2021 Studless and Studded Winter Tire Test

Ice Performance

Ice Handling
Ice Braking
Ice Traction

Performance Metrics

Dry Braking
Wet Handling
Wet Braking
Snow Handling
Snow Braking

Subjective Ratings

Subj. Noise

Special Conditions

Snow Traction

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 10 Position: 1st

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 54.1 s 0 (0%)
Ice Braking 36.4 M 0 (0%)
Ice Traction 3.6 s 0 (0%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.4 M 0 (0%)
Wet Handling 35.3 s 0 (0%)
Wet Braking 35.9 M 0 (0%)
Snow Handling 53.3 s 0 (0%)
Snow Braking 51.5 M 0 (0%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 7 Points 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.9 s 0 (0%)

Continental VikingContact 7 Position: 1st

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 65 s +10.9 (20.15%)
Ice Braking 46 M +9.6 (26.37%)
Ice Traction 5.1 s +1.5 (41.67%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.8 M +0.4 (1.27%)
Wet Handling 35.6 s +0.3 (0.85%)
Wet Braking 33.8 M -2.1 (-5.85%)
Snow Handling 52.7 s -0.6 (-1.13%)
Snow Braking 51.1 M -0.4 (-0.78%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 10 Points +3 (42.86%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.8 s -0.1 (-1.69%)

Goodyear UltraGrip Ice 2 Position: 2nd

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 66.6 s +12.5 (23.11%)
Ice Braking 46.5 M +10.1 (27.75%)
Ice Traction 5.4 s +1.8 (50%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.8 M +0.4 (1.27%)
Wet Handling 35.4 s +0.1 (0.28%)
Wet Braking 33.5 M -2.4 (-6.69%)
Snow Handling 53.1 s -0.2 (-0.38%)
Snow Braking 51.5 M 0 (0%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 9 Points +2 (28.57%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.7 s -0.2 (-3.39%)

Goodyear UltraGrip Arctic 2 Position: 2nd

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 55.1 s +1 (1.85%)
Ice Braking 37.9 M +1.5 (4.12%)
Ice Traction 3.9 s +0.3 (8.33%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.7 M +0.3 (0.96%)
Wet Handling 35.3 s 0 (0%)
Wet Braking 34.9 M -1 (-2.79%)
Snow Handling 52.7 s -0.6 (-1.13%)
Snow Braking 50.6 M -0.9 (-1.75%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 7 Points 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.7 s -0.2 (-3.39%)

Michelin X Ice North 4 Position: 3rd

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 54.5 s +0.4 (0.74%)
Ice Braking 38.8 M +2.4 (6.59%)
Ice Traction 3.8 s +0.2 (5.56%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.1 M -0.3 (-0.96%)
Wet Handling 36.2 s +0.9 (2.55%)
Wet Braking 37.3 M +1.4 (3.9%)
Snow Handling 52.3 s -1 (-1.88%)
Snow Braking 51 M -0.5 (-0.97%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 7 Points 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.8 s -0.1 (-1.69%)

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 Position: 3rd

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 65.8 s +11.7 (21.63%)
Ice Braking 49.5 M +13.1 (35.99%)
Ice Traction 5.6 s +2 (55.56%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.6 M +0.2 (0.64%)
Wet Handling 35.5 s +0.2 (0.57%)
Wet Braking 32.3 M -3.6 (-10.03%)
Snow Handling 53.2 s -0.1 (-0.19%)
Snow Braking 51 M -0.5 (-0.97%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 9 Points +2 (28.57%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.8 s -0.1 (-1.69%)

Pirelli Ice Zero 2 Position: 4th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 62.7 s +8.6 (15.9%)
Ice Braking 41.8 M +5.4 (14.84%)
Ice Traction 3.9 s +0.3 (8.33%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 29.9 M -1.5 (-4.78%)
Wet Handling 35.7 s +0.4 (1.13%)
Wet Braking 33.6 M -2.3 (-6.41%)
Snow Handling 53.1 s -0.2 (-0.38%)
Snow Braking 51.4 M -0.1 (-0.19%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 7 Points 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.7 s -0.2 (-3.39%)

Michelin X-Ice Snow Position: 4th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 68.6 s +14.5 (26.8%)
Ice Braking 44.4 M +8 (21.98%)
Ice Traction 5.2 s +1.6 (44.44%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.5 M +0.1 (0.32%)
Wet Handling 35.5 s +0.2 (0.57%)
Wet Braking 36.1 M +0.2 (0.56%)
Snow Handling 53.6 s +0.3 (0.56%)
Snow Braking 52.3 M +0.8 (1.55%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 9 Points +2 (28.57%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.9 s 0 (0%)

