Auto Bild Allrad: SUV All-Season Tire Test R18 2023

Auto Bild Allrad: SUV All-Season Tire Test R18

The experts from the German magazine Auto Bild Allrad tested 11 models of all-season tires designed for SUVs, noting after the test that, even though some of the all-season tires do deliver quite impressive performance, there are still all-season tires out there that cannot ensure adequate driving safety.

  1. Michelin CrossClimate SUV - Winner Recommended
    Michelin CrossClimate SUV
    79 32
    · All Season · 2016 · Light Truck / SUV - Highway All-Season
    Verdict:

    An exemplary all-season tire with impressive performance in any weather conditions. Good hydroplaning resistance. Short braking distance on wet and dry pavement. High price. Exemplary.

    Wet Braking   Hydroplaning   Snow Performance   Dry Braking   Price  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · South Korea South Korea · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    1.3
  2. Hankook Kinergy 4S2 X H750A Recommended
    Hankook Kinergy 4S2 X H750A
    N/A 32
    · All Season · 2019 · Passenger - Passenger All-Season
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Good snow performance. Stable handling performance and a short braking distance in any weather conditions. Attractive price. Average ride comfort. Exemplary.

    Price   Wet Performance   Snow Performance   Dry Performance   Comfort  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · South Korea South Korea
    Test Score:
    1.4
  3. Continental AllSeasonContact
    Continental AllSeasonContact
    88 61
    · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Very good snow performance. Good handling response in the wet. Excellent hydroplaning resistance. Low rolling resistance. Prone to understeer on dry pavement. Good.

    Wet Handling   Hydroplaning   Rolling Resistance   Snow Performance   Dry Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.2
  4. Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3
    Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3
    86 39
    · All Season · 2020 · Light Truck / SUV - Street/Sport Truck All-Season
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Stable handling performance and crisp steering response. Low noise emission. Smooth ride. Relatively long braking distance on wet pavement. Good.

    Steering Response   Comfort   Handling   Noise   Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.2
  5. Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF 2
    Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF 2
    76 42
    · All Season · 2021 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. High traction on snow. Good handling response in the dry. Average lateral stability on wet pavement. Good.

    Dry Handling   Snow Traction   Lateral Stability  
    Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Japan Japan
    Test Score:
    2.4
  6. Vredestein Quatrac Pro
    Vredestein Quatrac Pro
    80 47
    · All Season · 2019 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Good snow grip. Good handling response and a short stopping distance on wet pavement. Good handling response in the dry. Reduced hydroplaning resistance. Good.

    Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Snow Traction   Dry Handling   Hydroplaning  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.4
  7. Falken EuroAll Season AS210
    Falken EuroAll Season AS210
    78 44
    · All Season · 2018 · Passenger - High Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Good handling response and a short stopping distance on wet pavement. Excellent hydroplaning resistance. Attractive price. Prone to understeer on snow and dry pavement. Good.

    Wet Handling   Price   Wet Braking   Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Snow Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.5
  8. Bridgestone Weather Control A005 Evo
    Bridgestone Weather Control A005 Evo
    81 58
    · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Good handling response and a short stopping distance on dry pavement. Low rolling resistance. Fuzzy steering response and prone to understeer on snow and wet pavement. Satisfactory.

    Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Rolling Resistance   Steering Response   Wet Handling   Snow Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.3
  9. Toyo Celsius AS2
    Toyo Celsius AS2
    N/A 35
    · All Season · 2021 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Good snow performance. Excellent hydroplaning resistance. Great riding comfort. Low rolling resistance. Prone to understeer on dry and wet pavement. Satisfactory.

    Comfort   Hydroplaning   Rolling Resistance   Snow Performance   Dry Handling   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · East Asia East Asia · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    3.4
  10. Maxxis Premitra All Season AP3
    Maxxis Premitra All Season AP3
    68 42
    · All Season · 2019 · Passenger - Standard Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Short braking distance on dry pavement. Low price. Very poor traction and prone to understeer on snow. Long braking distance on wet pavement. Not recommended.

    Price   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Snow Traction   Snow Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    4.3
  11. Goodride All Season Elite Z-401
    Goodride All Season Elite Z-401
    N/A 4
    · All Season · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Low rolling resistance. Low price. Dangerously long braking distance on wet pavement. Delayed steering response and less-than-perfect handling performance in any weather conditions. Not recommended.

    Price   Rolling Resistance   Dry Handling   Wet Handling   Snow Handling   Steering Response   Wet Braking  
    Test Score:
    4.6
Year
2023
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Max Score, points
1
Tire Size
225/50R18
Season
All-Season
Auto Type
Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Oct 20, 2022
Date updated
Oct 22, 2022

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