Dunlop Winter Sport 5

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 photo, test, review, ratings

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread patter, 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.

2020 Auto Zeitung Dunlop Winter Sport 5 Test

In 2020 experts of the German magazine Auto Zeitung have tested Dunlop WS5 at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 12 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
12th place in Dry braking. +3m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
6th place in Subj. Dry Handling. Subjective score – 7 points.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
7th place in Wet braking. +4.6m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
5-7th place in Subj. Wet handling. Subjective score – 5 points.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
9th place in Straight aqua. -8.5km/h float speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
1-2nd place in Snow braking. -0.2m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Subj. Snow handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
9th place in Snow traction. -0.061Newtons pulling force.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Rolling resistance. +0.11kg/t rolling resistance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 test, reviews, ratings
3-6th place in Subj. Comfort. Subjective score – 9 points.

2020 Auto Bild Dunlop Winter Sport 5 Test

In 2020 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested Dunlop at size 245/45 R18 and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter UHP tires. Also they included into the test reference summer tire to compare results.

Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
15-18th place in Wet braking. +7.7m braking distance.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
13-14th place in Wet handling. -2.7km/h handling speed.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
10th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.16sec lap time.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Straight aqua. -1.6km/h float speed.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
16th place in Dry braking. +3.7m braking distance.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
10-11th place in Dry handling. -1.1km/h handling speed.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
11-13th place in Snow braking. +0.7m braking distance.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
1st place in Snow handling. -0.2km/h handling speed.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
11-12th place in Snow slalom. -0.12m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
10th place in Snow traction.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
19th place in Noise. +2.4dB external noise.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
4th place in Rolling resistance. +0.64kg/t rolling resistance.
Dunlop WS5 test, review, ratings
7th place in Wear resistance.

2019 Auto Zeitung Dunlop Winter Sport 5 Test

Test by German magazine Auto Zeitung in 2019. The experts have tested Dunlop at size 225/55 R17 and compared to 12 budget, mid-range and premium Touring and UHP winter tires.

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
6th place in Wet braking. +3m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet handling. +1.6sec handling time.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
4-6th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.4sec lap time.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
4th place in Straight aqua. +3.1km/h float speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
8th place in Dry braking. +2.1m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
6th place in Dry handling. +0.4sec handling time.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
6th place in Snow braking. +1.2m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow handling. +0.4sec lap time.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
8-9th place in Snow traction.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
3rd place in Rolling resistance. +0.31kg/t rolling resistance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
11th place in Dry slalom. -1.9km/h slalom speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
Last place in Noise. +4dB external noise.

2019 Auto Bild Dunlop WS5 Test

Test by German publication Auto Bild in 2019. The experts have tested Dunlop at size 225/45 R17 and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
15th place in Dry braking. +2m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
12-13th place in Dry handling. -1.3km/h handling speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
16th place in Wet braking. +3.7m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
16th place in Wet handling. -3.4km/h handling speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
7th place in Straight aqua. -4.7km/h float speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
5-8th place in Snow braking. +0.3m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
10-12th place in Snow handling. -1.4km/h handling speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
2nd place in Rolling resistance. +0.34kg/t rolling resistance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
17th place in Noise. +5.2dB external noise.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, review, ratings
11th place in Wear resistance.

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. ALso they included into the test reference summer tyre to compare 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.

2017 AMS Dunlop Winter Sport 5 Test

Test by the German publication Auto Motor und Sport in 2017. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 9 similar mid-range and premium UHP winter tires.

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
5th place in Dry braking. +1.4m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
4th place in Dry handling. -0.8km/h handling speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Wet braking. +0.6m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Wet handling. -1.5km/h handling speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
4th place in Straight aqua. -1.5km/h float speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow braking. -0.1m braking distance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow handling. +0.1km/h handling speed.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
4th place in Rolling resistance. +0.9kg/t rolling resistance.
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tests, reviews, ratings
6th place in Noise. +0.6dB external noise.

Overall Dunlop Winter Sport 5 Reviews

1. 2020 Auto Zeitung (205/55 R16) – 6th place. 

Main conclusions:

  • Long dry braking distance and average handling.
  • Short wet braking distance and average handling.
  • Average straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • The best snow braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Good comfort.

2. 2020 Auto Bild (245/45 R18) – 8th place and an expert score “Good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and poor handling.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average dry performance.
  • Short snow braking distance, the best handling and good traction.
  • High noise.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Good wear resistance.

3. 2019 Auto Zeitung (225/55 R17) – 4th place and an expert score “Highly Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance and good handling.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Good results on the snow.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • The highest noise.

4. 2019 Auto Bild (225/45 R17) – 16th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average dry performance.
  • Long wet braking distance and low handling speed.
  • Good straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short snow braking distance and good handling.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • High noise.
  • Average wear resistance.

5. 2018 Auto Bild (245/45 R18) – 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.

6. 2017 Auto Motor und Sport (225/40 R18) – 2nd place and an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance and good handling.
  • Good wet performance.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • The best results on the snow.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

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