Performance Ratings

  • rating  Ice Traction
  • rating  Dry Handling
  • rating  Snow Traction
  • rating  Wet Handling
  • rating  Tread Life
  • rating  Ride Comfort
  • rating  Quiet Ride
  • rating  Winter Handling
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Studless Performance Winter Tire

The Toyo Observe GSi-6 HP is a designed for the toughest winter conditions featuring Microbit studless technology. The high performance rated sizes are ideal for passenger cars, sport coupes and some sport SUVs.
Significant performance improvements over its predecessor have been achieved using the latest technology. The result is a tire that performs better in snow and ice, with a significant improvement on cold wet roads.

Improved performance not only in snow and slush, but on ice and cold wet roads as well. How did Toyo Tire accomplish all of this? Traction from advanced technology.

Performance Ratings

  • rating  Ice Traction
  • rating  Dry Handling
  • rating  Snow Traction
  • rating  Wet Handling
  • rating  Tread Life
  • rating  Ride Comfort
  • rating  Quiet Ride
  • rating  Winter Handling
Directional tread pattern of Toyo's GSi-6HP  performance winter tire
DIRECTIONAL TREAD PATTERN
  • A directional tread design with staggered tread blocks maximizes traction and handling while improving ride comfort by reducing road noise.
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Directional tread pattern of Toyo's GSi-6HP  performance winter tire
Toyo's Gsi-6 HP performance snow tire includes microbit technology.
Micobit Technology in Compound
  • Crushed walnut shells embedded in the tire tread compound dig and bite into the ice surface for improved traction.
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Toyo's Gsi-6 HP performance snow tire includes microbit technology.
serrated stability  rib found on the GSi-6HP  performance winter tire
SERRATED STABILITY RIB
  • A continuous centre rib adds stability during highway driving or when changing lanes.
  • A unique serrated design digs into deep snow and slush for better cold weather traction.
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serrated stability  rib found on the GSi-6HP  performance winter tire
Large inner blocks with saw tooth edges on Toyo's performance snow tire
LARGE INNER BLOCKS WITH SAW TOOTHED EDGES
  • Larger inner blocks are tied together to add stability at highway speeds.
  • While the saw-tooth edges around the block add biting grip in deep snow and slush covered roads.
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Large inner blocks with saw tooth edges on Toyo's performance snow tire
Toyo's GSi-6HP performance winter tire has offset shoulder blocks
SPLIT OFFSET SHOULDER BLOCKS
  • Large outer blocks on the outside shoulder add stability to the tire as well as grabbing power in deep snow.
  • The saw-tooth edges add lateral traction while cornering.
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Toyo's GSi-6HP performance winter tire has offset shoulder blocks
SNOW CLAWS
SNOW CLAWS
  • These edges within the tread grooves enhance traction in deep snow or slush.
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SNOW CLAWS
Toyo's performance winter tire has four circumferential grooves
4 CIRCUMFERENTIAL GROOVES
  • 4 circumferential grooves efficiently evacuate moisture from under the tire for better grip.
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Toyo's performance winter tire has four circumferential grooves
TAPERED EVACUATION GROOVES
TAPERED EVACUATION GROOVES
  • Tapered evacuation grooves quickly move the water or slush away from the center of the tire to reduce the risk of hydroplaning or getting caught in slushy rutted roads.

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TAPERED EVACUATION GROOVES
High density sipes found in Toyo's GSi-6 HP performance winter tire
HIGH DENSITY 3D SIPES
  • Toyo’s Multi Wave 3D siping provides for more edge effect while ensuring the blocks remain firmer while braking, cornering or accelerating. This improves performance and reduces the risk of irregular wear.
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High density sipes found in Toyo's GSi-6 HP performance winter tire
SPIRAL EDGE SIPE
SPIRAL EDGE SIPE
  • A unique 360 degree spiral edge sipe is designed to improve traction while accelerating, cornering or braking.
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SPIRAL EDGE SIPE
Plow edge on toyo's GSi-6 HP performance snow tire
PLOW EDGE
  • A sharp angled leading edge adds edge grip on snow and ice and helps move slush away from the center of the tire.
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Plow edge on toyo's GSi-6 HP performance snow tire
SHOULDER LIGHTNING EDGE
SHOULDER LIGHTNING EDGE
  • A jagged lightning style sipe in the shoulder blocks adds lateral traction when cornering.
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SHOULDER LIGHTNING EDGE
Toyo's GSi-6 HP performance snow tire has a tapered shoulder wedge
TAPERED SHOULDER WEDGE

