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Sumitomo HTR A/S P03

8.5Expert Score
Decent


High Performance All-Season

Wet Performance
8.7
Dry performance
9
Comfort performance
8.5
Treadwear performance
8.4
Winter/snow performance
7.7
Sumitomo
Sumitomo

Do you need a tire brand that provides you with reliability and passability whatever the weather conditions are outside?

Sounds like a miracle. But here it is – Sumitomo HTR A/S P03. This all-season tire is perfect for those drivers who are looking for a quality product for an affordable price.

The tires are very predictable and offer excellent steering response and cornering stability making drivers feel confident behind the wheel whether it’s sunny, rainy, or snowy weather conditions.

The HTR A/S P03 will provide you with decent handling and stability both on wet and dry surfaces making your journey safe for you and your passengers. The Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 also shows good results on snowy and icy surfaces making it a reliable tire for severe winter conditions.

This tire model is also a great choice for those who are looking for a comfortable and quiet ride. The special rubber compound used in the manufacturing process ensures that the tire will serve you for a long time.

The Sumitomo tire is a good choice for those who value a comfortable ride with low noise levels.

Positive
  • Good in both wet and dry conditions
  • Applicable for dry, wet, and snow surfaces
  • Good steering response
  • Low noise level
  • Smooth ride
Negatives
  • Not available in some sizes
Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated) outperforms 98% of tires in the High Performance All-Season category.

Tread Pattern & Technical Specs

The HTR A/S P03 is Sumitomo’s Ultra High-Performance is the all-Season tire for drivers of sports cars, sporty coupes, and powerful sedans looking to get the performance they desire from their vehicles. The HTR A/S P03 is made with Sumitomo’s cutting-edge technologies to deliver a high level of handling and stability.

The HTR A/S P03 features an asymmetric tread pattern, which is molded with a silica-enhanced, all-season compound that is designed to minimize profile deformation while turning.

Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 Tread Pattern

The high-tension bead apex increases steering feel and response, as well as side rigidity when cornering. Water evacuation channels are formed by the advanced “fin” design molded into the outboard intermediate rib, allowing for improved stability in wet conditions by feeding water drainage channels to the outboard shoulder.

The HTR A/S P03’s “Miura-Ori” sipes molded into the outboard rib improve traction in wet and winter conditions by ensuring that the tire stays connected to the road surface. Cross-design grooves and sipes built into the inside ribs improve road contact, with an emphasis on improving winter traction.

The HTR A/S P03 has a sturdy, two-ply polyester casing that is intended to improve durability and provide comfort. The belt package is further strengthened with a full-width nylon reinforcement and is wrapped with a twin-reinforced steel belt for better reliability and stability.

Wet performance

The Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 is an all-season tire with excellent traction in wet weather. The tire remains comfortable to ride and provides good handling and response. In heavy rain, the Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 performs exceptionally well, with no hydroplaning.

On wet pavement, HTR A/S P03 tires remain predictable with good traction. If you are looking for an all-season tire with decent wet performance, the Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 is a great option.

8.7Expert Score
Decent

Hydroplaning resistance
8.7
Wet traction
8.7

Dry performance

The Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 is a perfect choice for those who are looking for high performance and great dry traction. The tires are very predictable on dry roads and have both excellent steering response and cornering stability. The road noise is low and the grip is great. The tires remain controllable during cornering at high speeds, making for a confident and enjoyable driving experience.

9Expert Score
Exceptional

Cornering stability
9
Dry traction
9.1
Steering response
8.9

Comfort performance

The Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 provides an appropriate ride with low noise levels. This tire is made for drivers who value acoustic comfort and decent handling. At the highway, HTR A/S P03 shows no vibration or wobble signs. However, some drivers may find the lack of noise at high speeds to be a bit of a downside.

8.5Expert Score
Decent

Ride quality
8.7
Noise score
8.3

Winter&snow performance

The HTR A/S P03 has good traction which provides drivers with better handling and passability in snow and icy conditions. The tire shows itself satisfactorily both in light and deep snow conditions. The same goes for ice. If you live in an area that experiences severe winter weather, the Sumitomo may be the right option for you.

7.7Expert Score
Good

Light Snow Traction
8.3
Deep Snow Traction
7.7
Ice Traction
7.1

The Sumitomo HTR A/S P03 is a great all-season tire for those who are looking for high performance and great traction in any season of the year. The tires have an excellent steering response and cornering stability and are very predictable on dry, wet, and snowy surfaces.

The tire noise is low, and the grip on the road is excellent. The tires remain manageable at high speeds, resulting in a safe and pleasant driving experience. However, the tires are not available in all sizes, and they are not the best choice for off-road driving.

Tire sizes & specifications

Tire sizeLoad index/ Speed ratingUTQGMax loadMax InflationTread DepthTire WeightWheel DiameterRim Width RangeMeasured Rim WidthSection WidthTread WidthOverall DiameterRevs Per MileCountry
175/65R1584H SL600 A A51 psi10/32″17 lbs155-6″5″7″5.2″24″880TH
185/65R1588H SL600 A A51 psi10/32″18 lbs155-6.5″5.5″7.4″5.7″24.4″865TH
195/60R1588H SL600 A A51 psi10/32″19 lbs155.5-7″6″7.9″5.9″24.2″874TH
205/60R1591H SL600 A A51 psi10/32″20 lbs155.5-7.5″6″8.2″6.2″24.7″856TH
205/65R1599V XL600 A A50 psi10/32″23 lbs155.5-7.5″6″8.2″6.2″25.5″832TH
215/65R1596H SL600 A A51 psi10/32″21 lbs156-7.5″6.5″8.7″6.6″26″816TH
205/50R1687V SL600 A A51 psi10/32″21 lbs165.5-7.5″6.5″8.4″6.9″24.1″874TH
215/65R1698H SL600 A A51 psi10/32″24 lbs166-7.5″6.5″8.7″6.5″27″786TH
225/50R1696V XL600 A A50 psi10/32″24 lbs166-8″7″9.2″7.6″24.9″845TH
225/60R1698V SL600 A A51 psi10/32″25 lbs166-8″6.5″9″6.7″26.6″795TH

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