Falken Eurowinter Hs449

225/55 R18 98V
Falken Eurowinter HS449 Today’s winter tyres are expected to fulfil an ever-growing range of requirements. Safety in all weather and road conditions is still paramount. We took up the challenge and came up with the EUROWINTER HS449 – an all-round winner of a winter tyre, with superlative grip and extra-safe braking characteristics. FEATURES AND BENEFITS Innovative high-silica compounds Improve...
F C 69 dB
Winter
5.63 / 10
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Falken Eurowinter HS449 Today’s winter tyres are expected to fulfil an ever-growing range of requirements. Safety in all weather and road conditions is still paramount. We took up the challenge and came up with the EUROWINTER HS449 – an all-round winner of a winter tyre, with superlative grip and extra-safe braking characteristics. FEATURES AND BENEFITS Innovative high-silica compounds Improved polymers 5-phase shifted tread bars minimise drive-by noise New close-set three-dimensional sipes deliver performance and improve traction on ice and snow Intelligent tread design with 3D sipe technology Maximum contact with snow, which increases snow traction. Two wide circumferential grooves and high-volume lateral grooves Excellent wet performance & high levels of aquaplaning resistance. Winter-optimised silica compound Optimal grip in winter temperatures and conditions.

Test Results

AutoBild - 05/10/2017

225/50 R17 H

Fail in the addition of wet and dry braking distances than 21 of 50

AutoBild - 06/10/2016

205/55 R16 H

"Satisfactory" - Strengths: stable cornering on wet track, good price-performance ratio - Weaknesses: low aquaplaning reserves, understeering dry handling

AutoBild - 02/10/2015

185/60 R15 T

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ADAC Motorwelt - 22/09/2015

165/70 R14 T

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ADAC Motorwelt - 22/09/2015

205/55 R16 H

"Recommended" - strengths: on dry pavement - Weaknesses: in wet weather, on snow, fuel consumption and wear

Auto Motor und Sport - 01/10/2015

225/50 R17 V

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AutoBild - 02/10/2014

225/50 R17 H/V

failed in the addition of snow and wet braking distances than 17 of 50

Sportauto - 18/10/2013

245/40 R18 V

"Conditionally recommended" - strengths: aquaplaning longitudinal, dry braking, steering precision on wet roads, inexpensive - Weaknesses: braking on snow, wet performance and on snow

ADAC Motorwelt - 26/09/2013

185/60 R15 T

"Satisfactory" - strengths: rather on dry pavement - Weaknesses: noise, fuel consumption, wear

Autozeitung - 27/09/2013

195/65 R15 T

"Last eight tested tire types" - Strengths: safe driving on dry roads, quiet, inexpensive - Weaknesses: Mainly on snow-covered, so but wet surfaces, rolling resistance, comfort

ADAC Motorwelt - 29/09/2012

205/55 R16 H

"Satisfactory" - strengths: on wet and icy roads - Weaknesses: on snowy roads

AutoBild - 05/10/2012

205/55 R16 H

"Satisfactory" - strengths: love especially in wet conditions, Relatively inexpensive - Weaknesses: snow on, ride comfort, mileage, rolling resistance