Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker

Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker photo, test, review

The Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker is a Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2016 Test World Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker test

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested the Maxxis NS3 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 Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review
1st place and the best result in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2 meters shorter, than the next studded tyre.
test Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review
8th place in Ice braking (6th among studded). The braking distance was 5.6 meters longer, than the best studded tire.
test Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review
6-7th place in Ice traction (6th among studded). Same result with studless Michelin Latitude XI2. Acceleration time was 1.5 longer, than the best studded tyre.
test Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review
1st place and the best result in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.9 meters shorter, than the next studded tyre.
test Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review
3-4th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.3 seconds bigger, than the leader.
test Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review
8-12th place in Noise level.

Overall Maxxis NS3 ArcticTrekker review

According to the test results Maxxis took 6th place among studded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • The best wet braking distance.
  • One of the lowest results on the ice.
  • The shortest snow braking distance and good traction.
  • Relatively good noise level;  same result with most premium brands.

Similar tyres from the test:

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