Riken SnowTime b2

Riken SnowTime b2 photo, test, review

The Riken SnowTime b2 is a Touring Winter tire with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the French Michelin.

2015 Autozurnal Riken SnowTime b2 test

In 2015 experts of the Slovak publication Autozurnal have tested the Riken Snow Time b2 at size 185/60 R15 and compared to 6 similar budget and mid-range studless winter tires.

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Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 15.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Riken SnowTime b2 review
6th place in Wet handling. Riken was 7.4 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Riken SnowTime b2 review
Last place in Wet lateral stability. Riken was 0.9 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Riken SnowTime b2 review
5th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.7 km/h lower, than the leader.
test Riken SnowTime b2 review
3rd place in Latreal aqua.
test Riken SnowTime b2 review
Last place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.8 meters longer, than the leader.
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6th place in Dry handling. Riken was 2.41 seconds slower, than the leader.
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3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
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3rd place in Snow hill handling. Riken was 0.5 seconds slower, than the leader.
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3rd place in Snow traction.
test Riken SnowTime b2 review
4th place in Snow traction.
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2nd place in Noise level test.
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3rd place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Riken SnowTime b2 review

According to the test results Riken took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • The worst braking distance and lateral stability, poor handling.
  • Average aquaplanning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and low handling.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Good noise level and rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)
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