L’Argus: Winter Tire Test R16 2019

In the run-up to the first snowfalls and really low temperatures, the French publication L’Argus announced the results of the 205/55 R16 winter tire test. The test involved only «crème de la crème» — premium brand tire models, which allowed the experts to announce their own version of the best winter tires for 2019/2020 season.

L’Argus: Winter Tire Test R16
  1. Continental WinterContact TS 860 - Winner Recommended
    Continental WinterContact TS 860
    87 64
    Passenger · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Dry Braking   Snow Braking   Snow Traction   Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    17.5
  2. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
    Goodyear UltraGrip 9
    83 50
    Passenger · Winter · 2014 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Longitudinal Aquaplaning  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    16
  3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
    Dunlop Winter Sport 5
    81 59
    Passenger · Winter · 2015 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Wet Braking   Longitudinal Aquaplaning   Snow Braking   Snow Traction  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    14.5
  4. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
    Pirelli Cinturato Winter
    76 51
    Passenger · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Longitudinal Aquaplaning  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    14
  5. Michelin Alpin 6
    Michelin Alpin 6
    84 55
    Passenger · Winter · 2018 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Dry Braking  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    14
  6. Nokian WR D4
    Nokian WR D4
    82 43
    Passenger · Winter · 2015 · Passenger - Studless Ice & Snow
    Snow Braking   Snow Traction   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Longitudinal Aquaplaning  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    13
Youtube Video
Test de pneus hiver 2019 : comment nous les évaluons ?
January 3, 2020
Year
2019
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
20
Tire Size
205/55R16
Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Jan 03, 2020
Date updated
Nov 27, 2020