Fulda Kristall Montero 3

Fulda Kristall Montero 3 photo, test, review

The Fulda Kristall Montero 3 is a Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the Goodyear Tyre.

2015 Auto Zeitung Fulda Kristall Montero 3 test

In 2015 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Fulda Kristall Montero 3 at size 185/65 R15 and compared it with thirteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres.

test Fulda Kristall Montero 3 review
12th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 12.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Montero 3 review
10-11th place in Wet handling. Same result with the Barum Polaris 3. Fulda was 2.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Montero 3 review
7-9th place in Wet lateral stability. The tyre was 0.8 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Montero 3 review
7-8th place in Straight aqua. The float speed difference was 7.6km/h lower, than the leader.
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13th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 5.2 km/h longer, than the leader.
test Fulda Kristall Montero 3 review
12th place in Dry handling. Fulda was 2.8 seconds slower, than the leader.
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8-13th place in Dry slalom. Fulda was 2.2km/h slower, than the leader.
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4-5th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.5 meters longer, than the leader.
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8-9th place in Snow handling. Fulda was 1.7 seconds slower, than the leader.
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9th place in Snow traction.
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4th place in Rolling resistance.
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12-14th place in Noise level test.

Overall Fulda Kristall Montero 3 review

According to the test results the tyre took 10th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance, average handling and lateral stability.
  • Average straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Poor dry performance.
  • Good results on the snow: short braking distance, handling time very close to brands like Michelin and Nokian, average traction.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • One of the highest noise levels.

Similar tyres from the test:

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