Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616

Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 photo, test, review

The Hankook Winter iCept iZ2 W616 is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2018 Autofil Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 test

In 2018 experts of the Norwegian publication Autofil have tested the Hankook W616 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with nine similar budget, mid-range and premium studless winter tyres.

test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
8th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
8-10th place in Dry handling. Subjectively, tyre showed one of the worst result.
test Hankook W616 Winter i*Cept iZ2 review
2-3rd place in Dry directional stability.
test Hankook W616 Winter i*Cept iZ2 review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
Last place in Wet handling. Hankook was 3 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
7-10th place in Wet handling. Subjectively one of the lowest result.
test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
1st place and the best result on Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.6 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
5th place in Snow handling. Hankook was 0.8 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review
5-10th place in Snow handling.
test Hankook Winter iCept iZ2 W616 review
1-3rd place in Snow traction and one of the best result. Acceleration time was 0.1 seconds faster, than the next tyre.
test Hankook Winter iCept iZ2 W616 review
9th place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 3.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i Cept iZ2 W616 review
3rd place in Ice handling. Hankook was 3.6 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i Cept iZ2 W616 review
1-5th place in Ice handling.
test Hankook Winter i Cept iZ2 W616 review
4th place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 0.2 seconds bigger, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter i Cept iZ2 W616 review
1st place and the best result in Rolling resistance.
test Hankook Winter i Cept iZ2 W616 review
2-9th place in Noise level.

Overall Hankook Winter i*Cept iZ2 W616 review

According to test results Hankook took 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long dry braking distance, low handling and good directional stability.
  • The worst result on the wet.
  • The best braking distance and traction on the snow, good handling.
  • Long ice braking distance, but good handling and traction.
  • Good noise level.
  • The lowest rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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