Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62

Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 photo, test, review

The Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 is a High Performance studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2017 Tuulilasi Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 test

In 2017 experts of the Finnish publication Tuulilasi have tested the Nexen WS62 at size 215/65 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres.

test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
7th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.71 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
1st place and the best result in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.3 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
5-7th place in Wet handling. Nexen was 0.6 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
Last place and the worst result in Ice braking. The braking distance was 9.88 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
Last place and the worst result in Ice handling. Nexen was 12.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
Last place and the worst result in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 5.58 seconds lower, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
Last place and the worst result un Ice lateral stability. Ice handling time was 3.9 seconds bigger, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
Last place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meter longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review
Last place in Snow handling. Nexen was 10.1 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nexen WS62 WinGuard WinSpike review
6th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.39 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Nexen WS62 WinGuard WinSpike review
Last place in Riding on a snow hill.
test Nexen WS62 WinGuard WinSpike review
5th place in Rolling resistance. Fuel consumption was 5.6% bigger, than the leader.

Overall Nexen WinGuard WinSpike WS62 review

According to the test results Nexen took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long dry braking distance.
  • The shortest wet braking distance and average handling.
  • The worst results in ice braking, traction, handling and lateral stability.
  • The longest snow braking distance (but close result to the leader), low handling and traction.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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