Cooper WeatherMaster SA2

Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 photo, test, review

The Cooper Weather Master SA2 is a Touring Winter studless tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Cooper Weather Master SA2 plus.

2015 Auto Zeitung Cooper WM SA2 test

In 2015 experts of the German magazine Auto Zeitung have tested the Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 at size 185/65 R15 and compared it with thirteen similar budget, medium and premium tyres.

test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
5th place in Wet braking. The braking distance difference with the leader was 4 meters longer.
test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
12-14th place in Wet handling. The same result with Chinese Maxxis and Westlake. The handling time difference with the leader was 2.5 seconds longer.
test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
11-12th place in Straight aqua. The float speed difference was 8.8km/h slower, than the leader.
test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
11-12th place in Wet lateral stability. The handling time difference was 1.2 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
1st place and the best result in Dry braking. The tyre’s braking distance was 0.4 meters shorter, than the next premium tyre.
test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
10-11th place in Dry handling. The same result with the Goodyear UG9. The handling time difference was 2.6 seconds lower, than the leader.
test Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review
8-13th place in Dry slalom. The dry slalom average speed difference with the leader was 2.2 km/h
test Cooper Weather Master SA2 review
13th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.9 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Cooper Weather aster SA2 review
13-14th place in Snow handling. The snow handling time difference was 3.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Cooper Weather Master SA2 review
The last place in Snow traction.
test Cooper WM SA2 review
The last place in rolling resistance.
test Cooper WM SA2 review
7-11th place in Noise level test. External noise difference with the leader was 2dB.

Overall Cooper WeatherMaster SA2 review

According to the test results the Cooper took 13th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively good wet braking and the worst handling.
  • Less than average aquaplanning resistance.
  • The best dry braking; average handling and slalom.
  • The worst result on the snow: long braking distance, low pulling force, slow handling.
  • Average noise level.
  • The highest rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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