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
  1. Total: 51.6
  2. Dry: 7.6
  3. Wet: 7
  4. Snow: 5.2
  5. Ice: 7.4
  6. Comfort: 6.6
  7. Rolling Resistance: 8.8
  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
  1. Total: 46.6
  2. Dry: 5.2
  3. Wet: 5.2
  4. Snow: 6.4
  5. Ice: 7.2
  6. Comfort: 6.2
  7. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  8. 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
  1. Total: 46.2
  2. Dry: 4.4
  3. Wet: 6.2
  4. Snow: 8.4
  5. Ice: 6.2
  6. Comfort: 6.4
  7. Rolling Resistance: 7.6
  8. 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
  1. Total: 48.8
  2. Dry: 4.2
  3. Wet: 7
  4. Snow: 7.8
  5. Ice: 7.4
  6. Comfort: 6.6
  7. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  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
  1. Total: 43.6
  2. Dry: 4.4
  3. Wet: 5.8
  4. Snow: 4.2
  5. Ice: 7.4
  6. Comfort: 5.8
  7. Rolling Resistance: 8
  8. Wear: 8
Positive: Good on ice
Negative: Weak in the dry, wet and on snow

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Bridgestone A0016th: Bridgestone A001
  1. Total: 37.2
  2. Dry: 3.6
  3. Wet: 6.4
  4. Snow: 2.2
  5. Ice: 6.2
  6. Comfort: 5.4
  7. Rolling Resistance: 6.4
  8. Wear: 7
Negative: Very weak in the dry and on snow, high fuel consumption

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

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