Auto Bild: SUV All-Season Tire Test R16 2020

Auto Bild: SUV All-Season Tire Test R16

Snow, ice, rain, cold or heat: all-season tires promise safe grip in all weather conditions. But are they better than summer and winter tires? The Germany’s Auto Bild has tested the latest models of all-weather tires - including Continental, Goodyear, Hankook, Michelin and Bridgestone.

  1. Hankook Kinergy 4S 2 H750 - Winner Recommended
    Hankook Kinergy 4S 2 H750
    80 52
    Passenger · All Season · 2018 · Passenger - Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    All-round tires with excellent driving characteristics in all weather conditions, dynamic handling characteristics, harmonious steering behavior, short snow and wet braking distances, low price level.

    Dry Handling   Steering Precision   Wet Braking   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Price  
    Europe Europe
  2. Vredestein Quatrac Recommended
    Vredestein Quatrac
    96 33
    Passenger · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Exemplary all-season tires with impressive qualities on snow and ice, high safety reserves for aquaplaning, precise wet and dry handling, short dry braking distances, low rolling resistance.

    Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe
  3. Bridgestone Weather Control A005 Evo Recommended
    Bridgestone Weather Control A005 Evo
    80 47
    Passenger · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Balanced all-rounder with the best driving characteristics on wet and dry roads, good winter qualities, dynamic wet and dry handling, short wet braking distances, fuel-saving rolling resistance.

    Wet Braking   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Dry Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
  4. Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 Recommended
    Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
    95 48
    Passenger · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    New all-season tires with the best snow quality, high safety reserves for aquaplaning, stable wet and dry handling, harmonious steering behavior.

    Aquaplaning   Steering Precision   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  5. Michelin CrossClimate+ Recommended
    Michelin CrossClimate+
    84 66
    Passenger · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: good all-season tires with well-balanced high performance potential, good snow traction, stable driving behavior with good steering precision, short wet braking distances.
    Negative: slight weakness in lateral aquaplaning.

    Snow Traction   Steering Precision   Wet Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  6. Falken EuroAll Season AS210
    Falken EuroAll Season AS210
    78 40
    Passenger · All Season · 2018 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: all-round talent with good driving characteristics in all weather conditions, harmonious steering behavior, short snow braking distances, low price level.
    Negative: moderate comfort, increased rolling resistance.

    Snow Braking   Steering Precision   Price   Rolling Resistance   Comfort  
    Europe Europe
  7. Continental AllSeasonContact
    Continental AllSeasonContact
    87 61
    Passenger · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: Winter specialist with dynamic, sporty handling on snow and wet roads, precise steering behavior, low rolling resistance.
    Negative: longer braking distances on dry roads, high price.

    Steering Precision   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Handling   Dry Braking   Price  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
  8. Nokian Seasonproof
    Nokian Seasonproof
    N/A 31
    Passenger · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: best snow quality, good aquaplaning properties, low rolling resistance, pleasant comfort.
    Negative: extended wet and dry braking distances, understeering wet and dry handling.

    Rolling Resistance   Aquaplaning   Comfort   Wet Handling   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe
  9. Kumho Solus 4S HA32
    Kumho Solus 4S HA32
    65 35
    Passenger · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: good safety reserves for aquaplaning, stable dry handling.
    Negative: only satisfactory driving characteristics on snow, slightly understeering wet handling, increased rolling resistance.

    Aquaplaning   Dry Handling   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Handling  
    Europe Europe
  10. Toyo Celsius
    Toyo Celsius
    72 36
    Passenger · All Season · 2015 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: short snow braking distances, stable dry handling, low price.
    Negative: only satisfactory aquaplaning properties, extended wet and dry braking distances, understeering wet handling.

    Snow Braking   Price   Dry Handling   Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Dry Braking   Wet Braking  
    North America North America · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · East Asia East Asia
  11. Nankang AW-6
    Nankang AW-6
    N/A 22
    Passenger · All Season · Passenger - Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Positive: very good winter properties, low price.
    Negative: limited grip on wet roads, delayed steering response, understeering wet and dry handling, dangerously extended wet braking distance.

    Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Price   Steering Precision   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe · East Asia East Asia
Year
2020
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
215/60R16
Season
All-Season
Auto Type
Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Dec 01, 2020
Date updated
Feb 15, 2021

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