Taurus Winter 601

The Taurus Winter 601 is a Touring Winter tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Tyre Reviews

Dry Grip 58%
Wet Grip 40%
Road Feedback 44%
Handling 46%
Wear 66%
Comfort 64%
Buy again 40%
Snow Grip 100%
Ice Grip 90%

Tyre review data from 5 tyre reviews averaging 61% over 133,000 miles driven.

The Winter 601 is ranked 77th of 94 Winter Touring tyres.

Latest Tyre Test Results

2018 51 Winter Tyre Shootout - 46th of 52 tyres

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2017 50 Winter Tyre Shoot Out - 43rd of 45 tyres

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2015 Winter Tyre Market Overview - 38th of 51 tyres

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2018 Tyre Tests

  • 46th: 2018 51 Winter Tyre Shootout (195/65 R15)
  • 2017 Tyre Tests

  • 43rd: 2017 50 Winter Tyre Shoot Out (225/50 R17)
  • 2015 Tyre Tests

  • 38th: 2015 Winter Tyre Market Overview (185/60 R14)
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    Top 3 Taurus Winter 601 Reviews

    Given 37% while driving a Volkswagen (205/55 R16 T) on a combination of roads for 10,000 spirited miles
    I bought the tires two weeks after production. Brand new. I can not imagine how such piece of rubbish can be on the market at all. For it's money you can buy Kormoran which is great.
    Helpful 79 - tyre reviewed on February 11, 2018
    Given 43% while driving a Skoda Octavia vRS (225/40 R18 V) on a combination of roads for 100,000 spirited miles
    Dear all, I am from Serbia, place where this tyre are actually made. They are absolutely the same compound, thread,whall.ext as Tigar, Orum,Riken and Kormoran. These tyres are made in Michelin factory in the city of Pirot. I wouldnt reccomand it for heavier cars and for cars with engines with 100+ hp. I have them on Octavia vrs tfsi. These tyres are not for racing if you drive normally they are ok. Wet grip is horible, on snow grip is sufficient. wear is ok.
    Helpful 50 - tyre reviewed on November 19, 2018
    Given 34% while driving a Audi A4 Avant (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 3,000 average miles
    Awful tyres. The car was skidding even at the lowest speeds when wet. Very rigid, really bad tyres. I can’t imagine how someone would pay anything for this quality. I wouldn’t accept these tyres for free.
    Helpful 26 - tyre reviewed on March 8, 2018
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    Given 78% while driving a Opel insignia (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 10,000 easy going miles
    Nowdays i have 4 pieces of 4 years old tyres which is suitable for this car, although on the first axis will wear out and i will change to a 4 seasons tyres etc rotalla Setula 4 Season RA03 and i will replace fro 1st axis to rear axis. On the rear axis i never felt that this tyres slipped even winding roads in a snowy enviroment .
    Helpful 5 - tyre reviewed on April 26, 2022