Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31

Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31 photo, test, review

The Kumho Winter Craft ice Wi-31 is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire also known as Marshal WI-31.

2016 Test World Kumho Winter Craft ice Wi31

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested the Kumho WI-31 at size 235/65 R17 and compared it with six similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test six studless winter tyres, for comparison of results.

test Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31 review
9th palce in Wet braking (4th among studded). The braking distance was 3.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31 review
9th place in Ice braking (last among studded). The braking distance was 5.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31 review
9th place in Ice traction (last place among studded tyres). Similar result with the studless Continental. Acceleration time was 1.7 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31 review
8th place in Snow braking (last among studded tyres). The braking distance was 4.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Kumho Winter Craft ice Wi31 review
6th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.5 seconds lower, than the leader.
test Kumho Winter Craft ice Wi31 review
8-12th place in Noise level.

Overall Kumho WinterCraft ice Wi31 review

According to the test results Kumho took last place among studded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long wet braking distance.
  • The lowest ice performance among studded tyres.
  • The longest snow braking distance among studded tyres, relatively good traction.
  • Average noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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