Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905

Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 photo, test, review

The Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 is a Premium touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2018 Auto Bild Yokohama Winter V905 BluEarth test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Yokohama Blu Earth Winter V905 at size 195/65 R15 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
1st place and the best result in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.7 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
3-4th place in Dry handling. Same result with Vredestein Snowtrac 5. Yokohama was 1.1 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
12-14th place in Wet braking. Same result with Matador MP92 and Debica Frigo HP2. The braking distance was 2.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
12th place in Wet handling. Yokohama was 1.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
12th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 8km/h lower, than the leader.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
19th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 2.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
19th place in Snow handling. Yokohama was 2.4km/h slower, than the leader.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
8th place in Rolling resistance.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
12th place in Noise level.
test Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review
13-14th place in Wear resistance. Same result with Falken HS01.

Overall Yokohama BluEarth Winter V905 review

According to the test results Yokohama took 15th place.

Main conclusions:

  • The best dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Average wet performance.
  • Average straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • One of the longest snow braking distance and low handling speed.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Average noise level and wear resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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