Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV photo, test, review

The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre also has version for passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the Goodyear Tyres.

2018 Auto Bild Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV at size 235/60 R18 and compared it with nine similar budget and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of result.

test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
4th place in Dry braking among winter tyres. The braking distance was 1.9 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
5th place in Dry handling. Dunlop was 0.6km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
2-4th place in Wet braking. Same result with the Pirelli and Goodyear. The braking distance difference was 0.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
4th place in Wet handling among winter tyres. The tyre was 0.8 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
1st place and the best result in Straight aqua. The float speed difference was 0.2 km/h higher, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
6-7th place in Snow braking. The braking distance difference was 2.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
9th place in Snow handling. Dunlop was 3.4 km/h slower , than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
8th place in Rolling resistance.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review
8-9th place in Noise level test.

Overall Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV review

According to the test results the Dunlop took 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Short wet braking distance and good handling.
  • The best aquaplanning resistance among winter tyres.
  • Relatively long snow braking distance and poor handling.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • High noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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