Winter specialist Nokian ‘missed the point’ in ams tyre test

16th September 2019 | 0 Comments
 
Winter specialist Nokian ‘missed the point’ in ams tyre test
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ Caption: The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ was called a “top winter tyre”

Auto motor und sport has taken a look at winter tyres for compact SUVs in its latest comparative test. The tyre size it evaluated is 215/55 R17, a dimension worn by the VW T-Roc test vehicle as well as the Audi Q2, Fiat 500x, Hyundai Kona and others. The German magazine’s experts subjected 11 brands of tyre to various tests in wet, dry and snow conditions, with performance in each of these three areas contributing 30 per cent to the final result. The remaining ten per cent came from rolling resistance and tyre/road noise performance.

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