245 40 R17 - powerful wide tyres for cars
One of the currently most popular sizes for car tyres 245 40 R17. Lovely because the wide tread, the tyre provides excellent traction and the level still offers an appealing level of ride comfort. In addition, it is very strong running tyre.
Wide tyres with ride comfort
In the tyre dimensions 245 40 R17, the buyer has arrived in the area of wide tyres. Here are a sporty appearance, a high maximum speed, and of course excellent handling characteristics on wet and dry roads. The latter is, however, ensured only conditionally, since wide tyres tend principle susceptible to hydroplaning to be. The reason lies in the wide tread which must displace more water than a narrow variant. However provide manufacturers constantly to minimize through effective tyre profile this disadvantage. The size 245 40 R17 has all the basic features of a good wide tyre. Anyway, to this a little more driving comfort than him many wide tyre variants.
Two tyres series, know that convince
With the same tyre model Continental ContiSportContact 5 and Goodyear Eagle F1 ASYMMETRIC 2 two outstanding series are available in the size 245 40 R17. The Continental tyres convince with balanced properties. In the wet grip the tyre land according to the EU tyre label in class B, which stands for short braking distances and good handling on wet and dry roads. Energy efficiency is the C class only slightly worse - for wide tyres, however, very good. In contrast, the 245 40 R17 tyres from Goodyear. Here is de focus clearly on traction, handling and braking characteristics. In EU tyre label is that reflected in the best class again: A. For energy efficiency, so the fuel consumption, in the class E (AG) is referenced.
The tyres in size 245 40 R17 offer typical wide tyre properties such as traction strength and excellent braking. In addition, the tyre size can inspire but also by a high level of comfort. More...