WestLake SW658

WestLake SW658 photo, test, review, ratings

WestLake SW658 is a High Performance Studless winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2016 AMS WestLake SW658 Test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested WestLake SW658 at size 215/60 R17 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +3.1m braking distance.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
7th place in Wet handling. -2.9km/h handling speed.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
7th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.56m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
6th place in Straight aqua. -7.8km/h float speed.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
9-10th place in Lateral aqua. -1.09m/s max lateral acceleration.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Dry braking. +1.7m braking distance.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
Last place in Dry handling. -2.9km/h average handling speed.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
8th place in Snow braking. +1.3m braking distance.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
5th place in Snow handling. -1.3km/h average handling speed.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
5-6th place in Snow slalom. -0.24m/s2 average lateral acceleration.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
9th place in Snow traction. -973Newton average pulling force.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
Last place in Rolling resistance. +2.3kg/t rolling resistance.
WestLake SW658 test, review, ratings
1-4th place in Noise. -1dB external noise.

Overall WestLake SW658 Review

According to the test results Westlake took 8th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average results on the wet.
  • Average straight and low lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance but the lowest handling.
  • Good snow braking and handling, low traction.
  • The highest rolling resistance.

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