Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320A

Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320A photo, test, review

Hankook Winter iCept evo2 SUV W320A is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre also has version for Passenger cars.

2018 AMS Hankook Winter i cept evo2 SUV W320A test

In 2018 experts of the Sweden magazine Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Hankook W320A SUV at size 275/45 R20. The main competitor of the Hankook was a similar tire of the “European type” – Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S. This type of tires has a more rigid rubber compound and a less aggressive tread pattern, which helps them to show better performance at dry and wet. The rest competitors were six tyres of the Nordic type, which the experts included into the test to compare results.

test Hankook Winter icept evo2 SUV W320a review
1st place and the best result in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.83 meters shorter, than similar Vredestein.
test Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320a review
2nd place in Wet handling. Hankook was faster than most Nordic tyres, but lost 0.73 seconds handling time to similar Vredestein.
test Hankook W320a Winter i cept evo2 SUV review
3rd place in Dry braking. Very close result to Vredestein and 0.86 meters longer braking distance than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i cept evo2 SUV W320a review
7th place in Ice braking. Hankook was expected worse, than most Nordic type tyres, but 4.85 meters better, than similar Vredestein.
test Hankook Winter i cept evo2 SUV W320a review
7th place in Ice handling. Hankook was 3.01 seconds faster, than similar tyre.
test Hankook Winter i cept evo2 SUV W320a review
7th place in Ice traction (and the best result among similar tires type).
test Hankook Winter icept evo2 SUV W320a review
5th place in Snow handling. Hankook showed better result, than some Nordic tyres type.
test Hankook W320a Winter i cept evo2 SUV review
6h place in Rolling resistance.

2016 Motor Hankook Winter i’cept evo2 SUV W320A Test

Test by the Polish magazine Motor in 2016. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/55 R17 and compared to 6 similar mid-range and premium winter tires.

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

Hankook Winter i'cept evo2 SUV W320A test, reviews, ratings

2016 AMS Hankook W320A Test

Test by the German publication Auto Motor und Sport in 2016. The experts have tested the tire at size 215/60 R17 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Hankook W320A Winter i cept evo2 SUV test, reviews, ratings

Overall Hankook Winter i cept evo2 SUV W320A Reviews

1. 2018 AMS (275/45 R20) – 7th place. 

Main conclusions:

  • The shortest wet braking and good handling.
  • Good dry braking.
  • Expected low results on the ice, but better than Vredestein.
  • Relatively good snow handling.
  • High rolling resistance.

2. 2016 Motor (225/55 R17) – 6th place.

Man conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and relatively low handling speed.
  • The lowest straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and good handling.
  • Long ice braking distance and average traction.
  • Good results on the snow.
  • Low rolling resistance.

3. 2016 AMS (215/60 R17) – 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Poor wet performance.
  • Average straight and good lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Long dry braking distance but good handling.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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