Fulda Kristall Control HP2

Fulda Kristall Control HP2 test. review, photo

The Fulda Kristall Control HP2 is a High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Fulda Kristall Control HP.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company.

2018 Auto Bild Fulda Kristall Control HP2 test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Fulda Kristall Control HP2 at size 195/65 R15 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
8-10th place in Dry braking. Same result with the Continental TS 860 and Dunlop Winter Sport 5. The braking distance was 1.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
9-10th place in Dry handling. Same result with Barum Polaris 3. The tyre was 1.4km/h slower, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
3-4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
11-12th place in Wet handling. Same result with the Bridgestone LM001 Evo. The tyre was 1.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
8th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 7km/h lower, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
5-7th place in Snow braking. Same result with Nokian WR D4 and Continental. The braking distance was 0.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
12-13th place in Snow handling. Same result with the Falken HS01. Fulda was 1.2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
5th place in Rolling resistance.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
3-5th place in Noise level.
test Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review
11th place in Wear resistance.

Overall Fulda Kristall Control HP2 review

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

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry braking and handling; very close results to premium brands.
  • Very short braking distance on the wet, good handling.
  • High aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good snow braking and handling.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Good noise level.
  • Average wear.

Similar tyres from the test:

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