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 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.
Microbit 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
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FIRST EDGE SIPE
  • A shallow initial edge sipe throughout the tire helps with traction during the tires break-in period.
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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)
175/70R14 84H 149240 4.5-(5.0)-6.0 23.7 7 BL 11 544 1102 51
185/70R14 88H 149290 4.5-(5.5)-6.0 24.3 7.4 BL 11 532 1235 51
195/70R14 91H 149300 5.0-(6.0)-6.5 24.8 7.9 BL 11 520 1356 51
175/65R14 82H 149330 5.0-(5.0)-6.0 23 7 BL 11 561 1047 51
185/65R14 86H 149340 5.5-(5.5)-6.5 23.5 7.4 BL 11 550 1168 51
185/60R14 82H 149360 5.0-(5.5)-6.5 22.8 7.4 BL 11 567 1047 51
235/75R15 105H 174670 6.0-(6.5)-8.0 28.9 9.3 BL 13 447 2039 51
205/70R15 96H 149310 5.0-(6.0)-7.0 26.3 8.2 BL 12 490 1565 51
215/70R15 98H 149320 5.5-(6.5)-7.0 26.9 8.7 BL 12 480 1653 51
175/65R15 84H 149260 5.0-(5.0)-6.0 24 7 BL 11 538 1102 51
185/65R15 88H 149270 5.0-(5.5)-6.5 24.4 7.4 BL 11 528 1235 51
195/65R15 91H 149200 5.5-(6.0)-7.0 25 7.9 BL 11 516 1356 51
205/65R15 94H 149350 5.5-(6.0)-7.5 25.5 8.2 BL 11 506 1477 51
185/60R15 84H 149280 5.0-(5.5)-6.5 23.7 7.4 BL 11 544 1102 51
195/60R15 88H 149370 5.5-(6.0)-7.0 24.2 7.9 BL 11 533 1235 51
185/55R15 82H 149400 5.0-(6.0)-6.5 23 7.6 BL 11 560 1047 51
225/75R16 104H 174680 6.0-(6.0)-7.5 29.3 8.8 BL 13 441 1984 51
245/75R16 111H 149980 6.5-(7.0)-8.0 30.5 9.8 BL 13 423 2403 51
265/75R16 116H 174690 7.0-(7.5)-9.0 31.7 10.5 BL 13 408 2756 51
205/70R16 97H 149250 5.0-(6.0)-7.0 27.3 8.2 BL 12 472 1609 51
215/70R16 100H 149430 5.5-(6.5)-7.0 27.9 8.7 BL 12 463 1764 51
225/70R16 103H 174870 6.0-(6.5)-7.5 28.4 9 BL 13 454 1929 51
235/70R16 106H 174540 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 29 9.4 BL 13 445 2094 51
265/70R16 112H 174700 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 30.6 10.7 BL 13 421 2469 51
205/65R16 95H 149210 5.5-(6.0)-7.5 26.5 8.2 BL 11 488 1521 51
215/65R16 98H 149510 6.0-(6.5)-7.5 27 8.7 BL 12 478 1653 51
225/65R16 100H 149520 6.0-(6.5)-8.0 27.5 9 BL 12 469 1764 51
235/65R16 103H 174730 6.5-(7.0)-8.5 28 9.4 BL 13 460 1929 51
195/60R16 89H 149410 5.5-(6.0)-7.0 25.2 7.9 BL 11 512 1279 51
205/60R16 92H 149220 5.5-(6.0)-7.5 25.7 8.2 BL 11 503 1389 51
215/60R16 95H 149230 6.0-(6.5)-7.5 26.1 8.7 BL 11 493 1521 51
225/60R16 98H 149380 6.0-(6.5)-8.0 26.6 9 BL 12 485 1653 51
235/60R16 100H 174760 6.5-(7.0)-8.5 27.1 9.4 BL 12 476 1764 51
185/55R16 83H 149390 5.0-(6.0)-6.5 24 7.6 BL 11 538 1074 51
195/55R16 87H 142760 5.5-(6.0)-7.0 24.4 7.9 BL 11 529 1201 51
205/55R16 XL 94H 142590 5.5-(6.5)-7.5 24.9 8.4 BL 11 519 1477 50
215/55R16 XL 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
235/70R17 XL 109H 174840 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 30 9.4 BL 13 430 2271 50
245/70R17 110H 149440 6.5-(7.0)-8.0 30.6 9.8 BL 13 422 2337 51
255/70R17 112H 174710 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 31.1 10.2 BL 13 414 2469 51
265/70R17 115H 149450 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 31.7 10.7 BL 13 408 2679 51
