Nankang AS-2

Nankang AS-2 photo, test, review, ratings

Nankang AS2 is an Ultra High Performance summer tire with asymmetrical tread patter, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Nankang Sportnex AS2 +.

2016 Autozurnal Nankang AS2 test

In 2016 experts of the Slovak magazine Autozurnal have tested Nankang AS-2 at size 225/45 R17 and compared with 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 18.8m longer, than the leader.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
Last place in Wet handling. Nankang was 10.06m sec slower, than the leader.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
Last place in Wet lateral stability. Nankang was 0.63 sec slower, than the leader.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
2-3rd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 0.5km/h lower, than the leader.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
2nd place in Lateral aqua.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
Last place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 5.5m longer, than the leader.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
6th place in Dry handling. Nankang was 1.53 sec slower, than the leader.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
6-7th place in Comfort.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
4th place in Noise.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
4th place in Noise.
Nankang AS-2 test, review, rating
Last place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Nankang AS-2 review

According to the test results Nankang took 7th place (but better than Vredestein).

Main conclusions:

  • Extremely long wet braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • High straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and average handling.
  • Average comfort and noise.
  • High rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (7 votes, average: 4.14 out of 5)
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