The Best SUV & Light Truck Winter Tires 2018

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

  1. Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2 - Winner

    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  
    77 30
  2. Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2

    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  
    83 43
  3. Dunlop Winter Maxx SJ8

    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  
    85 23
  4. Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v

    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  
    82 25
  5. Continental WinterContact SI

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

    Durability / Treadwear   Snow / Ice traction   Noise   Cornering Stability  
    84 35
  6. Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow

    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  
    82 24
  7. Sailun Ice Blazer WST2 LT

    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  
    N/A 17
  8. Cooper Weather-Master WSC

    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  
    75 19
  9. Toyo Observe GSi-5

    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  
    75 28
  10. Hankook I*Pike RW11

    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  
    73 20
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Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
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Northern America
Date added
Nov 14, 2018
Date updated
Feb 03, 2020