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Featured: 2023 Tyre Reviews All Season Tyre Test

For the 2023/24 season, Tyre Reviews has tested ten of the very best all season tyres available. Following on from last years test in 17", this year we focused on the smaller 15" wheel size, and included summer and winter reference tyres to highlight exactly what the best all season tyre is for your driving, and where summer and winter tyres fit into the overall performance.

As always, this is one of the most in depth all season tyre tests on the internet, and each of the ten sets of tyres are tested in the dry, wet and snow, plus the tyres subjective noise and comfort and rolling resistance (energy use) is also tested.

As everyone's driving situation is a little different, you can also adjust the overall score weighting of the test below so you really can find the perfect tyre for your own driving needs.

Last year the Michelin CrossClimate 2 won for the second year in a row. Can it make it three of three?

Featured: 2023 Tyre Reviews Performance Tyre Test

This is the most in depth tyre test Tyre Reviews has ever performed! This UHP summer tyre test will compare six of the very best ultra high performance tyres, and including a full wear test, some cooler temperature testing, and worn state testing!

On test we have the latest and greatest 18" sports tyres from Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear, Hankook, Michelin and Yokohama. As usual we'll be covering every aspect of the tyres performance, including the wet performance, dry grip, internal noise, comfort, rolling resistance and the all important wear!

Featured: 2023 Tyre Reviews Best Summer Tyres

In this test, we'll be finding out what the best premium touring summer tyres on the market are!

I'm going to try and keep this as condensed as I possibly can as we have 13 sets of tyres in this test including the newest and best from Continental, Michelin, Hankook, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Vredestein, Kumho, Toyo, Nankang and more! This should also be the world's first test of the Continental PremiumContact 7!

Featured: 2022/23 Best 9 All Terrain Tyres

In this test we'll be testing nine of the most popular all terrain tyres to see which has the most grip in the dry, wet, AND offroad, and also to see which uses the least gas, and which has the best comfort and lowest noise in the real world. Basically, everything you'll ever need to know about these all terrain tyres!

Featured: 2022 Tyre Reviews UUHP Summer Tyre Test

It's the 2022 Tyre Reviews Ultra-Ultra High Performance Summer Tyre Test! You can watch the video here, or scroll down for the full write up and data!

In this tyre test, I'll be testing ten of the most popular ultra-ultra high performance tyres on the market to find out exactly what tyre is best at what.

Nokian Remedy WRG5 - Launched

Nokian Remedy WRG5As the popularity of all-weather tyres rapidly grows in many areas of North America, Nokian has refreshed its offering to cater to this market. The new Nokian Remedy WRG5 replaces the much loved Nokian WRG4, and offers improved snow and ice traction, and higher levels of wet grip over the WRG4, without sacrificing rolling resistance or dry/wet handling.

Falken Wildpeak AT4W - Launched

One of the most popular all terrain tyres on the market, the Falken Wildpeak A/T3W, has just been replaced by the Falken Wildpeak A/T4W, and it looks to be an exciting update!

With the A/T3W being such a popular tyre, Falken have smartly decided to go with an evolution rather than revolution. This means Falken have kept what we love about the all terrain tyre, such as the excellent wet grip, and the snow performance of the tyre, and added where they believe customers will get the most benefit - even more off-road ability and another 15,000 miles on the tread life warranty, totalling 65,000 miles!

Goodyear Eagle F1 vs Falken Azenis FK460 vs Wildpeak AT Trail

In this test we find out how the new Falken Azenis FK460 AS and Falken WildPeak Trail compare to the Tesla Model Y OE fitment Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 M+S.

Why is this interesting? Firstly, it's always nice to test the newest tyres on the market, but more importantly it should help answer the question as to whether moving away from the OE tyre your vehicle came fitted with is always a good option.

The OE fitted Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 M+S has been developed with Tesla, and as such it is focused on low energy use, low noise levels and good comfort. This is pretty much now the standard set of rules car manufacturers want from an OE tyre, whether they're developing an electric vehicle or regular internal combustion powered vehicle!

2023 Studless Friction Winter Tyre Test

The extreme winter specialists at Vi Bilagare are back at it testing the latest and greatest studless friction winter tyres. This year they not only tested seven of the most popular studless friction nordic compounds in the popular 225/45 R17 tyre size, they also included an older tyre to see the effects of aging. The older tyre is am 8 year old, lightly used (6mm remaining) Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2, which has its work cut out as its "two-generation-newer" brother, the Hakkapeliitta R5 is also included in this test!

