Toyo Snowprox S954

Toyo Snowprox S954 photo, test, review

The Toyo Snowprox S954  is a Premium Touring studless winter tire with asymmetrical tread, designed for Passenger cars. The model also has SUV-version.

The tire replaced the Toyo Snowprox S953.

Key performance

Dry performance
98.11%
Wet performance
84.11%
Aquaplaning
95.01%
Snow performance
84.69%
Noise
97.42%
Rolling resistance
88.48%

Toyo Snowprox S954 Tests

2021 Auto Bild

In 2021 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the tire at size 245/40 R18 and compared to 11 Premium Touring and UHP winter tires from different price categories. Also they included into the test a reference summer tire and the Vredestein Quatrac Pro as All Season tire to compare results.

Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
2nd place in Dry braking. +1.6m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
2nd place in Dry handling. -1.2km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +1.5m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
8th place in Wet handling. -2.8km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
7th place in Straight aqua. -1.4km/h float speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
11th place in Snow braking. +4.7m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
12th place in Snow handling. -5.4km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
12th place in Snow traction. -622 Newton pulling force.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
5-6th place in Noise. +1dB external noise.
Toyo Snowprox S954O test, review, ratings
10th place in Rolling resistance. +1.27kg/t.
# Test Place Result Difference %
Dry braking at 100km/h 2 43m +1.6m 96.28%
Dry handling 2 101.7km/h -1.2km/h 98.83%
Wet braking at 100km/h 5 50.5m +1.5m 97.03%
Wet handling 8 70.1km/h -2.8km/h 96.16%
Straight aqua 7 96.1km/h -1.4km/h 98.56%
Snow braking at 50km/h 11 35.4m +4.7m 86.72%
Snow handling 12 39.3km/h -5.4km/h 87.92%
Snow traction 12 2353 Newton -622 Newton 79.09%
Noise 5-6 73.4dB +1dB 98.64%
Rolling resistance 10 9.18kg/t +1.27kg/t 86.16%

2020 Auto Zeitung

In 2020 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Toyo at size 205/55 R16 and compared to similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

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Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
7-8th place in Dry braking. +2m braking distance.

Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
1st place in Subj. Dry handling. Subjective score – 10 points.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
13th place in Wet braking. +10.6m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
12-14th place in Subj. Wet handling. Subjective score – 1 point.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
8th place in Straight aqua. -8km/h float speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
14th place in Snow braking. +1.6m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
13-14th place in Subj. Snow handling. Subjective score – 1 point.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
13th place in Subj. Comfort. Subjective score – 4 points.

Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
13th place in Rolling resistance. +1.35kg/t.

# Test Place Result Difference %
Dry braking at 100km/h 7-8 47.8m +2m 95.81%
Subj. Dry handling 1 10 points +1 point 100%
Wet braking at 100km/h 13 61.5m +10.6m 82.76%
Subj. Wet handling 12-14 1 point -9 points 10%
Straight aqua 8 77.2km/h -8km/h 90.61%
Snow braking at 50km/h 14 27.3m +1.6m 94.14%
Snow handling 13-14 1 point -9 points 10%
Comfrot 13 4 points -6 points 40%
Rolling resistance 13 9.41kg/t +1.35kg/t 85.65%

2019 Auto Bild

Test by the German magazine Auto Bild in 2019. The experts have tested the tire at size 255/35 R19 and compared to 10 Ultra High Performance and Premium Touring Winter tires. Also they included into the test a summer winter tire to compare results.

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Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
4-5th place in Dry braking. +1m braking distance.

Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry handling. +1.2km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +3.9m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
7-8th place in Wet handling. -3.7km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Straight aqua. -1.1km/h float speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
10th place in Snow braking. +2.9m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
10th place in Snow handling. -2.9km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
6th place in Rolling resistance. +1.19kg/t.

Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
6th place in Noise. +2.8dB external noise.

# Test Place Result Difference %
Dry braking 4-5 41.2m +1m 97.57%
Dry handling 1 121.9km/h +1.2km/h 100%
Wet braking 5 49.6m +3.9m 92.14%
Wet handling 7-8 91.6km/h -3.7km/h 96.12%
Straight aqua 3 72.6km/g -1.1km/h 98.51%
Snow braking 10 30.5m +2.9m 90.49%
Snow handling 10 46.5km/h -2.9km/h 94.13%
Noise 6 73.5dB +2.8dB 96.19%
Rolling resistance 6 9.25kg/t +1.19kg/t 87.13%

2019 AMS

Test by the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport in 2019. The experts have tested the tire at size 215/55 R17 and compared to 10 Premium Touring and UHP winter tires.

