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.

ADAC:  Winter Tire Test R14
  1. Continental WinterContact TS 860 - Winner Recommended
    Continental WinterContact TS 860
    87 64
    Passenger · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Wet Performance   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.1
  2. Dunlop Winter Response 2 Recommended
    Dunlop Winter Response 2
    86 40
    Passenger · Winter · 2013 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    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  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.1
  3. Firestone Winterhawk 3
    Firestone Winterhawk 3
    72 32
    Passenger · Winter · 2013 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Rolling Resistance   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.6
  4. Nokian WR D4
    Nokian WR D4
    82 43
    Passenger · Winter · 2015 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Wet Performance   Ice braking   Comfort   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.7
  5. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
    Goodyear UltraGrip 9
    83 50
    Passenger · Winter · 2014 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Treadwear   Rolling Resistance   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.8
  6. Debica Frigo 2
    Debica Frigo 2
    68 15
    Passenger · Winter · 2006 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Winter / Snow Performance   Wet Performance   Dry Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.9
  7. Sava Eskimo S3+
    Sava Eskimo S3+
    69 16
    Passenger · Winter · 2010 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Winter / Snow Performance   Wet Performance   Dry Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.9
  8. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
    Vredestein Snowtrac 5
    75 27
    Passenger · Winter · 2014 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Rolling Resistance   Dry Performance   Wet Performance   Comfort / Noise  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.9
  9. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
    Pirelli Cinturato Winter
    76 51
    Passenger · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Comfort   Winter / Snow Performance   Treadwear   Dry Performance  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3.1
  10. Semperit Master-Grip 2
    Semperit Master-Grip 2
    N/A 16
    Passenger · Winter · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

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

    Winter / Snow Performance   Rolling Resistance   Dry Performance   Comfort  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3.7
Youtube Video
ADAC Winterreifentest 2018: Ergebnisse im Überblick I ADAC
March 2, 2019
Year
2018
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
175/65R14
Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Nov 12, 2018
Date updated
Nov 27, 2020