2023/24 Tyre Reviews UHP Winter Tyre Test

The 2023 Tyre Reviews UHP winter tyre test was an unusual test for Tyre Reviews. Due to travel schedules I was unable to drive the snow part of the testing, and as these tyres have been tested before this year I wouldn't have usually run such a similar test again, but this one had the possibility of a real world wear test which is hard to say no to. 

The results, well they are very interesting and shine a new light on some of the products tested.

Nokian Outpost nAT vs Hakkapeliitta R5 vs WRG4 vs One

The new Nokian Outpost nAT claims to be an all terrain tyre you can use in snow, but how good is it? Nokian invented winter tyres, so they're pretty confident, so confident in fact they suggested we test it against the king of winter tyres, the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R5, along with their much loved all weather tyre, the Nokian WRG4 SUV, and their high mileage all season tyre, the Nokian One SUV.

Before we start, it's worth noting that three of the tyres are 3PMSF marked, which is the 3 peak mountain snowflake symbol, sometimes called "severe snow rating". The Winter, All Weather and All Terrain tyres carry the 3PMSF marking, but the all season does not. The test size was 265/65 R17, and we used a Toyota Hilux for the test in RWD only mode.

2023 Auto Bild SUV Winter Tyre Test

The 2023 AutoBild Allrad tyre test, conducted using a BMW X3, displayed various tyres' performance in numerous categories. Auto Bild tested the popular 225/60 R18 SUV / CUV crossover size and also included a summer tyre as reference.

2023 Sport Auto Winter Tyre Test

The 2023 Sport Auto winter tyre test has tested ten uhp winter tyres using and Audi S3.

Why do you only see nine in the results below? The Kumho WinterCraft WP 52 was part of the tyre test but was eventually disqualified due to specific issues. While it showed moderate performance on snow and impressive braking capabilities on wet surfaces, it had a tendency to quickly lose grip in curves. The test tyres provided by the manufacturer demonstrated strong grip and a neutral, active behavior in wet conditions, along with very short braking distances on dry surfaces. 

2023 Studded Tyre Test

Sadly Tyre Reviews won't be conducting a studded tyre test this year, but thankfully the excellent testers at the Swedish magazine Vi Bilagare have, and as they're some of the best Nordic drivers in the world, you can be assured this is the best studded tyre test you'll see this year.

As always for a studded tyre test, the tyres were all tested in the dry, wet, snow and importantly ice, which is where studs really make a difference. To add another element to the testing this year Vi Bilagare bought a "joker" tyre, a lightly used Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 (the current version is the Hakkapeliitta 10) which was manufactured in 2015, making the tyre both old technology AND 8 years old. The testers noted that the tyre still had around 7mm of tread depth (compared to 9.1mm of the new Hakka 10) and that some studs had fallen out, and those which hadn't were somewhat blunted compared to new.

2023 Sports Cars Winter Tyre Test

In the 2023 Sports Cars Winter Tyre Test conducted by AutoBild Sportscars, several tyres were evaluated on a Toyota GR Yaris, size 225/40 R18. The performance was evaluated across a range of parameters including dry braking, dry handling, wet braking, wet handling, straight aquaplaning, curved aquaplaning, snow braking, snow traction, snow handling, snow slalom, noise, and rolling resistance.

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3 emerged as a strong performer, especially in wet conditions, securing the first position in both wet braking and wet handling. The tyre also performed well in snow scenarios, ranking third in snow traction, snow handling, and snow slalom. The rolling resistance of this tyre was found to be on the higher side, placing seventh, which might indicate a trade-off for its commendable grip in wet and snowy conditions. The tyre's performance in dry conditions was satisfactory but not leading, with a fourth-place finish in both dry braking and dry handling. The noise level was relatively low, scoring the second position, which might contribute to a quieter and more comfortable ride​.

2023/24 Best All Terrain Tyres In Snow

Following on from last years on-road and off-road test of nine all terrain tyres, we've taken seven of them through to a full snow test, and tested them against the one of the best rated US all season tyres, the Michelin Defender LTX and our favourite winter tyre, the Michelin X-Ice Snow (SUV variant).

As the group of all terrain tyres is a mix of snow rated and non snow rated all terrain tyres, it means we'll not only know what the best all terrain tyre is on snow, but we can also answer whether a snow rating is worth purely basing your purchase decision on, AND we'll be able to find out if a very good snow rated all terrain tyre is a safe replacement for a winter tyre in the snow.

