Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus

Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus photo, test, review

The Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ is a Premium Touring studless winter tire with asymmetrical tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Yokohama IG60.

2016 Test World Yokohama ice Guard IG50 Plus

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organisation Test World have tested the Yokohama IG50 + at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 10 similar studless budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. In addition, experts included into the test 10 studded and one “European type” tyre for comparison of results.

test Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus review
18-19th place in Wet braking (7-8th among studless tires). The braking distance was 10.4 meters longer, than the best similar tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus review
21th place in Wet handling (10th among similar). Yokohama was 2.9 seconds slower, than the best studless tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus review
8-9th place in Dry braking (6th among studless). Same result with the Michelin XIN3. The braking distance was 2.1 meters longer, than the best similar tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus review
18th place in Ice handling (8th among studless tires). The braking distance was 8.2 meters longer, than the best similar tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50 Plus review
18-19th place in Ice handling (8-9th place among similar). Yokohama was 5.2 seconds slower, than the best studless tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ review
18th place in Ice traction (8th among similar). Acceleration time was 1.3 seconds longer, than the best studless tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ review
17th place in Snow braking (8th among similar). The braking distance was 1 meter longer, than the best studless.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ review
19th place in Snow handling (9th among studless). Yokohama was 2.8 seconds slower, than the best similar tire.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ review
13-18th place in Snow traction (6-11th among studless). Acceleration time was 0.7 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ review
10-11th place in Noise level test.
test Yokohama iceGuard IG50+ review
2-5th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Yokohama iceGuard IG50 plus review

According to the test results Yokohama shared 9th place with Chinese Landsail among studless tires.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively poor wet performance.
  • Short dry braking distance.
  • Poor ice performance: long braking distance, low handling speed and traction.
  • Good on the snow.
  • Low rolling resistance and noise level.

Similar tires from the test:

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