Nexen WinGuard Sport 2

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 photo, test, review

The Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 is a Touring Winter studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger car.

The tyre replaced the Nexen WInGuard Sport.

2017 Auto Bild Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 at size 225/50 R17 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
11-12th place in Dry braking among winter tyres. Same result as Michelin A5. The braking distance was 1.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
5th place in Dry handling. Nexen was 1.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
7th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 1.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
12th place in Wet handling. Nexen was 3.2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
16th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 7.8km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
14-15th place in Snow braking. Same result as Yokohama W.Drive V905. The braking distance was 2.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
9th place in Snow handling. Nexen was 1.2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
2nd place in Noise level test.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
1st place and the best result in Wear resistance.
test Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review
Last place in Rolling resistance test.

Overall Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 review

According to the test result Nexen took 10th place and got an expert score “good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Average wet braking and handling.
  • Relatively low aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average snow braking distance and good handling.
  • Good noise level.
  • The best wear resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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