2023 Auto Bild Winter Tyre Test

Following on from the massive 54 winter tyre shootout in the popular 225/45 R18 size using a BMW 3 Series, Autobild have taken the top 20 tyres through to their full testing program to to work out exactly what tyre is best overall.

As always, the Autobild tests are amongst the best in the industry, so enjoy all the below data!

Pirelli P Zero E - Launch Report

Pirelli has introduced the P Zero E, a new ultra-high-performance (UHP) tyre designed primarily for battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and with the new tyre comes some impressive new firsts for the tyre industry!

2023 Winter Tyre Test 54 Set Braking Test

The 2023 Auto Bild winter tyre test has started by testing fifty-four performance winter tyres in wet braking, and then put the best thirty-one tyres through to a snow braking test, to find out the best fifteen tyres for their full winter testing program!

This is an impressive, and massive undertaking, and we applaud them for it. This test shows exactly which tyres perform well in the key safety braking tests, and where the cheap winter tyres can lose out.

2023 Auto Bild All Season Tyre Test

Following on from the 35 all season shootout, Autobild have placed the top 15 through the usual array of tests, including dry, wet and snow testing, plus they've tested wear!

Unlike the Tyre Reviews test this year, they also managed to test the new Bridgestone Turanza All Season 6 and Continental AllSeasonContact 2! Can either of these new tyres displace the Michelin CrossClimate 2 at the top of the results? Read on to find out!

2023 ADAC 17 inch Winter Tyre Test

Every year ADAC perform some of the most in depth tyre tests in the world, and this years 17 inch winter tyre test is no different.

For 2023 ADAC have taken15 of the most popular winter tyres in 225/45 R17 and tested them in all the usual tests, such as dry, wet and snow performance, but also put all 15 sets through ice braking, a real world road wear test, and measured particulate matter to tell you which tyre is best for the environment. 

2023 AMS SUV Winter Tyre Test

The 2023 AMS SUV winter tyre test not only aims to answer what the best winter tyre in 255/45 R20 is, but also to find out if swapping from a regular diesel Kia Sorento to a fully electric Kia EV6 will make a difference to the results.

Bridgestone Potenza Sport AS - Launch Report

Bridgestone Potenza Sport ASBridgestone, the world's largest tyre and rubber company, has rolled out a new addition to their Potenza series: the Potenza Sport AS. Developed by a 400-member team in Akron, Ohio, the tyre aims to set a new standard in the ultra-high performance all-season segment. The Potenza Sport AS is initially available in 48 sizes, targeted at sports sedans and sports cars, with an expansion to 76 sizes planned for 2024.

2023 Tyre Reviews UHP All Season Tyre Test

In this test I'll be comparing 7 of the most popular ultra high performance all season tires to find out which tire is best for you.

If you've read any of my previous all season tests, you'll be happy to know that six of the tires in this test I've never tested before, and they include the brand new Pirelli P Zero AS 3 Plus and the brand new Falken Azenis FK460AS. The tire I have tested before is one of the benchmarks of the segment, the Continental ExtremeContact DWS06+, so if you want to, you'll have a cross reference points to compare the tires in this test to the tires in the previous tests.

As always I'll be digging into the dry, wet, comfort and noise performance of the tires, then in a later test I'll be looking at the snow performance, to give you a really complete overview of the tires performances.

2023 TUV Report All Season Test

For the launch of the new Bridgestone Turanza AllSeason 6, Bridgestone had the independent test body TÜV SÜD Automotive GmbH conduct a comprehensive test of the new all season tyre, and compare it to the leaders in the all season category, the Continental AllSeasonContact, Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3, and Michelin CrossClimate 2.

While this isn't a traditional magazine test, it is interesting data, and as many of you have questions about the performance of the new Turanza AllSeason 6, we believe it's worth including on the site.

Continental AllSeasonContact 2 - Launched

Continental has unveiled its latest all season product, the Continental AllSeasonContact 2. This new all-season tyre is a significant upgrade from its predecessor, offering enhanced safety, balance, and efficiency, making it Continental's best all-season tyre to date.

The AllSeasonContact 2 is designed to provide the best possible driving control in any weather situation. The tyre is compatible with all types of vehicles, including electric vehicles, making it a versatile choice for drivers.

