When winter approaches, with snow or not, drivers decide to fit winter tyres when temperatures drop. And to choose the right tyre, there is nothing better than reading the results of tyre comparison tests! L’Argus has published its test of leading winter tyres available on the market, in the size 205/55 R16 91H, fitted on the Golf VII. So, what is the best tyre for winter?
Read about the latest tyre tests carried out by our expert in-house test driver, and find out more about the results of tests conducted by official bodies and the automotive press.
Auto Club Europa (ACE) has compared a summer tyre and a winter tyre against eight all season tyres in the size 205/60 R16. The aim? Find out if all season tyres are a good compromise now that winters are becoming milder. Tested in Finland then near Vienna in Austria, the test showed that buying 4 season tyres requires making a choice in expected performances.
The German car magazine Autobild has published its first major comparison test of winter tyres for 2019. It concerns 53 winter tyres tested in one of the most popular sizes, i.e. 225/45 R17, for compact and medium-sized cars. Whether a saloon or a MPV, each vehicle can find the right tyre for its needs.
The German magazine Auto Motor und Sport has published its ranking of the best winter tyres for compact SUVs. The test was conducted on eleven tyres which were put through their paces on fresh snow in the north of Finland. Tyre comparison tests that can help you choose the most suitable tyre for winter conditions, to drive your SUV safely.
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Michelin invited us to Vienna to test its commitment for tyres offering long lasting performance right up to the legal wear limit. While regulations on this subject are about to change, the French tyre manufacturer took the opportunity to praise the action of authorities to guarantee wet safety with worn tyres.