Pirelli Winter Snow Control 3

Pirelli Winter Snow Control 3 photo, test, review

The Pirelli Winter SnowControl Serie 3 is a Premium Touring winter tire with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Pirelli Cinturato Winter.

2014 Auto Zeitung Pirelli SnowControl 3 test

In 2014 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Dunlop Winter Sport 4D at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 10 similar winter mid-range and premium winter tires.

test Pirelli Winter SnowControl Serie 3 review
1-2nd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter SnowControl serie 3 review
3-4th place in Wet handling. Pirelli was 0.3 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter SnowControl 3 review
4th place in Wet lateral stability. Pirelli was 0.1 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter SnowControl 3 review
9th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 5.6km/h lower, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter SnowControl 3 review
6th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter SnowControl 3 review
8-9th place in Dry handling. Pirelli was 0.6 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter Snow Control Serie 3 review
7th place in Dry slalom. Pirelli was 1.5km/h slower, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter Snow Control Serie 3 review
4-5th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Pirelli Winter Snow Control Serie 3 review
5-6th place in Snow handling. Pirelli was 0.6 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Pirelli Snow Control 3 review
7th place in Snow traction.
test Pirelli Snow Control 3 review
1-2th place in Noise level.

Overall Pirelli Winter Snow Control Serie III review

According to the test results Pirelli took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Very short wet braking distance, good handling and lateral stability.
  • Relatively low straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Good snow performance.
  • One of the best noise level.

Similar tires from the test:

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