Sava Eskimo HP2

Sava Eskimo HP2 photo, test, review

The Sava Eskimo HP2 is a High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Sava Eskimo HP.

Nowadays the brand Sava are owned to the Goodyear Tyre.

2017 Auto Bild Sava Eskimo HP2 test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Sava Eskimo HP2 at size 225/50 R17 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
19th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.6 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
8-9th place in Dry handling. Same result with Michelin Alpin 5. Sava was 1.7km/h slower, than the best winter.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
19th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.2 meters longer, than the best winter tire.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
1-2nd place in Wet handling and one of the best result. Same result with Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3. Sava was 0.9km/h faster, than the next winter tyre.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
18th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 8.3km/h lower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
6th place in Snow handling. Sava was 0.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
15-17th place in Noise level test. Same result with Hankook W320 and Uniroyal MS plus 77.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
3-4th place in Wear resistance.
test Sava Eskimo HP2 review
5th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Sava Eskimo HP2 review

According to the test results Sava took 17th place and got an expert score “average”.

Main conclusions:

  • One of the longest dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Same situation on the wet: very long braking distance, but the best handling.
  • Low aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good snow performance, better than some more expensive brands.
  • Relatively high noise level.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Good wear.

Similar tyres from the test:

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