Petlas Glacier W661

Petlas Glacier W661 photo, test, review, ratings

Petlas Glacier W661 is a Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2020 Test World Petlas Glacier W661 test

In 2020 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested Petlas Glacier W661 at size 205/55 R16  and compared to 12 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
1st place in Wet braking. -6.8m braking distance.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
1st place in Wet handling. -0.4sec wet lap time.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
1-2nd place in Subj. wet handling. Subjective score – 9 points.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry braking. -0.4m braking distance.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
1st place in Subj. dry handling. Subjective score 10 points.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
Last place in Ice braking. +8.1m braking distance.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
12th place in Ice traction. +1.3sec acceleration time.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
Last place in Ice handling. +10.1sec lap time.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
Last place in Subj. ice handling. Subjective score – 4 points.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
Last place in Snow braking. +3m braking distance.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
11-13th place in Snow traction. +0.3sec acceleration time.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
Last place in Snow handling. +2.6sec snow lap time.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
Last place in Subj. snow handling. Subjective score – 6 points.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
9-12th place in Subj. directional stability. Subjective score – 7 points.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
8-13th place in Noise. Subjective score – 8 points.
Petlas Glacier W661 test, review, ratings
7-8th place in Rolling resistance. +2.5% fuel consumption difference compared to best similar tire.

Overall Petlas Glacier W661 review

According to the test results Petlas shared 11-12th place with Korean Nexen.

Main conclusions:

  • The best wet braking distance and handling.
  • The best dry performance.
  • Extremely long ice braking distance, the lowest handling and low traction.
  • The worst results on the snow.
  • Relatively good noise.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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