Dunlop Winter Response 2

Dunlop Winter Response 2 photo, test, review

The Dunlop Winter Response 2 is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the Goodyear Tire.

2015 Auto Zeitung Dunlop Winter Response 2 test

In 2015 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Dunlop Winter Response 2 at size 185/65 R15 and compared it with thirteen similar budget, medium and premium tyres.

test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
1st place and the best result in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.3 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
9th place in Wet handling. The tyre was 2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
4th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 3.7 km/h lower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
3-4th place in Wet lateral stability. The wet handling time difference was 0.3 seconds bigger, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
6th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
Last place in Dry handling. The dry handling time difference was 4.1 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
8-13th place in Dry slalom. Dunlop was 2.2 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
4-5th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
3th place in Snow handling and very close result to the leader: the handling time difference was 0.2 seconds longer only.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
3th place in Snow traction.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
5th place in Rolling resistance.
test Dunlop Winter Response 2 review
2-6th place in Noise level test.

Overall Dunlop Winter Response 2 review

According to the test results the Dunlop took 4th place.

Main conclusions:

  • The shortest wet braking distance, high lateral stability and average handling.
  • High aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average dry braking and the lowest handling.
  • Very good results on the snow.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Low noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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