P285/70R17 117H 174550 7.5-(8.5)-9.5 32.8 11.5 BL 13 394 2833 51
215/65R17 99H 174720 6.0-(6.5)-7.5 28 8.7 BL 12 460 1709 51
225/65R17 102H 149460 6.0-(6.5)-8.0 28.5 9 BL 12 452 1874 51
235/65R17 104H 149470 6.5-(7.0)-8.5 29.1 9.4 BL 13 444 1984 51
245/65R17 107H 149970 7.0-(7.0)-8.5 29.5 9.8 BL 13 437 2149 51
255/65R17 XL 114H 174850 7.0-(7.5)-9.0 30.1 10.2 BL 13 429 2601 50
265/65R17 112H 174560 7.5-(8.0)-9.5 30.6 10.7 BL 13 422 2469 51
215/60R17 96H 149860 6.0-(6.5)-7.5 27.2 8.7 BL 12 475 1565 51
225/60R17 99H 149530 6.0-(6.5)-8.0 27.6 9 BL 12 467 1709 51
235/60R17 102H 149550 6.5-(7.0)-8.5 28.1 9.4 BL 12 459 1874 51
265/60R17 108H 174860 7.5-(8.0)-9.5 29.5 10.7 BL 13 437 2205 51
215/55R17 XL 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
235/55R17 99H 149870 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 27.2 9.6 BL 12 475 1709 51
205/50R17 XL 93H 142660 5.5-(6.5)-7.5 25.1 8.4 BL 11 514 1433 50
215/50R17 XL 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
205/45R17 XL 88V 142900 6.5-(7.0)-7.5 24.3 8.1 BL 11 533 1235 50
215/45R17 XL 91H 142690 7.0-(7.0)-8.0 24.6 8.3 BL 11 524 1356 50
225/45R17 XL 94H 142640 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 25 8.8 BL 11 517 1477 50
235/45R17 XL 97H 142740 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 25.4 9.3 BL 11 509 1609 50
245/45R17 XL 99H 142860 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 25.7 9.5 BL 11 503 1709 50
255/70R18 113H 149420 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 32.1 10.2 BL 13 402 2535 51
265/70R18 116H 149990 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 32.6 10.7 BL 13 395 2756 51
235/65R18 106H 149480 6.5-(7.0)-8.5 30 9.4 BL 13 429 2094 51
255/65R18 111H 174570 6.0-(7.5)-8.0 31.1 10.2 BL 13 415 2403 51
265/65R18 114H 149490 7.5-(8.0)-9.5 31.5 10.7 BL 13 409 2601 51
275/65R18 116H 149500 7.5-(8.0)-9.5 32.1 11 BL 13 402 2756 51
225/60R18 100H 149560 6.0-(6.5)-8.0 28.6 9 BL 12 451 1764 51
235/60R18XL 107H 149570 6.5-(7.0)-8.5 29.1 9.4 BL 12 444 2149 50
245/60R18 105H 149540 7.0-(7.0)-8.5 29.6 9.8 BL 13 436 2039 51
255/60R18 XL 112H 174740 7.0-(7.5)-9.0 30 10.2 BL 13 429 2469 50
265/60R18 110H 149590 7.5-(8.0)-9.5 30.5 10.7 BL 13 423 2337 51
215/55R18 95H 174790 6.0-(7.0)-7.5 27.3 8.9 BL 12 473 1521 51
225/55R18 98H 174580 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 27.8 9.2 BL 12 465 1653 51
235/55R18 100H 149880 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 28.1 9.6 BL 12 458 1764 51
245/55R18 103V 142730 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 28.6 9.9 BL 11 451 1929 51
255/55R18 XL 109H 174590 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 29 10.4 BL 13 444 2271 50
225/50R18 XL 99V 142720 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 26.9 9.1 BL 11 480 1709 50
235/50R18 97H 149940 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 27.3 9.6 BL 12 473 1609 51
245/50R18 XL 104V 142780 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 27.7 9.9 BL 11 467 1984 50
215/45R18 89V 142000 7.0-(7.0)-8.0 25.6 8.4 BL 11 504 1279 51
225/45R18 XL 95V 142650 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 25.9 8.8 BL 11 498 1521 50
