Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D

Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D photo, test, review

The Dunlop Winter Sport 4D  is an Ultra high performance studless winter tire with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Dunlop Winter Sport 5.

Nowadays the brand Dunlop are owned to the Goodyear.

2014 Auto Zeitung Auto Zeitung Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D test

In 2014 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Dunlop Winter Sport 4D at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 10 similar winter mid-range and premium winter tires.

test Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D review
1-2nd place in Wet handling. One of the best result. Dunlop was 0.3 seconds faster, than the next tire.
test Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D review
2nd place in Wet lateral stability. Dunlop was 0.03 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D review
10th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 6.3km/h lower, than the leader.
test Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D review
2-3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review
3rd place in Dry handling. Dunlop was 0.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review
4-5th place in Dry slalom. Dunlop was 0.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review
7-8th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 2.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review
8th place in Snow handling. Dunlop was 1.8 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review
9-10th place in Snow traction.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review
3-11th place in Noise level.

Overall Dunlop Winter Sport 4D review

According to the test results Dunlop took 4th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Great wet performance: very short braking distance, one of the best handling time and lateral stability.
  • Low straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good dry braking distance, handling time and slalom speed.
  • Average on the snow.
  • Good noise level.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (6 votes, average: 3.83 out of 5)
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