WestLake SW608

WestLake SW608 photo, test, review WestLake SW 608

The WestLake SW 608 is a Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2015 Auto Zeitung WestLake SW 608 test

In 2015 experts of the German magazine Auto Zeitung have tested the WestLake SW608 at size 185/65 R15 and compared it with thirteen similar budget, medium and premium tyres.

test WestLake SW608 review
9th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 8.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
12-14th place in Wet handling. Westlake was 2.5 seconds slower, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
13th place in Wet lateral stability. Westlake was 1.5 seconds slower, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
Last place and the worst result in Straight aqua. The float speed was 10.1km/h slower, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
10th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.6 meters longer, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
13th place in Dry handling. Westlake was 2.9 seconds slower, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
Last place and the worst result in Dry slalom. Westlake was 3.2km/h slower, than the leader.
test WestLake SW608 review
9th place in Snow braking. The braking distance 0.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test WestLake SW 608 review
13-14th place in Snow handling. Westlake was 3.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test WestLake SW 608 review
13th place in Snow traction.
test WestLake SW 608 review
13th place in Rolling resistance.
test WestLake SW 608 review
1st place and the best result in Noise level.

Overall WestLake SW608 review

According to the test results WestLake took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance, very low handling and lateral stability.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively long dry braking distance, low handling and the lowest slalom speed.
  • Good snow braking distance, low handling and traction.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Good noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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