Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II

Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II photo, test, review, ratings

Pirelli SottoZero Serie II is an Ultra High Performance winter tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2012 Auto Bild Sportcars Pirelli Sottozero Serie II Test

In 2012 experts of the German publication Auto Bild Sportcars have tested Pirelli Sotozzero Serie 2 at size 225/45 R17 and compared to 8 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet braking. +2.6m braking distance.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
2nd place in Wet handling. -0.3km/h average handling speed.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet lateral handling. +0.47sec lap time.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
8th place in Straight aqua. -7.2km/h float speed.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
2nd place in Dry braking. +0.1m braking distance.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
7-8th place in Dry handling. -1.7km/h average handling speed.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow braking. +0.3m braking distance.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
1-2nd place in Snow handling. +0.4km/h average handling speed.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
3rd place in Snow traction. -21Newtons pulling force.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow lateral stability. -0.02m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
4th place in Noise. +1.4dB external noise.
Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II test, review, ratings
8th place in Rolling resistance. +1.22kg/t rolling resistance.

2018 Autocenter Pirelli Sottozero Serie II test

In 2018 experts of the Ukranian magazine Autocenter have tested Pirelli Winter Seriу 2 at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 10 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
7th place in Wet braking. +2m braking distance.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
6th place in Subj. Wet handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
7th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.4seclap time.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
7th place in Straight aqua. -4.8km/h float speed.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
7th place in Dry braking. +2.34m braking distance.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
8-9th place in Subj. Dry handling. Subjective score – 5 points.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
8th place in Ice braking. +1.14m braking distance.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
3rd place in Subj. Ice handling. Subjective score – 9 points.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
6th place in Ice traction. +0.96sec acceleration time.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
1st place in Ice lateral handling. -0.1sec lap time.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
8th place in Snow braking. +0.85m braking distance.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
2-4th place in Subj. Snow handling. Subjective score – 7 points.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
6th place in Snow traction. +0.21sec acceleration time.
Pirelli SottoZero Serie 2 test, review, rating
9-10th place in Subj. Noise. Subjective score – 8 points.
6th place in Rolling resistance. +0.92kg/t rolling resistance.

Overall Pirelli Winter SottoZero Serie II Review

 1. 2012 Auto Bild Sportcars (225/45 R17) – 2nd place and an expert score “Exemplary”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance and good handling.
  • Low straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and low handling speed.
  • Great snow performance.
  • Average noise.
  • High rolling resistance.

2. 2018 Autocenter (205/55 R16) – 7th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet performance.
  • Average straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average dry braking distance and handling speed.
  • Good results on the ice.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Average noise and rolling resistance.

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