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Pirelli Winter 240 SottoZERO 205/55 R17 91V

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The Pirelli Winter 240 SottoZERO is a high-performance winter tire designed for extreme winter conditions. The tire features a unique tread pattern and compound that provide excellent traction and handling on ice and snow-covered roads. The tire also features a special rim protector that helps prevent damage to the wheel during winter driving. This tire is designed to be used in winter conditions, with its special tread pattern and rubber compound to provide good grip on snow and ice.

What does 205/55R17 mean?


The tire width is 205mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 55. Aspect ratio is the relative height of tire sidewall. The number refers to the percentage of sidewall height in relation to tire width.


The letter in the middle refers to tire construction. Practically all tires sold for cars are radials.

Sometimes you also see tires with RF or ZR. RF indicates the tire is run flat, whereas ZR means the tire has speed rating higher than V. These tires are also radials, as the R indicates.


Rim diameter for the tire.

205/55R17 91V tire size

The width of 205/55R17 91V tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 205/55R17 91V tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

8.1″ 205mm

Sidewall height

4.4″ 113mm

Diameter / Height

25.9″ 657mm


81.3″ 2065mm

Rim Diameter



779 per mile 484 per kilometer

Rim Size for 205/55R17 91V Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 205/55R17 91V tire:

Diameter Width Range
17″ 5.5-7.5″

What does 91V mean?

The load index 91 means that the tire has been designed to support 1356 lbs or 615 kg.

The speed index V means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 149 mph or 240 kph.

This size of tire is usually used on smaller vehicles, such as sedans and hatchbacks.


Pirelli is a world-renowned Italian tire company that has been in business since 1872. The company produces a wide variety of tires for both cars and motorcycles, and has a long history of success in both professional and amateur motorsport.

Tire Specification

Brand: Pirelli
Model: Winter 240 SottoZERO
Season: Winter
Studdable: No
Size: 205/55 R17
Load Index: 91 — 615 kg | x4 - 2460 kg
Speed Index: V — 240 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: No
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
EU Label
Fuel efficiency: C
Wet grip: C
Noise level: 72dB