Hankook Icebear W440

Dry Grip 82%
Wet Grip 86%
Road Feedback 80%
Handling 78%
Wear 82%
Comfort 88%
Buy again 88%

The Hankook Icebear W440 is a Touring Winter tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 5 tyre reviews averaging 83% over 26,450 miles driven.

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Given 100% while driving a Renault Laguna I (195/65 R15) on a combination of roads for 6,000 spirited miles
Excellent!!!! 10/10
0 - tyre reviewed on March 2, 2013   
Given 79% while driving a Mazda MX5 (185/60 R14 T) on mostly country roads for 4,000 spirited miles
My first set of winter tyres, fitted to my mk1 Eunos. Never had any trouble in snow and ice and I deliberately took the uncleared and ungritted roads to work and found the steepest bits I could. Awesome sideways fun. One highlight was overtaking a 4x4 (safely) in the snow with the roof down as he screamed 'are you maaaad?'

Took 100 miles or so to bed in - they were so slippery to start with, I kept having to check I didn't have a puncture. Once bedded, dry grip was enough, wet grip quite good. No real noise penalty over the summer gsd3s. They do lack quite a bit of precision and introduced quite a bit of response delay. Very comfy though.

It's prompted me to get winter tyres for my other car and also for my missus to insist on having a set too.
0 - tyre reviewed on October 21, 2011   
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Given 100% while driving a Skoda Suberb MkII (205/55 R16) on a combination of roads for 15,000 average miles
Best tire for your money. Forget so called premium brands wich take your money for nothing or at least nothing better than this tire.
0 - tyre reviewed on August 15, 2011   
Given 76% while driving a BMW 530D (225/50 R17) on a combination of roads for 1,000 easy going miles
Found these exceptioal during the recent big freeze. I drive a BMW 5 series, and they are not renowned for grip on slippery surfaces. These tyres transformed the car with no hill holding any fear for me.I can highly reccommend these.
0 - tyre reviewed on December 8, 2010   
Given 63% while driving a Skoda Octavia (195/65 R15) on mostly country roads for 450 average miles
Good tyre for the money
0 - tyre reviewed on November 28, 2010   

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