Bridgestone Noranza 001 Position: 5th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 55.8 s +1.7 (3.14%)
Ice Braking 39 M +2.6 (7.14%)
Ice Traction 3.7 s +0.1 (2.78%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.5 M +0.1 (0.32%)
Wet Handling 35.8 s +0.5 (1.42%)
Wet Braking 36 M +0.1 (0.28%)
Snow Handling 53.4 s +0.1 (0.19%)
Snow Braking 51.9 M +0.4 (0.78%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 6 Points -1 (-14.29%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.8 s -0.1 (-1.69%)

Hankook Winter I cept iZ2 W616 Position: 5th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 70 s +15.9 (29.39%)
Ice Braking 51.7 M +15.3 (42.03%)
Ice Traction 6 s +2.4 (66.67%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.5 M +0.1 (0.32%)
Wet Handling 35.5 s +0.2 (0.57%)
Wet Braking 34.4 M -1.5 (-4.18%)
Snow Handling 53.6 s +0.3 (0.56%)
Snow Braking 52.3 M +0.8 (1.55%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 9 Points +2 (28.57%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.9 s 0 (0%)

Kumho WinterCraft Ice Wi51 Position: 6th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 70 s +15.9 (29.39%)
Ice Braking 48.8 M +12.4 (34.07%)
Ice Traction 5.5 s +1.9 (52.78%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.5 M +0.1 (0.32%)
Wet Handling 35.7 s +0.4 (1.13%)
Wet Braking 33.8 M -2.1 (-5.85%)
Snow Handling 53.4 s +0.1 (0.19%)
Snow Braking 52.1 M +0.6 (1.17%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 8 Points +1 (14.29%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.9 s 0 (0%)

Continental IceContact 3 Position: 6th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 57.8 s +3.7 (6.84%)
Ice Braking 40.9 M +4.5 (12.36%)
Ice Traction 3.9 s +0.3 (8.33%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31.5 M +0.1 (0.32%)
Wet Handling 35.2 s -0.1 (-0.28%)
Wet Braking 33.7 M -2.2 (-6.13%)
Snow Handling 53.5 s +0.2 (0.38%)
Snow Braking 51.4 M -0.1 (-0.19%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 6 Points -1 (-14.29%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.8 s -0.1 (-1.69%)

Hankook Winter i pike RS2 Position: 7th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 55.6 s +1.5 (2.77%)
Ice Braking 40.1 M +3.7 (10.16%)
Ice Traction 4 s +0.4 (11.11%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 33.44 M +2.04 (6.5%)
Wet Handling 35.2 s -0.1 (-0.28%)
Wet Braking 35.4 M -0.5 (-1.39%)
Snow Handling 53.7 s +0.4 (0.75%)
Snow Braking 50.7 M -0.8 (-1.55%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 6 Points -1 (-14.29%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.8 s -0.1 (-1.69%)

CST Medallion Winter WCP1 Position: 7th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 74.7 s +20.6 (38.08%)
Ice Braking 57.2 M +20.8 (57.14%)
Ice Traction 6.7 s +3.1 (86.11%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 29.4 M -2 (-6.37%)
Wet Handling 33.5 s -1.8 (-5.1%)
Wet Braking 28.9 M -7 (-19.5%)
Snow Handling 55.9 s +2.6 (4.88%)
Snow Braking 54.5 M +3 (5.83%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 8 Points +1 (14.29%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 6.3 s +0.4 (6.78%)

Kumho WinterCraft Ice Position: 8th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 55.6 s +1.5 (2.77%)
Ice Braking 42.2 M +5.8 (15.93%)
Ice Traction 4.2 s +0.6 (16.67%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 32.7 M +1.3 (4.14%)
Wet Handling 36.5 s +1.2 (3.4%)
Wet Braking 37.3 M +1.4 (3.9%)
Snow Handling 53.4 s +0.1 (0.19%)
Snow Braking 52.1 M +0.6 (1.17%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 5 Points -2 (-28.57%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.9 s 0 (0%)

Westlake IceMaster Spike Z 50 Position: 9th

Ice Performance

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Ice Handling 60.3 s +6.2 (11.46%)
Ice Braking 43.3 M +6.9 (18.96%)
Ice Traction 4.4 s +0.8 (22.22%)

Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Braking 31 M -0.4 (-1.27%)
Wet Handling 35 s -0.3 (-0.85%)
Wet Braking 34 M -1.9 (-5.29%)
Snow Handling 55.3 s +2 (3.75%)
Snow Braking 52.5 M +1 (1.94%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Noise 7 Points 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Snow Traction 5.9 s 0 (0%)