Article Index

 

Test Results

 

 

  1. Semperit Master-Grip 2

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

3,7

40%

Safety (dry)

3,8

40%

Braking (dry)

3,0

20%

Total

3,6

15%

Braking (wet)

2,8

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

2,0

30%

Lateral stability

3,0

10%

Total

2,5

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,5

20%

Handling (snow)

1,8

40%

Total

2,1

20%

Braking (ice)

2,8

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,7

10%

Noise (external)

2,5

50%

Noise (internal)

3,5

50%

Total

3,0

5%

Fuel consumption

1,9

10%

Wear

3,0

10%

Overall rank

3,6

 

 

 Good results on snow

 The lowest noise level

 Weak results on ice and a dry covering

 Rather high wear

 

 

  1. Aeolus SnowAce2 AW08

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,4

40%

Safety (dry)

2,3

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,4

15%

Braking (wet)

2,9

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

2,6

30%

Lateral stability

2,5

10%

Total

2,7

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

3,5

20%

Handling (snow)

4,0

40%

Total

3,3

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,4

10%

Noise (external)

3,3

50%

Noise (internal)

3,5

50%

Total

3,4

5%

Fuel consumption

2,0

10%

Wear

3,0

10%

Overall rank

2,4

 

 

 The acceptable results on a dry covering

 Weak results on snow

 Rather weak results on a wet covering

 Rather high wear

 

 

  1. Kumho WinterCraft WP51

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,2

40%

Safety (dry)

2,3

40%

Braking (dry)

2,8

20%

Total

2,4

15%

Braking (wet)

3,7

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

3,5

30%

Lateral stability

3,5

10%

Total

3,3

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

2,5

20%

Handling (snow)

2,7

40%

Total

2,6

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,4

10%

Noise (external)

3,3

50%

Noise (internal)

3,8

50%

Total

3,6

5%

Fuel consumption

2,3

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

3,3

 

 

 The acceptable results on a dry covering

 Weak results on a wet covering

 Rather weak results on snow

 

 

  1. Sava Eskimo S3 +

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

3,4

40%

Safety (dry)

3,3

40%

Braking (dry)

2,8

20%

Total

3,3

15%

Braking (wet)

3,2

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

3,0

30%

Lateral stability

3,0

10%

Total

2,9

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,0

20%

Handling (snow)

1,6

40%

Total

1,9

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,4

10%

Noise (external)

3,4

50%

Noise (internal)

3,3

50%

Total

2,8

5%

Fuel consumption

3,3

10%

Wear

3,2

10%

Overall rank

2,5

 

 

 Very good results on snow

 Weak results on a dry covering

 Rather weak results on a wet covering

 

 

  1. Michelin Alpin 5

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

1,8

40%

Safety (dry)

1,8

40%

Braking (dry)

3,0

20%

Total

2,1

15%

Braking (wet)

2,9

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,0

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

2,2

30%

Lateral stability

3,0

10%

Total

2,5

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

3,0

20%

Handling (snow)

4,0

40%

Total

3,2

20%

Braking (ice)

2,5

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,8

40%

Total

2,6

10%

Noise (external)

3,0

50%

Noise (internal)

4,0

50%

Total

3,5

5%

Fuel consumption

2,6

10%

Wear

1,5

10%

Overall rank

3,2

 

 

 Very low wear

 Good results on a dry covering

 Weak results on snow

 Rather high fuel consumption

 

 

  1. Falken Eurowinter HS01 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,4

40%

Safety (dry)

2,7

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,6

15%

Braking (wet)

2,7

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

1,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,0

10%

Handling (wet)

3,1

30%

Lateral stability

3,5

10%

Total

2,6

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

3,0

20%

Handling (snow)

3,7

40%

Total

3,1

20%

Braking (ice)

2,8

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

3,0

40%

Total

2,9

10%

Noise (external)

3,5

50%

Noise (internal)

3,7

50%

Total

3,6

5%

Fuel consumption

2,3

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

3,1

 

 

 Low fuel consumption

 Low wear

 Weak results on snow and ice

 

 

  1. Firestone Winterhawk 3

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

1,8

40%

Safety (dry)

1,9

40%

Braking (dry)

2,8

20%

Total

2,1

15%

Braking (wet)

3,4

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

3,0

10%

Handling (wet)

3,1

30%

Lateral stability

3,5

10%

Total

3,1

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

2,5

20%

Handling (snow)

3,4

40%

Total

2,9

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,8

40%

Total

2,5

10%

Noise (external)

2,8

50%

Noise (internal)

3,9

50%

Total

3,4

5%

Fuel consumption

1,8

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

3,1

 

 

 Good results on a dry covering

 Low fuel consumption

 Rather weak results on snow and a wet covering

 

 

  1. Nokian WR D4

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,3

40%

Safety (dry)

2,2

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,3

15%

Braking (wet)

3,7

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

3,1

30%

Lateral stability

3,0

10%

Total

3,1

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,0

20%

Handling (snow)

1,2

40%

Total

1,7

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,4

10%

Noise (external)

3,0

50%

Noise (internal)

4,2

50%

Total

3,6

5%

Fuel consumption

1,9

10%

Wear

3,0

10%

Overall rank

3,1

 

 

 

 Very good results on snow

 Good results on a dry covering

 Low fuel consumption

 Weak results on a wet covering

 Rather high wear

 

 

  1. Vredestein Snowtrac 5

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

1,9

40%

Safety (dry)

1,8

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,0

15%

Braking (wet)

3,0

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

3,0

10%

Handling (wet)

