2016 ADAC All Season Tyre Test

Test Summary
Best tyre for dry roadsMichelin CrossClimate
Best tyre for wet roadsMichelin CrossClimate
Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2
Best tyre for snowNokian WeatherProof
The lowest fuel useMichelin CrossClimate
The most comfortableMichelin CrossClimate
Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2
The best tyre for iceMichelin CrossClimate
Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2
Pirelli Cinturato AllSeason
The lowest wearMichelin CrossClimate
This year the German motoring orginisation ADAC have tested seven all season tyre patterns in the popular 205/55 R16 size.

The ADAC approach to tyre testing is very data driven, so commentry is minumum.

2016 ADAC Winter Tyre Tests:

Results

The dry results are weighted 15% overall, wet 30%, snow 20%, ice 10%, noise/comfort 5%, fuel consumption 10% and wear 10%.

Michelin CrossClimate1st: Michelin CrossClimate
Total: 51.6 / Dry: 7.6 / Wet: 7 / Snow: 5.2 / Ice: 7.4 / Comfort: 6.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8.8 / Wear: 9
Positive: Top marks dry and wet, and very strong in fuel consumption and wear tests
Negative: Weak on snow

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Vredestein Quatrac 52nd: Vredestein Quatrac 5
Total: 46.6 / Dry: 5.2 / Wet: 5.2 / Snow: 6.4 / Ice: 7.2 / Comfort: 6.2 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Wear: 8
Positive: Relatively low fuel consumption
Negative: Weak in the dry and wet, slightly weak on snow

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Nokian WeatherProof3rd: Nokian WeatherProof
Total: 46.2 / Dry: 4.4 / Wet: 6.2 / Snow: 8.4 / Ice: 6.2 / Comfort: 6.4 / Rolling Resistance: 7.6 / Wear: 7
Positive: Best in snow
Negative: Weak in the dry, slight weakness in the wet and on ice

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Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 24th: Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2
Total: 48.8 / Dry: 4.2 / Wet: 7 / Snow: 7.8 / Ice: 7.4 / Comfort: 6.6 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Wear: 8
Positive: Top marks in the wet, particularly good on snow and ice
Negative: Weak in the dry

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Pirelli Cinturato AllSeason5th: Pirelli Cinturato AllSeason
Total: 43.6 / Dry: 4.4 / Wet: 5.8 / Snow: 4.2 / Ice: 7.4 / Comfort: 5.8 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 8
Positive: Good on ice
Negative: Weak in the dry, wet and on snow

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Bridgestone A0016th: Bridgestone A001
Total: 37.2 / Dry: 3.6 / Wet: 6.4 / Snow: 2.2 / Ice: 6.2 / Comfort: 5.4 / Rolling Resistance: 6.4 / Wear: 7
Negative: Very weak in the dry and on snow, high fuel consumption

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Hankook Optimo 4S7th: Hankook Optimo 4S
Total: 40.4 / Dry: 4 / Wet: 2 / Snow: 6.6 / Ice: 6.8 / Comfort: 5.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Wear: 7
Positive: Relatively low fuel consumption
Negative: Very weak in the wet, weak on dry roads

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