Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419

Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419 photo, test, review

The Hankook Winter I Pike RS W419 is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Hankook Winter W429.

2015 AMS Hankook Winter i Pike RS W419 test

In 2015 experts of the Swedish publication Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Hankook W419 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studded tyres. In addition, experts included into the test eight studless tyres, for comparison of results.

test Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419 review
7th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.03 meters longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419 review
7th place in Wet handling (6th among sudded tyres). Hankook was 1.85 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419 review
16th place in Dry braking. The worst result among all tyres. Braking distance was 3.8 meters longer, than the best studded tyre.
5th place in Ice braking (4th among studded). The braking distance was 1.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419 review
2nd place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 0.55 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter I*Pike RS W419 review
11th place in Ice lateral stabilty (3rd among studded).
test Hankook Winter IPike RS W419 review
3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.21 meters longer, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter IPike RS W419 review
2nd place in Snow traction and very close result to the leader: 0.15 seconds acceleration time difference only.
test Hankook Winter IPike RS W419 review
3rd place in Snow lateral stability. Hankook was 0,39 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Hankook Winter IPike RS W419 review
11th place in Rolling resistance (3rd among studded tyres).

Overall Hankook Winter I Pike RS W419 review

According to the test results Hankook took 3rd place among studded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long wet braking distance and good handling.
  • The longest dry braking distance.
  • Relatively short ice braking distance, good traction and lateral stability.
  • Great snow performance.
  • Low rolling resistance among studded tyres.

Similar tyres from the test:

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