Mabor Winter-Jet 2

Mabor Winter-Jet 2 photo, test, review

The Mabor Winter-Jet 2 is a Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2016 Auto Bild Mabor Winter Jet 2 test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Mabor Winter Jet 2 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
12-15th place in Wet braking. Same result with Vredestein, Kleber and Fulda. The braking distance was 4.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
18th place in Wet handling. Mabor was 5.8km/h slower, than the best winter tyre.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
14-16th place in Wet lateral handling. Same result with Hankook W452 and General. The tyre was 0.7 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
11th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 5.8km/h lower, than the leader.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
14th place in Lateral aqua. Lateral acceleration was 1.03m/s2 lower, than the leader.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
8th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.9 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
4-6th place in Dry handling. Same result with Continental TS860 and Goodyear UG9. Mabor was 0.7km/h slower, than the best winter tire.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
16-17th place in Snow braking. Same result with BFGoodrich. The braking distance was 1.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
15-16th place in Snow handling. Mabor was 2.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Mabor Winter-Jet 2 review
10th place in Snow traction.
test Mabor Winter Jet 2 review
Last place in Snow slalom among winter tyres.
test Mabor Winter Jet 2 review
7-8th place in Noise level.
test Mabor Winter Jet 2 review
Last place in Rolling resistance. Fuel consumption was 2.29l/100km bigger, than the leader.

Overall Mabor Winter Jet 2 review

According to the test results Mabor took 14th place and got an expert score “satisfactorily”.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance and low handling.
  • Average straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good dry performance (better than some premium brands).
  • Relatively good on the snow.
  • The worst rolling resistance.
  • Good noise level.

 Similar tyres from the test:

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