Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme

The Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tire with directional tread, designed for passenger cars ans SUV.

The tire has been replaced by the Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S.

2014 Autoclub CR Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme test

In 2014 experts of the Czech automobile club Autoclub CR have tested the Goodyear UG8 Performance at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
3rd place in Dry handling. Vredestein was 0.48 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
5th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 11.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
4th place in Wet handling. Vredestein was 5 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
4th place in Wet lateral handling. Vredestein was 0.59 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
7th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 7.9km/h lower, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
Last place in Lateral aqua.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
6th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
Last place in Snow traction.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
7th place in Snow traction.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
7th place in Comfort.
test Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review
7-8th place in Noise level.
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6th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme review

According to the test results Vredestein took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Long wet braking distance and poor handling.
  • One of the worst aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively low snow performance (but results was very close to the leader).
  • Low comfort.
  • High noise level and rolling resistance.

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