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Test of studded winter tyres: Za Rulem magazine (205/55 R16; 10.2012)


ArticlesWinter tyres testsTest of studded winter tyres: Za Rulem magazine (205/55 R16; 10.2012)

Za Rulem, За рулем (10.2012)

One of the most popular Russian automotive magazine published in its issue № 10/2012 their Studded Winter Tire Test 2012.

The test was done in the size 205/55 R16 T with the very popular vehicle of compact class - VW Golf VI.

The test was conducted by Za Rulem at the proving ground of AutoVAZ, Togliatti.

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Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
Conti­Ice­Contact
Michelin X-Ice North 2
Pirelli Winter Carving Edge
Nordman 4
Gislaved NordFrost 5
Hankook i-Pike RS
Bridgestone Ice Cruiser 7000
Yokohama iceGUARD iG35
Cordiant Polar 2
Kama Euro 519
Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic
UnitImportance
Country of Origin RU DE RU DE RU DE KOR JP PHIL RU RU PL
Tread depthmm 9,1-9,3 9,1-9,5 9,3-9,4 9,1-9,3 9,4-9,5 8,6-9,1 9,0-9,6 11,1 8,7-8,8 9,6-10,1 9,1-9,4 9,8-10,0
Hardness of Compound 56 51 56 51 51 59 49 66 55 63 61 54
Amound of spikes 128 128 128 128 128 128 128 128 128 130 134 130
Weightkg 9,6 10 9,4 9,8 9,1 10,3 10,4 11,1 10,5 9,8 10,5 9,9
Icy road
Stopping Distance (from 35 till 5 km/h)m12% 21,2 21,5 22,9 24,0 23,2 21,7 21,9 23,2 23,7 32,2 29,4 22,0
Acceleration dynamics (from 0 till 35 km/h)s4% 8,1 8,3 8,6 9,0 8,3 9,1 8,6 8,7 9,3 10,4 10,0 8,2
Circles10% 13,9 13,6 13,6 13,4 14,0 13,5 13,5 14,2 14,2 16,1 15,4 14,3
Snow
Stopping Distance (from 35 till 5 km/h)m11% 13,7 13,5 13,9 14,0 13,9 14,3 14,0 15,2 15,0 16,1 15,7 12,9
Acceleration dynamics (from 0 till 35 km/h)s3% 4,8 5,1 5,2 5,1 5,1 5,5 5,3 5,8 5,8 5,7 5,7 4,9
Changing the direction linekm/h9% 47,4 47,9 46,4 48,3 48,4 46,1 46,5 43,9 44,1 45,0 44,4 46,0
Longitudial Stabilitypoints4% 8 8 8 9 7 8 7 7 7 7 6 7
Grippoints5% 9 7 9 8 8 6 7 6 6 7 7 10
Dry road
Stopping Distance (from 80 till 5 km/h)m9% 33,1 31,6 31,8 31,8 32,2 31,4 33,4 33,4 33,8 32,4 34,0 32,6
Handlingpoints6% 8 7 8 9 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 7
Stabilitypoints4% 7 8 8 8 7 8 6 7 7 7 6 6
Wet road
Stopping Distance (from 60 till 5 km/h)m10% 19,5 18,3 19,5 19,3 18,5 18,3 20,7 20,0 21,4 19,0 20,0 19,0
Economy and comfort
Comfort of acceleration managingpoints1% 9 8 8 7 8 8 7 7 6 7 6 9
Acoustic comfortpoints3% 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 6 7 6 6 7
Driving comfortpoints2% 7 7 8 6 7 8 7 7 6 6 6 7
Fuel consumption (60 km/h)L/100 km3% 4,3 4,4 4,3 4,4 4,4 4,6 4,4 4,6 4,5 4,6 4,5 4,5
Fuel consumption (90 km/h)L/100 km4% 6,4 6,5 6,4 6,5 6,5 6,7 6,4 6,6 6,5 6,6 6,5 6,5
Pointspoints 929 925 923 918 909 905 886 855 841 808 806
Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ā/k

About ContiIceContact:
+ best in braking on snow
+ good acceleration on ice
+ best in braking on wet asphalt
- minor comments regarding handling and comfort

About Gislaved Nord Frost 5:
+ good acceleration on ice
+ best in braking on dry
+ good braking on wet asphalt
- high fuel consumption

Abbreviations of the Country of Origin:
RU – Russia
DE – Germany
PL – Poland
KOR – South Korea
JP – Japan
PRC – China

SIA LANEKS, 2012

ZA RULJOM magazine.