Nankang AS1

Nankang AS1 photo, test, review

Nankang AS1 is a Touring Summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2019 Auto Zeitung Nankang AS-1 test

In 2019 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested Nankang AS1 at size 235/45 R18 and compared with eight similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires. In addition, experts included into the test the All Season Michelin CrossClimate+.

Nankang AS1 test and review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 22.7m longer, than the leader.
Nankang AS1 test and review
Last place in Wet handling. Nankang was 9.9sec slower, than the leader.
Nankang AS1 test and review
Last place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 6.9km/h lower, than the leader.
Nankang AS1 test and review
8-10th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 3.2m longer, than the leader.
Nankang AS1 test and review
Last place in Dry handling. Nankang was 1.6sec slower, than the leader.
Nankang AS1 test and review
Last place in Rolling resistance.
nankang as-1 test and review
2nd place in Noise.

Overall Nankang AS1 review

According to the test results Nankang took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • Extremely long wet braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively good on the dry. Nankang didn’t take high positions, but showed close result to the premium brands.
  • The highest rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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