader.
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2nd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 2.9km/h lower, than the leader.
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4th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.1 meters longer, than the leader.
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6th place in Snow handling. Pirelli was 1.7 km/h slower, than the leader.
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9th place in Rolling resistance.
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3rd place in Noise level test.

Overall Pirelli Cinturato Winter review

According to the test results Pirelli took 5th place and got an expert score “recommended”.

Main conslusions:

  • Relatively long dry braking distance (last result among premium competitors) and the lowest handling speed.
  • Good wet perfromance.
  • High aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good snow braking distance and average handling speed.
  • Good noise level.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (11 votes, average: 4.55 out of 5)
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