Gislaved EuroFrost 5

Gislaved EuroFrost 5 photo, test, review

The Gislaved Euro Frost 5 is a Touring studless tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Gislaved EuroFrost 6.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the German Continental.

2017 Auto Bild Gislaved EuroFrost 5 test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Gislaved Euro Frost 5 at size 225/50 R17 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review
7-8th place in Dry braking. Same result with Goodyear. The braking distance difference was 1.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review
7th place in Dry handling. Gislaved was 1.5 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review
20th place and the worst result in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review
17-18th place in Wet handling. Same result with Fulda. The tyre was 4.5km/h slower, than the leader.
test Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review
7th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 5 km/h lower, than the leader.
test Gislaved Euro Frost 5 review
11th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 2.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Gislaved Euro Frost 5 review
12-14th place in Snow handling. Same result with Nokian and Bridgestone. The tyre’s average speed was 1.7 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Gislaved Euro Frost 5 review
8-10th place in Wear resistance.
test Gislaved Euro Frost 5 review
3rd place in Rolling resistance.
test Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review
18th place in Noise level test.

Overall Gislaved EuroFrost 5 review

According to the test results Gislaved took 11th place and got an expert score “average”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance: short braking distance and high average speed.
  • Poor on the wet: the longest braking distance and low handling.
  • Good aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average on the snow; close results to the leaders.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Average wear.
  • On of the highest noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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