Nokian WR C3

Nokian WR C3 photo, test, review, ratings

Nokian WR C3 is a Premium Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Vans and Light Trucks.

2018 Promobil Nokian WR C3 Test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Promobil have tested Nokian WR C3 at size 225/70 R15C  and compared to 6 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
Last place in Wet braking. +5.5m braking distance.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
Last place in Wet lateral handling. -0.36m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
Last place in Wet handling. -3.3km/h average handling speed.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
Last place in Straight aqua. -5km/h float speed.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
6th place in Lateral aqua. -0.69m/s2 average lateral acceleration.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
4th place in Dry braking. +1.5m braking distance.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Dry handling. -0.3km/h average handling speed.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow braking. +0.1m braking distance.
Nokian WR C3 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Snow traction. -0.02m/s2 acceleration.
Nokian WR C3 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Snow handling. -0.2km/h average handing speed.
Nokian WR C3 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Rolling resistance. +1.3kg/t rolling resistance.
Nokian WR C3 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Noise. +0.7dB external noise.

Overall Nokian WR C3 Review

According to the test results Nokian took last place and got an expert score “Highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance and the lowest handling.
  • The lowest aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Short snow braking distance and good handling.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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