Firestone Destination Winter SUV

Firestone Destination Winter SUV photo, test, review

The Firestone Destination Winter SUV is a Premium Touring studless winter tire with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

Nowadays the brand Firestone are owned to the Japanese Bridgestone.

2018 Auto Bild Firestone Destination Winter SUV test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Firestone Destination Winter 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.

Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
Last place and the worst result in Dry braking. The braking distance was 4.7 meters longer, than the best winter tire.
Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
Last place and the worst result in Dry handling. Firestone was 2.1km/h slower, than the best winter tire.
Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
Last place and the worst restult in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.7 meters longer, than the best winter tire.
Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
Last place and the worst result in Wet handling. Firestone was 3.7km/h slower, than the best winter tire.
Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
6th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.1km/h lower, than the best winter tire.

Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review

Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
4-5th place in Snow handling. Firestone was 1.9km/h slower, than the leader.
Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
7th place in Rolling resistance.
Firestone Destination Winter SUV test and review
3rd place in Noise level test.

Overall Firestone Destination Winter SUV review

According to the test result Firestone shared 8-9th place in with the Indonesian Achilles.

Main conclusions: 

  • The worst results on the dry: the longest braking distance and the lowest average handling speed.
  • The worst wet performance.
  • Average straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average snow braking distance and handling.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.
  • Good noise level.

Similar tires from the test:

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