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Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
10th place in Wet braking. +3.6m braking distance.

Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
8th place in Wet handling. -2.8km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
4th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.51m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
8th place in Straight aqua. -9km/h float speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Lateral aqua. -0.16m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
8-9th place in Dry braking. +1.6m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry handling. +0.2km/h handing speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
11th place in Snow braking. +2.5m braking distance.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
8-9th place in Snow handling. -1.5km/h handling speed.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
11th place in Snow lateral handling. -0.26m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
6-8th place in Snow traction. -0.11m/s2 max acceleration.
Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Rolling resistance. +0.5kg/t.

Toyo Snowprox S954 test, review, ratings
10th place in Noise. +1.7dB external noise.

# Test Place Result Difference %
Dry braking at 100km/h 8-9 45.7m +1.6m 96.49%
Dry handling 1 116.1km/h +0.2km/h 100%
Wet braking at 80km/h 10 34.8m +3.6m 89.65%
Wet handling 8 70.5km/h -2.8km/h 96.18%
Wet lateral handling 4 6.8m/s2 -0.51m/s2 93.02%
Straight aqua 8 74.1km/h -9km/h 89.17%
Lateral aqua 3 3.26m/s2 -0.16m/s2 95.32%
Snow braking at 50km/h 11 28.1m +2.5m 91.1%
Snow handling 8-9 47.9km/h -1.5km/h 96.96%
Snow lateral handling 11 3.64m/s2 -0.26m/s2 93.33%
Snow traction 6-8 2.3m/s2 -0.11m/s2 95.43%
Noise 10 71dB +1.7dB 97.6%
Rolling resistance 3 7.9kg/t +0.5kg/t 93.67%

2017 Sport Auto

In 2017 experts of the German publication Sport Auto have tested the Toyo Snowprox S954 at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

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test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5 meters longer, than the leader.

test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
Last place in Wet handling. Toyo was 4.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
1st place and the best result in Wet lateral stability. Toyo was 0.2 seconds faster, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
4th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 1.6km/h lower, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
3rd place in Lateral aqua.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
3-4th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
2-3rd place in Dry handling. Toyo was 0.4km/h slower, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
9th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 4.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
7th place in Snow handling. Toyo was 3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
8th place in Snow lateral stability.
test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
4th place in Rolling resistance.

test Toyo Snowprox S954 review
7-10th place in Noise level test.

# Test Place Result Difference %
Dry braking at 100km/h 3-4 45.4m +1.6m 96.47%
Dry handling 2-3 119.1km/h -0.4km/h 99.66%
Wet braking at 100km/h 10 40.7m +5m 87.71%
Wet handling 10 68.9km/h -4.9km/h 93.36%
Wet lateral handling 1 6.83sec +0.2sec 100%
Straight aqua 4 87.8km/h -1.6km/h 98.2%
Lateral aqua 3 2.69m/s2 -0.26m/s2 91.18%
Snow braking at 50km/h 9 33.8m +4.1m 87.87%
Snow handling 7 53.5km/h -3km/h 94.69%
Snow lateral handling 8 3.63m/s2 -0.37m/s2 90.75%
Noise 7-10 73dB +2dB 97.26%
Rolling resistance 4 8.8kg/t +0.9kg/t 89.77%

Overall Toyo Snowprox S954 Review

# Test 2021 Auto Bild 2020 Auto Zeitung 2019 Auto Bild 2019 AMS 2017 Sport Auto Overall
Dry braking 96.28% 95.81% 97.57% 96.49% 96.47% 96.52%
Dry handling 98.83% 100% 100% 100% 99.66% 99.7%
Wet braking 97.03% 82.76% 92.14% 89.65% 87.71% 89.86%
Wet handling 96.16% 10% 96.12% 96.18% 93.36% 78.36%
Straight aqua 98.56% 90.61% 98.51% 89.17% 98.2% 95.01%
Snow braking 86.72% 94.14% 90.49% 91.1% 87.87% 90.06%
Snow handling 87.92% 10% 94.13% 96.96% 94.69% 76.74%
Snow traction 79.09% 95.43% 87.26%
Rolling resistance 86.16% 85.65% 87.13% 93.67% 89.77% 88.48%
Noise 98.64% 96.19% 97.6% 97.26% 97.42%

According to the test results Toyo took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance and the lowest handling speed, but the best lateral stability.
  • High straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • Very good dry performance.
  • Poor snow performance.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • High noise.

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