Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2

Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 photo, test, review

The Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 is a High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2018 AMS Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport have tested the Nexen Winguard WH2 Snow G at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with ten similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres.

test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
5-6th place in Dry handling. Same result with the Vredestein Snowtrac 5. Nexen was 1.5km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
5-6th place in Wet braking. Same result with the Hankook W452. The braking distance was 1.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
6th place in Wet handling. Nexen was 3.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
10th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 13.3km/h lower, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
6th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
8-9th place in Snow handling. Same result with the Goodyear Ultragrip 9. Nexen was 2.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
10th place in Rolling resistance.
test Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review
5-7th place in Noise level test.

Overall Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2 review

According to the test results Nexen took 8th place and got an expert score “recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively good dry performance. Better than some more expensive tyres.
  • Good wet braking and handling.
  • Low aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average snow braking distance and relatively low handling.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Average noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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