General Tire Altimax Winter Plus

General Tire Altimax Winter Plus photo, test, review, ratings General Altimax Winter +

General Altimax Winter+ is a Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2016 Auto Bild General Tire Altimax + test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested General Altimax plus at size 205/55 R16  and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. Also they included into the test one reference summer tire to compare results.

General Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
18-20th place in Dry braking. +2.8m braking distance.
General Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
17-18th place in Dry handling. -1.7km/h handling speed.
General Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
18th place in Wet braking. +5m braking distance.
General Tire Altimax Winter + test, review, ratings
15th place in Wet handling. -4.4km/h handling speed.
General Tire Altimax Winter + test, review, ratings
14-16th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.7sec handling time.
General Tire Altimax Winter + test, review, ratings
12th place in Straight aqua. -9.5km/h float speed.
General Tire Altimax Winter+ test, review, ratings
16th place in Lateral aqua. -1.14m/s2 lateral acceleration.
General Tire Altimax Winter+ test, review, ratings
10-11th place in Snow braking. +1.2m braking distance.
General Tire Altimax Winter+ test, review, ratings
14th place in Snow handling. -2.2km/h average handling speed.
General Tire Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow slalom. -0.08m/s2 average lateral acceleration.
General Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
17th place in Snow traction. -139N average pulling force.
General Tire Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
9-11th place in Noise. +0.6dB external noise.
General Tire Altimax Winter Plus test, review, ratings
14th place in Rolling resistance. +1.2 l/100km Fuel consumption.

Overall General Tire Altimax Winter Plus  review

According to the test results General took 13th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Poor dry performance.
  • Long wet braking distance and low handling speed.
  • Average straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average snow braking distance and handling speed; low traction.
  • Average noise.
  • High rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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