Sava Eskimo HP

Sava Eskimo HP photo, test, review

The Sava Eskimo HP is a High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Sava Eskimo HP2.

Nowadays the brand Sava are owned to the Goodyear.

2016 Auto Bild Sava Eskimo HP test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Sava Eskimo HP at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Sava Eskimo HP review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
16th place in Wet handling among winter tyres. Sava was 5.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
19-20th place in Wet lateral stability. Same result with Fulda Kristall Control HP.  Sava was 1 second slower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
15th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 10.3km/h lower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
7th place in Lateral aqua.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
15-16th place in Dry braking. Same result with Cooper WM SA2 plus. The braking distance was 2.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
8-9th place in Dry handling. Same result with Semperit Speed Grip 2. Sava was 0.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
8-9th place in Snow braking. Same result with Barum Polaris 3. The braking distance was 1.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
17th place in Snow handling. Sava was 2.4km/h slower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
3rd place in Snow traction.
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19th place in Snow slalom.
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15-16th place in Noise level test.
test Sava Eskimo HP review
9th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Sava Eskimo HP review

According to the test results took 15th place and got an expert score “satisfactorily”.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance and low handling.
  • Relatively low straight and good lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively good dry performance.
  • Short snow braking distance and good traction, but relatively poor handling.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise.

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