Nokian WR D4

Nokian WR D4 photo, test, review

The Nokian WR D4 is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Nokian WR D3.

The tire has been replaced by the Nokian WR Snowproof.

2018 AMS Nokian WR D4 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested the Nokian WR D4 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with ten similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres.

test Nokian WR D4 review
3-4th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
9th place in Dry handling. Nokian was 2.4km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
7th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
8th place in Wet handling. Nokian was 4.5km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
6th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 7.5km/h lower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
2nd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
3rd place in Snow hadling. Nokian was 0.7 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR D4 review
1st place and the best result in Rolling resistance.
test Nokian WR D4 review
8th place in Noise level test.

Overall Nokian WR D4 review

According to the test results Nokian took 3rd place and got an expert score “highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry braking distance and relatively low handling speed.
  • Long wet braking distance and average handling.
  • Average aquaplanning resistance.
  • Great snow perfrormance.
  • The best rolling resistance.
  • Relatibely low noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (16 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5)
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