A tapered buttress design along with  unique outside block grooves on the sidewall adds to the tires ability to navigate slushy rutted roads.

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Toyo's GSi-6 HP performance snow tire has a tapered shoulder wedge
Tire Size Load/Speed Product Code Approved Rim Width Range (inch) Overall Diameter (inch) Overall Width (inch) Sidewall Tread Depth (1/32") Revs/km Max Load Single (lbs.) Max Pressure Single (psi)
195/55R16 87H 142760 5.5-(6.0)-7.0 24.4 7.9 BL 11 529 1201 51
205/55R16 94H 142590 5.5-(6.5)-7.5 24.9 8.4 BL 11 519 1477 50
215/55R16 97H 142610 6.0-(7.0)-7.5 25.3 8.9 BL 11 511 1609 50
195/50R16 84H 142820 5.5-(6.0)-7.0 23.7 7.9 BL 11 544 1102 51
215/55R17 98H 142600 6.0-(7.0)-7.5 26.3 8.9 BL 11 491 1653 50
225/55R17 97H 142620 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 26.8 9.2 BL 11 482 1609 51
205/50R17 93H 142660 5.5-(6.5)-7.5 25.1 8.4 BL 11 514 1433 50
215/50R17 95H 142670 6.0-(7.0)-7.5 25.5 8.9 BL 11 506 1521 50
225/50R17 94V 142630 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 25.9 9.2 BL 11 498 1477 51
235/50R17 96V 142880 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 26.3 9.6 BL 11 491 1565 51
215/45R17 91H 142690 7.0-(7.0)-8.0 24.6 8.3 BL 11 524 1356 50
225/45R17 94H 142640 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 25 8.8 BL 11 517 1477 50
235/45R17 97H 142740 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 25.4 9.3 BL 11 509 1609 50
245/45R17 99H 142860 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 25.7 9.5 BL 11 503 1709 50
245/55R18 103V 142730 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 28.6 9.9 BL 11 451 1929 51
225/50R18 99V 142720 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 26.9 9.1 BL 11 480 1709 50
245/50R18 104V 142780 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 27.7 9.9 BL 11 467 1984 50
225/45R18 95V 142650 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 25.9 8.8 BL 11 498 1521 50
235/45R18 98V 142750 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 26.3 9.3 BL 11 490 1653 50
245/45R18 100V 142710 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 26.7 9.5 BL 11 484 1764 50
225/40R18 92V 142680 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 25.1 9 BL 11 515 1389 50
235/40R18 95V 142810 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 25.4 9.4 BL 11 508 1521 50
245/40R18 97V 142700 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 25.7 9.7 BL 11 502 1609 50
255/40R18 99V 142890 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 26 10.2 BL 11 496 1709 50
235/45R19 95V 142840 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 27.4 9.3 BL 11 472 1521 51
245/45R19 102V 142770 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 27.7 9.5 BL 11 467 1874 50
225/40R19 93V 142830 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 26.1 9 BL 11 495 1433 50
235/40R19 96V 142850 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 26.4 9.4 BL 11 488 1565 50
245/40R19 98V 142790 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 26.7 9.7 BL 11 483 1653 50
255/40R19 100V 142870 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 27 10.2 BL 11 477 1764 50
255/35R19 96V 142800 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 26 10.2 BL 11 496 1565 50

“Millennium” warranty:“Millennium” warranty:

- 5 year workmanship and materials warranty.   

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