Nexen WinGuard ice SUV

Nexen WinGuard ice SUV photo, test, review

The Nexen WinGuard ice SUV is a Touring studless winter tire with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The model also has version for passenger cars.

2016 Auto Bild Belarus Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test

In 2016 experts of the magazine Auto Bild Belarus have tested the Nexen WinGuard ice SUV at size 235/65 R17 and compared with six similar budget, mid-range and premium winter studless tires.

Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5.35 meters longer, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
4-5th place in Wet handling. Nexen was 1.7 seconds slower, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.54 meters longer, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
5th place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 1.98 meters longer, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
5th place in Ice handling. Nexen was 7 seconds slower, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
5th place in Ice lateral handling. Nexen was 2.6km/h slower, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
5th place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 1.12 seconds longer, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
6th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.6 meters longer, than the leader.
Nexen WinGuard ice SUV test and review
3rd place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Nexen WinGuard ice SUV review

According to the test results Nexen took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance, but good handling.
  • Relatively short dry braking distance.
  • Average results on the ice. Nexen didn’t take high positions in tests on the ice, but showed very close results to the premium tires.
  • Good snow braking.
  • Low rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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