Vredestein Arctrac

Vredestein Arctrac photo, test, review

Vredestein Arctrac is a Touring studded winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire also has version for SUV.

2014 Test World Vredestein Arctrac test

In 2014 experts of the Finnish organisation Test World have tested the Vredestein Arctrac at size 205/55 R16 and compared with 12 similar budget, medium and premium winter tires.

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12th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 3.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
12th place in Wet handling. Vredestein was 1.4 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
9-13th place in Subj. wet handling.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
10-11th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.8 meters longer, than the leader.
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2-7th place in Subj. dry handling.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
12-13th place in Directional stability.
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9th place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 7.1 meters longer, than the leader.
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9-10th place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 1.1 seconds longer, than the leader.
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10th place in Ice handling. Vredestein was 10.5 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
7-9th place in Subj. ice handling.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
2-3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
12th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.4 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
10th place in Snow handling. Vredestein was 1.7 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Vredestein Arctrac review
9-11th place in Subj. snow handling.
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2-9th place in Noise level test.
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10th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Vredestein Arctrac review

According to the test results Vredestein took 10th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Poor wet performance.
  • Good handling, relatively long braking distance and the lowest directional stability on the dry.
  • Low results on the ice.
  • Short snow braking distance, relatively poor handling and traction.
  • Good noise level.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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