2,5

30%

Lateral stability

2,5

10%

Total

2,7

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

2,5

20%

Handling (snow)

3,5

40%

Total

2,9

20%

Braking (ice)

2,5

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,5

10%

Noise (external)

3,3

50%

Noise (internal)

4,2

50%

Total

3,8

5%

Fuel consumption

2,0

10%

Wear

3,0

10%

Overall rank

3,0

 

 

 Very good results on a dry covering

 Weak results on snow

 Rather weak results on a wet covering

 Rather high wear

 

 

  1. Yokohama W*drive V905

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

1,5

40%

Safety (dry)

1,5

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

1,7

15%

Braking (wet)

2,9

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,0

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

2,5

30%

Lateral stability

3,0

10%

Total

2,6

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,0

20%

Handling (snow)

2,5

40%

Total

2,2

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,8

40%

Total

2,5

10%

Noise (external)

3,5

50%

Noise (internal)

3,8

50%

Total

3,7

5%

Fuel consumption

2,0

10%

Wear

3,0

10%

Overall rank

3,0

 

 

 Very good results on a dry covering

 Good results on snow

 Rather weak results on a wet covering

 Rather high wear

 

 

  1. Goodyear UltraGrip 9 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,3

40%

Safety (dry)

2,3

40%

Braking (dry)

2,8

20%

Total

2,4

15%

Braking (wet)

2,2

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

1,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

1,5

10%

Handling (wet)

1,7

30%

Lateral stability

2,5

10%

Total

1,9

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,5

20%

Handling (snow)

3,3

40%

Total

2,7

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,4

10%

Noise (external)

3,0

50%

Noise (internal)

3,2

50%

Total

3,1

5%

Fuel consumption

2,1

10%

Wear

2,0

10%

Overall rank

2,7

 

 

 Very good results on a wet covering

 Good results on a dry covering

 Low wear

 Rather weak results on snow

 

 

  1. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,2

40%

Safety (dry)

2,0

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,2

15%

Braking (wet)

3,0

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,0

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,0

10%

Handling (wet)

2,6

30%

Lateral stability

3,0

10%

Total

2,6

30%

Braking (snow)

2,5

40%

Grip (snow)

3,0

20%

Handling (snow)

2,7

40%

Total

2,7

20%

Braking (ice)

2,5

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,5

10%

Noise (external)

3,3

50%

Noise (internal)

4,1

50%

Total

3,7

5%

Fuel consumption

2,2

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

2,7

 

 

 Good results on a dry covering

 Rather weak results on snow and a wet covering

 

 

  1. Dunlop Winter Response 2

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,5

40%

Safety (dry)

2,7

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,6

15%

Braking (wet)

2,2

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,0

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,0

10%

Handling (wet)

1,7

30%

Lateral stability

2,5

10%

Total

2,0

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,5

20%

Handling (snow)

1,9

40%

Total

2,1

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,4

10%

Noise (external)

2,8

50%

Noise (internal)

3,6

50%

Total

3,2

5%

Fuel consumption

1,8

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

2,6

 

 

 Good results on snow, ice and a wet covering

 Low fuel consumption

 Rather weak results on a dry covering

 

 

  1. Kleber Krisalp HP3 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2.3

40%

Safety (dry)

2,2

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,3

15%

Braking (wet)

2,7

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,5

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

2,1

30%

Lateral stability

2,5

10%

Total

2,5

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,0

20%

Handling (snow)

2,2

40%

Total

2,1

20%

Braking (ice)

2,5

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,5

40%

Total

2,5

10%

Noise (external)

2,8

50%

Noise (internal)

3,8

50%

Total

3,3

5%

Fuel consumption

2,0

10%

Wear

2,0

10%

Overall rank

2,4

 

 

 Good balance of characteristics

 Low wear

 Good results on snow and a dry covering

 

 

  1. ESA+Tecar Super Grip 9 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,2

40%

Safety (dry)

2,0

40%

Braking (dry)

2,8

20%

Total

2,3

15%

Braking (wet)

2,7

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

2,0

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,5

10%

Handling (wet)

1,8

30%

Lateral stability

2,5

10%

Total

2,3

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,0

20%

Handling (snow)

2,7

40%

Total

2,3

20%

Braking (ice)

2,0

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,3

40%

Total

2,1

10%

Noise (external)

3,0

50%

Noise (internal)

3,5

50%

Total

3,3

5%

Fuel consumption

1,7

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

2,3

 

 

 Good balance of characteristics

 Very good results on ice

 Low fuel consumption

 Good results on snow, a dry and wet covering

 

 

  1. Continental WinterContact TS 860 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

Weight

Handling (dry)

2,2

40%

Safety (dry)

1,9

40%

Braking (dry)

2,5

20%

Total

2,2

15%

Braking (wet)

2,0

30%

Aquaplaning (longitudinal)

1,6

20%

Aquaplaning (transverse)

2,0

10%

Handling (wet)

1,6

30%

Lateral stability

2,0

10%

Total

1,8

30%

Braking (snow)

2,0

40%

Grip (snow)

2,0

20%

Handling (snow)

1,7

40%

Total

1,9

20%

Braking (ice)

2,3

60%

Lateral stability (ice)

2,8

40%

Total

1,9

10%

Noise (external)

2,8

50%

Noise (internal)

3,5

50%

Total

3,3

5%

Fuel consumption

1,9

10%

Wear

2,5

10%

Overall rank

2,1

 

 

 Good balance of characteristics

 Good results on a dry and wet covering

 Very good results on snow

 Low fuel consumption

 

 


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