Dunlop Winter Sport 5

 

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 photo, test, review

The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre also has SUV-version.

The tyre replaced the Dunlop Winter Sport 4D.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the Goodyear.

2018 Auto Bild Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 at size 245/45 R18 and compared it with nine similar budget, mid-range and premium UHP winter tyres. Moreover, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
10th place in Dry braking amon winter tyres. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
7th place in Dry handling. Dunlop was 0.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
4th place in Wet handling. The tyre was 1.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
8th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
1st place and the best result in Snow braking. The braking distance difference was 0.4 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
2-3th place in Snow handling. Dunlop was 0.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
3th place in Rolling resistance.
test Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review
9th place in Noise level test.

Overall Dunlop Winter Sport 5 review

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

Main conclusions:

  • Good results on the dry;
  • Good wet handling and relatively long braking distance.
  • Low aquaplanning resistance.
  • The shortest snow braking distance, very good handling.
  • Relatively high noise level.
  • Low rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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