Toyo Observe S944

Toyo Observe S944 photo, test, review, ratings

Toyo Observe S944 is a Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2020 AMS Toyo Observe S944 test

In 2020 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested Toyo S944 at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

winter tire Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
10th place in Wet braking. +4.6m braking distance.
Toyo S944 test, review, rating
9th place in Wet handling. -3.8km/h average handling speed.
Toyo S944 test, review, rating
10th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.56m/s2 mal lateral acceleration.
Toyo S944 test, review, rating
9th place in Straight aqua. -5.1km/h float speed.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
8th place in Lateral aqua. -0.57m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
9th place in Dry braking. +2m braking distance.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
1st place in Dry handling. -0.1km/h average handling speed.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
5th place in Snow braking. +2.9m braking distance.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
7-8th place in Snow handling. -2.8km/h average handling speed.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
7th place in Snow lateral handling. -0.28m/s2 mal lateral acceleration.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
5th place in Snow traction. -0.2m/s2 max acceleration.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
6th place in Rolling resistance. +1.1kg/t rolling resistance.
Toyo Observe S944 test, review, rating
9-10th place in Noise. +1.2dB external noise.

Overall Toyo Observe S944 Review

According to the test results Toyo took 7th place and got an expert score “Satisfactorily”.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance and the lowest handling.
  • Low straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Unbalanced on the dry: long braking distance but the best handling.
  • Average snow performance.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • High noise.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)
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