ADAC: Winter Tire Test R14 2018

This year the German motoring organisation ADAC have tested winter tires in 175/65 R14.

Test continue Continentals winter dominance, with win for the Continental WinterContact TS860.

  1. 2.1 Continental WinterContact TS 860

    Very balanced winter tires with top marks in the wet and snow, good in the dry.

    Wet Performance Winter / Snow Performance
  2. 2.1 Dunlop Winter Response 2

    A very balanced winter tire, very good in the wet and on snow, low fuel consumption, good in the dry.

    Rolling Resistance Wet Performance Winter / Snow Performance
  3. 2.6 Firestone Winterhawk 3

    Top marks in the dry, low fuel consumption. Slightly weak in the wet.

    Rolling Resistance Dry Performance Wet Performance
  4. 2.7 Nokian WR D4

    Good in the wet and on ice. Relatively weak in the snow.

    Wet Performance Ice braking Comfort Winter / Snow Performance
  5. 2.8 Goodyear UltraGrip 9

    Top marks in wear, good in the wet, low fuel consumption. Relatively weak in the snow.

    Treadwear Rolling Resistance Winter / Snow Performance
  6. 2.9 Debica Frigo 2

    Good in the snow. Relatively weak in the dry and wet.

    Winter / Snow Performance Wet Performance Dry Performance
  7. 2.9 Sava Eskimo S3+

    Good in the snow. Relatively weak in the dry and wet.

    Winter / Snow Performance Wet Performance Dry Performance
  8. 2.9 Vredestein Snowtrac 5

    Good in the dry and on snow, low fuel consumption. Relatively weak in the wet, noisy.

    Rolling Resistance Dry Performance Wet Performance Comfort / Noise
  9. 3.1 Pirelli Cinturato Winter

    Good in the snow. Relatively weak in the dry and wet, high wear.

    Comfort Winter / Snow Performance Treadwear Dry Performance
  10. 3.7 Semperit Master-Grip 2

    Good in the snow. Relatively weak in the dry and wet, high wear.

    Winter / Snow Performance Rolling Resistance Dry Performance Comfort
Year
2018
Date added
Nov 12, 2018
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Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test