Bridgestone Turanza All Season 6 - Launched

Bridgestone has just unveiled its latest premium product: the Turanza All Season 6. This all-season tyre is designed to redefine year-round performance and safety for both electric and gas-powered vehicles for the Bridgestone brand.

One of the key improvements Bridgestone have made with the replacement to the Bridgestone WeatherControl A005 EVO is the braking performance across all weather conditions. The independent automotive testing institute, TÜV SÜD, confirmed its best-in-class wet braking ability and impressive dry and snowy condition performance. When tested against other leading brands like Michelin, Continental, and Goodyear, the Turanza All Season 6 consistently demonstrated great results.

Everything You NEED To Know About Your Tyres Sidewall

When shopping for new tyres, you've probably noticed a series of numbers and letters printed on the sidewall of each tyre. 

These alphanumeric codes provide important information about the tyre's specifications, such as size, load-carrying capacity, and maximum speed capability. Decoding these numbers and letters can help you choose the right tyres for your vehicle and ensure a safe, comfortable, and efficient driving experience. In this article, we will explain how to interpret tyre size, load index, and speed rating using the example size 225/40 R18 92Y.

Michelin Pilot Sport VS EV Specific Performance Tyres

At Tyre Reviews, we frequently receive inquiries from electric vehicle (EV) owners about whether they should continue using the original equipment (OE) tyres designed for their EVs, switch to a newer specific EV tyre, or opt for a standard aftermarket tyre. It seems that German publication AutoBild has encountered similar questions, as they recently conducted a test comparing three tyre types on a Tesla Model S.

In this test, AutoBild compared the OE Michelin Pilot Sport 3, the latest aftermarket version (Michelin Pilot Sport 5), and the new EV-specific aftermarket tyre, the Hankook iON Evo. This examination addresses numerous concerns and provides valuable insights for EV owners.

Exclusive: The Michelin Pilot Sport S 5 is here!

In this article I'll be sharing exclusive information about the brand new Michelin Pilot Sport S 5!

If you're reading this article I'm 100% sure you will already know all about the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S, which is still, after 6 years, one of the best ultra high performance tyres you can buy today.

The PS4S has such a HUGE amount of popularity online, I get asked almost daily when the replacement for this tyre will be launched, and I'm really happy to stay, NOW is that TIME! Well, sort of… The new tyre we're talking about today is the Michelin Pilot Sport S 5, and yes there's subtle change in the naming scheme, more on that in a bit.

Michelin Pilot Sport S 5 (PSS5)

2023 The Best Electric Vehicle Tyres VS UHP Tyres

It's not often I'm completely shocked by a tyre test, but this years AMS EV tyre vs normal tyre test has me stumped.

Why? Let me run a few things past you. The Michelin e.Primacy was best in wet braking, beating both the Continental SportContact 7 and Bridgestone Potenza Sport, which usually ace that test. The Michelin e.Primacy also beat the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV overall, which has won every other test it's featured in, and Continental won the test twice!

The concept for the test seems relatively straightforward - get a bunch of the best performance tyres on the market and test them against the newest ultra low rolling resistance / EV tyres, the Michelin e.Primacy, the Falken eZiex and the Pirelli Scorpion Elect.

2023 AutoBild Sports Car Summer Tyre Test

If you've ever dreamed of seeing the Michelin Pilot Sport 5, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6, Continental SportContact 7 and Bridgestone Potenza Sport in the same test, your dreams have just been answered with the 2023 Auto Bild Sportscars Summer Tyre Test! They even included the new Falken FK520!

The German publication tested thirteen of the most popular UHP tyres in 225/40 R18 using a Toyota GR Yaris, and yes you read that right, the SportContact 7 is now available in some 18" wheel sizes!

Want to know which of the UHP titans is best overall? Read on!

2023 ADAC Summer Tyre Test

It's the 50th anniversary of the ADAC tyre test, and to celebrate the German automotive body have tested fifty summer tyres in the popular 205/55 R16 tyre size, and have included wear testing for every tyre!

There's a lot to unpack in this test, so we'll dive straight in! Headline notes, there are two Michelin tyres in this test, the Michelin Primacy 4+ and the energy saving Michelin e.Primacy, the Continental on test is not the new PremiumContact 7, it's the previous model, the Continental PremiumContact 6, and Continental also have the new Continental UltraContact in the test, which is meant to be a lower rolling resistance and higher mileage tyre for those who drive a lot of distance!