Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2

Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 is a Touring Winter tire with symmetrical tread pattern, designed for Vans and Light Trucks.

2018 Promobil Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 Test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Promobil have tested Maxxis WL2 at size 225/70 R15C  and compared to 6 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +1.9m braking distance.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
4th place in Wet handling. -1km/h average handling speed.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
4th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.11m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
4th place in Straight aqua. +2.1km/h float speed.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Lateral aqua. -0.31m/s2 lateral aqua.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
5th place in Dry braking. +1.8m braking distance.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, review, ratings
4th place in Dry handling.-0.5km/h average handling speed.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 tests, review, ratings
6th place in Snow braking. +2.5m braking distance.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 tests, review, ratings
Last place in Snow handling. -2km/h handling speed.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, reviews, ratings
Last place in Snow traction. -0.23m/s2 acceleration.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Rolling resistance. -1.1kg/t rolling resistance.
Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Noise. +0.7dB external noise.

Overall Maxxis Vansmart Snow WL2 Review

According to the test results Maxxis took 6th place and got an expert score “Conditionally recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Average results on the wet.
  • Average straight and high lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average dry performance.
  • Long snow braking distance, the lowest traction and handling.
  • The best rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)
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