235/45R18 XL 98V 142750 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 26.3 9.3 BL 11 490 1653 50
245/45R18 XL 100V 142710 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 26.7 9.5 BL 11 484 1764 50
225/40R18 XL 92V 142680 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 25.1 9 BL 11 515 1389 50
235/40R18 XL 95V 142810 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 25.4 9.4 BL 11 508 1521 50
245/40R18 XL 97V 142700 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 25.7 9.7 BL 11 502 1609 50
255/40R18 XL 99V 142890 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 26 10.2 BL 11 496 1709 50
255/60R19 XL 113H 174750 7.0-(7.5)-9.0 31.1 10.2 BL 13 415 2535 50
225/55R19 99H 149890 6.0-(7.0)-8.0 28.8 9.2 BL 12 448 1709 51
235/55R19 101H 149910 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 29.2 9.6 BL 12 442 1819 51
245/55R19 103H 149900 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 29.6 10 BL 12 435 1929 51
255/55R19 XL 111H 174770 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 30 10.4 BL 13 429 2403 50
265/55R19 XL 113V 174640 7.5-(8.5)-9.5 30.5 10.9 BL 12 423 2535 50
235/50R19 XL 103H 174800 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 28.3 9.6 BL 12 455 1929 50
255/50R19 XL 107H 174600 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 29.1 10.4 BL 12 444 2149 50
265/50R19 XL 110H 174830 7.5-(8.5)-9.5 29.5 10.9 BL 13 437 2337 50
235/45R19 95V 142840 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 27.4 9.3 BL 11 472 1521 51
245/45R19 XL 102V 142770 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 27.7 9.5 BL 11 467 1874 50
225/40R19 XL 93V 142830 7.5-(8.0)-9.0 26.1 9 BL 11 495 1433 50
235/40R19 XL 96V 142850 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 26.4 9.4 BL 11 488 1565 50
245/40R19 XL 98V 142790 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 26.7 9.7 BL 11 483 1653 50
255/40R19 XL 100V 142870 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 27 10.2 BL 11 477 1764 50
255/35R19 XL 96V 142800 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 26 10.2 BL 11 496 1565 50
275/60R20 115H 149850 7.5-(8.0)-9.5 33 11 BL 13 391 2679 51
235/55R20 102H 149920 6.5-(7.5)-8.5 30.2 9.6 BL 12 428 1874 51
255/55R20 XL 110H 174780 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 31 10.4 BL 13 416 2337 50
275/55R20 113H 149930 7.5-(8.5)-9.5 31.9 11.2 BL 13 405 2535 51
245/50R20 102H 149950 7.0-(7.5)-8.5 29.7 10 BL 12 434 1874 51
255/50R20 XL 109H 174610 7.0-(8.0)-9.0 30.1 10.4 BL 12 429 2271 50
265/50R20XL 111H 149960 7.5-(8.5)-9.5 30.5 10.9 BL 13 423 2403 50
255/45R20 XL 105H 174810 8.0-(8.5)-9.5 29.1 10 BL 12 444 2039 50
265/45R20 XL 108V 174650 8.5-(9.0)-10.0 29.4 10.5 BL 12 439 2205 50
275/45R20 XL 110V 174660 8.5-(9.0)-10.5 29.8 10.7 BL 12 433 2337 50
275/40R20 XL 106H 174820 9.0-(9.5)-11.0 28.7 10.9 BL 12 450 2337 50
315/35R20 XL 110V 174630 10.5-(11.0)-12.0 28.7 12.6 BL 0 450 2337 50
285/45R22 XL 114H 174620 9.0-(9.5)-10.5 32.1 11.2 BL 13 402 2601 50

“Millennium” warranty:“Millennium” warranty:

- 5 year workmanship and materials warranty.   

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