Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2

Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2 photo, test, review

The Matador MP30 Sibir Ice 2 is a Touring studded winter tire with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand Matador are owned to the German Continental.

2016 Za Rulem Matador MP-30 Sibir Ice 2 test

In 2016 experts of the Russian magazine Za Rulem have tested the Matador MP30 at size 195/65 R15 and comapred it with 11 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

test Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2 review
4-6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 1.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2 review
2nd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2 review
Last place and the worst result in Ice braking. The braking distance was 5.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2 review
7-8th place in Ice handling. Matador was 1.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Matador MP 30 Sibir Ice 2 review
Last place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 2.5 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Matador MP 30 review
10-11th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Matador MP30 review
8-11th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.4 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Matador MP30 Sibir Ice 2 review
4-11th place in Rolling resistance.
test Matador MP30 Sibir Ice 2 review
5-8th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Matador MP30 Sibir Ice 2 review

According to the test results Matador took 11th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet braking distance.
  • One of the best dry braking distances.
  • The worst ice braking distance and traction; good handling time.
  • Relatively good on the snow. Matador didn’t take high positions, but showed very close results to the leader.
  • Good rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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