PMCtire.com: The Best SUV & Light Truck Winter Tires 2018

The current ranking of the best SUV & Light Truck winter tires from pmctire.com is based on a neutral point of view by comparing several internal and external sources.

PMCtire.com: The Best SUV & Light Truck Winter Tires
  1. Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2 - Winner
    Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2
    77 30
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2009 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studless Ice & Snow · For Nordic Winter x
    Verdict:

    The Latitude Xice-Xi2 provides excellent ride comfort, a quiet ride and outstanding traction on icy or snowy roads.

    Dry Performance   Wet Performance   Comfort / Noise   Hydroplaning resistance   Durability / Treadwear   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  2. Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
    Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
    82 40
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2014 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Performance Winter / Snow · For Nordic Winter x
    Verdict:

    The Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 provides good handling and more control in winter conditions, no matter if you are on ice, snow or slush.

    Wet Performance   Durability / Treadwear   Snow / Ice traction   Noise   Hydroplaning resistance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  3. Dunlop Winter Maxx SJ8
    Dunlop Winter Maxx SJ8
    85 23
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2013 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    The Dunlop Winter Maxx SJ8 offers enhanced traction in winter conditions, thanks to its pulling power on snowy and icy roads.

    Durability / Treadwear   Snow / Ice traction   Noise  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  4. Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v
    Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v
    82 25
    Passenger · Winter · 2012 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow · For Nordic Winter x
    Verdict:

    The Yokohama ice GUARD iG51V ensures peace of mind, high performance on ice and snow and ride comfort. It is also an excellent choice for its smooth ride, durability and fuel economy.

    Durability / Treadwear   Comfort / Noise   Hydroplaning resistance   Snow / Wet traction   Ice traction  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  5. Continental WinterContact SI
    Continental WinterContact SI
    83 41
    Passenger · Winter · 2014 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow · For Nordic Winter x
    Verdict:

    The Continental WinterContact SI has good stopping power on ice, rolling resistance, and fuel economy.

    Durability / Treadwear   Snow / Ice traction   Noise   Cornering Stability  
    Northern America Northern America
  6. Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow
    Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow
    81 24
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2001 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    The Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow delivers high performance in winter conditions and stands out for its robustness, excellent handling, low noise levels and outstanding ride comfort.

    Durability / Treadwear   Hydroplaning resistance   Wet / Ice traction   Cornering Stability  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  7. Sailun IceBlazer WST2 LT
    Sailun IceBlazer WST2 LT
    N/A 15
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2012 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studdable Winter / Snow · Studded
    Verdict:

    The Sailun Ice Blazer WST2 allows you to tackle the toughest on- and off-road conditions with snow, ice or mud terrains while maintaining maximum traction.

    Snow / Ice traction   Wet traction   Driving comfort   Noise   Handling  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
  8. Cooper Weather-Master WSC
    Cooper Weather-Master WSC
    79 19
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2010 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studdable Winter / Snow · Studded
    Verdict:

    The Cooper Weather-Master WSC offers a superior fit and performance on icy pavement. The WeatherMaster WSC also provides a smooth, quiet and safe ride.

    Snow traction   Ice traction   Treadwear   Handling  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  9. Toyo Observe GSi-5
    Toyo Observe GSi-5
    82 24
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2012 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    The Toyo Observe GSi-5 is strong in the snow. This tire is designed to ensure a safe ride, while for SUVs, pickup trucks and pickups, it is developed based on the load characteristics of this type of vehicle.

    Snow traction   Noise  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  10. Hankook I*Pike RW11
    Hankook I*Pike RW11
    81 17
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2012 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studdable Winter / Snow · Studded
    Verdict:

    The Hankook I'Pike RW11 is very good in the dry,wet and snow surfaces. Slightly weak on the ice.

    Dry traction   Noise   Wet / Snow traction   Handling   Cornering Stability   Driving comfort   Ice traction  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Year
2018
Source of information
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Max Score, points
10
Season
Winter
Auto Type
Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
List Type
Top Chart
Region
Northern America
Date added
Nov 14, 2018
Date updated
Feb 03, 2020