Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62

Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 photo, test, review

The Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 is a High Performance studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2018 Vi Bilägare Nexen Winguard WH62 test

In 2018 experts of the Swedish publication Vi Bilagare have tested the Nexen WH62 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with six similar studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test studless Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 tyre for comparison of results.

test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.46 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 3.19 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
Last place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.73 meters longer, than the best studded tyre.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
1st place and the best result in Snow handling. Nexen was 3km/h faster, than the next studded tyre.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
Last place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.61 seconds lower, than the best studded tyre.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
Last place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 7.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
Last place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 3.01 seconds lower, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
Last place in Ice handling. Nexen was 12.9 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review
4th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Nexen Winguard winSpike WH62 review

According to the test results Nexen took last place among studded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry braking distance. Better, than most premium brands.
  • Relatively long wet braking distance.
  • Unballanced snow performance: the longest braking distance (but very close to the leader), the best traction and lowest traction.
  • The worst result on the ice among all tyres.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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