Taurus Winter 601

Taurus Winter 601 photo, test, review, ratings

Taurus Winter 601 is a Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2018 Autocenter Taurus Winter 601 Test

In 2018 experts of the Ukrainian publication Autocenter have tested Taurus 601 Winter at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 10 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
10th place in Wet braking. +5.36m braking distance.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
10th place in Wet lateral handling. +1.3sec lap time.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
9-11th place in Subj. Wet handling. Subjective score – 5 points.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
9th place in Straight aqua. -5.4km/h float speed.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
9th place in Dry braking. +2.57m braking distance.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
10th place in Subj. Dry handling. Subjective score – 4 points.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Ice braking. +0.99m braking distance.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
10th place in Subj. Ice handling. Subjective score – 6 points.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
10th place in Ice lateral handling. +4sec lap time.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
9-10th place in Ice traction. +1.1sec acceleration time.
Taurus Winter 601 test, review, ratings
7th place in Snow braking. +0.69m braking distance.
Taurus 601 Winter test, reviews, ratings
10th place in Subj. Snow handling. Subjective score – 5 points.
Taurus Winter 601 test, reviews, ratings
8th place in Snow traction. +0.29sec acceleration time.
Taurus Winter 601 test, reviews, ratings
3-8th place in Subj. Noise. Subjective score – 9 points.
7th place in Rolling resistance. +1.04kg/t rolling resistance.

Overall Taurus Winter 601 Review

According to the test results Taurus took 10th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and low handling.
  • Low straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Long dry dry braking distance and low handling.
  • Inbalanced on the ice: short braking distance but low handling and handling.
  • Average snow performance.
  • Low noise.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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