TireRack.com: Best in Passenger Studless Ice & Snow 2019

TireRack.com: Best in Passenger Studless Ice & Snow
  1. Michelin X-Ice Xi3 - Winner
    Michelin X-Ice Xi3
    Passenger · Winter · 2012 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow · For Nordic Winter
    Verdict:

    Decent traction in all kinds of winter conditions: wet snow, chunky snow, sleet and ice. They perform well on wet pavement and are great for highway driving as they are very quiet for snow tires.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Comfort   Noise   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Asia Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    81 48
  2. Bridgestone Blizzak WS80 Recommended
    Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
    Passenger · Winter · 2014 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow · For Nordic Winter
    Verdict:

    The balance of handling, braking, traction, and treadwear. They preform excellent in all hazardous driving conditions.

    Wet Performance   Comfort   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    81 49
  3. Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT
    Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT
    Light Truck / SUV · Winter · 2010 · Light Truck / SUV - Light Truck/SUV Studdable Winter / Snow · Studded
    Verdict:

    These tires provide excellent grip in wet and snowy conditions. Steering is very predictable, and braking is excellent. Dry performance is good, the ride is comfortable, and they are quiet for a winter tire.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Noise   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Northern America Northern America · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    83 23
  4. Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 Recommended
    Bridgestone Blizzak WS60
    Passenger · Winter · 2007 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    These tires are perfect for people who enjoy spirited winter driving or people who want to ensure predictable handling in dangerous blizzard road conditions. They provide excellent traction increasing acceleration, braking, and cornering performance in snow.

    Wet Performance   Comfort   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Asia Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    75 22
  5. Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c
    Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c
    Passenger · Winter · 2014 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    These are really excellent snow/ice/winter tires! They work well on dry or wet roads and they are pretty quiet.

    Treadwear   Comfort   Noise   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America
    74 31
  6. Dunlop Winter Maxx
    Dunlop Winter Maxx
    Passenger · Winter · 2012 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    This is a good snow tire, good for cold weather traveling, no problems with stability and traction. These tires perform very poorly in wet & slushy conditions.

    Treadwear   Comfort  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    74 26
  7. Yokohama iceGUARD iG20
    Yokohama iceGUARD iG20
    Passenger · Winter · 2007 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Verdict:

    Great winter tire, went with a narrower width for better traction in the snow and it works well.They're great in normal conditions and amazing in snowy and winter storm conditions.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Winter / Snow Performance  
    Northern America Northern America
    71 6
Year
2019
Source of information
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Max Score, points
100
Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Top Chart
Region
Northern America
Date added
Sep 11, 2019
Date updated
May 14, 2020