Nokian WR A4

Nokian WR A4 photo, test, review

The Nokian WR A4 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with asymmetrical tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Nokian WR A3.

2017 AMS Nokian WR A4 test

In 2017 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested the Nokian WR A4 at size 225/40 R18 and compared it with nine similar mid-range and premium studless winter tyres.

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1st place and the best result in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.8 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Nokian WR A4 review
1st place and the best result in Dry handling. Nokian was 0.1 km/h faster, than the next tyre.
test Nokian WR A4 review
9th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 3.9 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR A4 review
Last place and the lowest result in Wet handling. Nokian was 6.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR A4 review
Last place and the lowest result in Straight aqua. The float speed was 7.1km/h lower, than the leader.
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Last place and the worst result in Snow braking. The braking distance was 2.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR A4 review
9th place in Snow handling. Nokian was 1.7km/h slower, than the leader.
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1st place and the best result in Rolling resistance.
test Nokian WR A4 review
3-4th place in Noise level test.

Overall Nokian WR A4 review

According to the test results Nokian shared 5th place with Fulda and Pirelli.

Main conclusions:

  • Great dry performance: the shortest braking distance and the highest handling speed.
  • Very long wet braking distance and the lowest handling.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • The longest snow braking distance and relatively low handling.
  • The best rolling resistance.
  • Good noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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