Nokian WR SUV 3

Nokian WR SUV 3 test, review, photo

The Nokian WR SUV 3 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre has been replaced by the Nokian WR SUV 4.

2018 Auto Zeitung Nokian WR SUV 3 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Nokian WR SUV 3 at size 235/60 R18 and compared it with eight similar budget, mid-range and premium SUV winter tyres.

test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
4th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
8-9th place in Dry handling, one of the lowest result. Nokian was 0.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 3.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
7th place in Wet handling. Nokian was 8.8km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
3rd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 1.9km/h lower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
3-4th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
7th place in Snow handling. Nokian was 4.7 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
Last place in Rolling resistance.
test Nokian WR SUV 3 review
6-9th place in Noise level test.

Overall Nokian WR SUV 3 review

According to the test results Nokian took 3rd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry braking distance, but onw of the lowest handling speed.
  • Average wet performance.
  • Good straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good snow braking distance, average handling speed.
  • The highest rolling resistance.
  • One of the highest noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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