ADAC: Winter Tire Test R16 2023

ADAC: Winter Tire Test R16

In addition to the 185/65 R15 winter tire test, the «General German Automobile Club» ADAC also conducted a test of 215/60 R16 tires designed for compact crossovers, such as Audi Q3, VW T-Roc, and Skoda Karoq, and this time around gold was won by two competitors — the Continental WinterContact TS 870 and Dunlop Wintersport 5, the TS 870 having already celebrated a victory in the test of tires with a 15-inch fitting diameter.

  1. Continental WinterContact TS 870 - Winner Recommended
    Continental WinterContact TS 870
    90 60
    · Winter · 2020 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance, no prominent issues found. Invariably good results in any conditions. Particularly good snow and ice performance. Good.

    Driving Safety   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Rolling Resistanse   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Snow Braking   Wet Circle   Outside Noise   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.1
  2. Dunlop Winter Sport 5 Recommended
    Dunlop Winter Sport 5
    82 59
    · Winter · 2015 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance, no prominent issues found. Invariably good results in any conditions. Particularly good snow performance. Low fuel consumption. Low wear. Good.

    Driving Safety   Lateral Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Wet Circle   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.1
  3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ Recommended
    Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+
    88 57
    · Winter · 2019 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance, no prominent issues found. Invariably good results in any conditions. Particularly good snow performance. Good.

    Driving Safety   Lateral Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China
    Test Score:
    2.3
  4. Michelin Alpin 6 Recommended
    Michelin Alpin 6
    87 57
    · Winter · 2018 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance, no prominent issues found. Invariably good results in any conditions. Particularly good snow and ice performance. Low wear. Good.

    Driving Safety   Straight Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan
    Test Score:
    2.3
  5. Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906
    Yokohama BluEarth*Winter V906
    68 33
    · Winter · 2020 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Low fuel consumption. Poor performance on wet pavement and snow. Satisfactory.

    Driving Safety   Straight Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Snow Handling   Wet Circle  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.6
  6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM005
    Bridgestone Blizzak LM005
    87 57
    · Winter · 2019 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Very good results on dry pavement. Good results on wet pavement. Weak snow performance. Satisfactory.

    Driving Safety   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Wet Circle   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Wet Handling   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Snow Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.7
  7. Kleber Krisalp HP3
    Kleber Krisalp HP3
    82 54
    · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good snow and ice performance. Low fuel consumption. Poor wet and dry performance. Satisfactory.

    Straight Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Snow Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Lateral Hydroplaning  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.9
  8. GT Radial WinterPro2
    GT Radial WinterPro2
    N/A 28
    · Winter · 2017 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good ice performance. Poor performance on wet and dry pavement, as well as on snow. Satisfactory.

    Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Outside Noise   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Lateral Hydroplaning   Snow Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3
  9. Sava Eskimo HP2
    Sava Eskimo HP2
    68 33
    · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Good snow and ice performance. Poor wet performance. Satisfactory.

    Driving Safety   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Lateral Hydroplaning   Wet Circle  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3
  10. Vredestein Wintrac
    Vredestein Wintrac
    85 35
    · Winter · 2020 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Very good ice performance. Low fuel consumption. Increased wear. Poor results on dry pavement. Satisfactory.

    Straight Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Wet Circle   Outside Noise   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Acceleration (Snow)   Dry Handling   Treadwear  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3
  11. ESA-Tecar Supergrip Pro
    ESA-Tecar Supergrip Pro
    N/A 29
    · Winter · 2019 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Very low fuel consumption. Low wear. Poor results on dry and wet pavement. Satisfactory.

    Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Snow Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Lateral Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Wet Circle  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.1
  12. Toyo Observe S944
    Toyo Observe S944
    68 44
    · Winter · 2019 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement and ice. Very high fuel consumption. Poor performance on wet pavement and snow. Satisfactory.

    Driving Safety   Straight Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Dry Handling   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Snow Handling   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.1
  13. Nokian WR Snowproof
    Nokian WR Snowproof
    68 46
    · Winter · 2019 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Low fuel consumption. Low wear. Good snow and ice performance. Poor wet and dry performance. Satisfactory.

    Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Lateral Hydroplaning   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.2
  14. Uniroyal WinterExpert
    Uniroyal WinterExpert
    N/A 30
    · Winter · 2021 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Very low fuel consumption. Good snow and ice performance. Poor wet and dry performance. Satisfactory.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Outside Noise   Wet Braking   Snow Handling   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Driving Safety   Dry Handling   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.3
  15. Matador MP 93 Nordicca
    Matador MP 93 Nordicca
    N/A 33
    · Winter · 2021 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good snow and ice performance. Low wear. Poor wet and dry performance. Satisfactory.

    Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Rolling Resistance   Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Ice)   Treadwear   Acceleration (Snow)   Driving Safety   Lateral Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Wet Circle   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.4
  16. Falken Eurowinter HS01
    Falken Eurowinter HS01
    73 43
    · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good snow and ice performance. Poor dry performance. Satisfactory.

    Ice Braking   Snow Braking   Driving Safety   Dry Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.5
  17. Cooper Weather-Master SA2+
    Cooper Weather-Master SA2+
    N/A 20
    · Winter · 2015 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Good ice performance. Poor performance on wet pavement and snow. Very high wear. Extremely poor dry performance. Average.

    Ice Braking   Driving Safety   Dry Handling   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.7
Year
2023
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
215/60R16
Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Sep 27, 2022
Date updated
Oct 18, 2022
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