Apollo Alnac Winter

Apollo Alnac Winter photo, test, review

The Apollo Alnac Winter is a Touring studless winter tire with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2015 Auto Bild Apollo Alnac Winter test

In 2015 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Apollo Alnac Winter winter at size 185/60 R15 and compared it with seventeen similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Apollo Alnac Winter review
7th place in Wet braking. The braking distancw was 3.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
10th place in Wet handling. Apollo was 3.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
11-14th place in Wet handling. Same result with Barum Polaris 3, Viking SnowTech 2 and Fulda Kristall Montero 3. Apollo was 0.7 seconds slower, than the best winter tire.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
Last place and the worst result in straight aqua. The float speed was 1.4km/h lower, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
Last place and the lowest result in lateral aqua. Lateral acceleration was 1.64 m/s2 lower, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
2nd place in Dry braking among winter tires. The braking distance was 0.3 meters longer, than the leader.
3rd place in Dry handling. Apollo was 1.5km/h slower, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
15-16th place in Snow braking. Same result with Kleber Krisalp HP2. The braking distance was 1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
8th place in Snow traction.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
5th place in Snow handling. Apollo was 1.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
2nd place in Snow lateral stability. Very close result to the leader – Dunlop Winter Responce 2.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
1st place and the best result in Noise level test.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
16-17th place in Wear resistance.
test Apollo Alnac Winter review
17th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Apollo Alnac Winter review

According to the test results Apollo took 11th place and got an expert score “recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively good wet performance.
  • The lowest straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • Great on the dry: very short braking distance and high handling speed.
  • Long snow braking distance (but close result to the leader); one of the best lateral stability, good traction and handling.
  • The best noise level.
  • Low wear resistance.
  • High rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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