Yokohama iceGUARD iG53

Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 is a Premium Touring Studless Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2019 Test World Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 Test

In 2019 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested Yokohama IG53 at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 8 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. Also they included into the test Michelin Crossclimate+ as All-Season tire to compare results.

Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
8th place in Wet braking. +6.9m braking distance.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
Last place in Wet handling. +2sec lap time.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
Last place in Subj. Wet handling. Subjective score – 6 points.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
Last place in Dry braking. +2.2m braking distance.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
Last place in Subj. Dry handling. Subjective score – 6 points.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Ice braking. +1.4m braking distance.
Yokohama iG53 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Ice handling. +2.3sec lap time.
Yokohama ice GUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
2-4th place in Subj. Ice handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Yokohama ice GUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Ice traction. +0.4sec acceleration time.
Yokohama iG53 test, review, ratings
8th place in Snow braking. +3m braking distance.
Yokohama iG53 test, review, ratings
8-9th place in Snow handling. +2.5sec lap time.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
5-8th place in Subj. Snow handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
3-7th place in Snow traction. +0.3sec acceleration time.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
2-5th place in Directional stability. Subjective score – 8 points.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
1-6th place in Subj. Noise. Subjective score – 10 points.
Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 test, review, ratings
5th place in Rolling resistance. +1.4% fuel consumption.

Overall Yokohama iceGUARD iG53 Review

According to the test results Yokohama took 7th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and the lowest handling.
  • The worst dry performance.
  • Short ice braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • Long snow braking distance and average handling.
  • Low noise.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (10 votes, average: 3.70 out of 5)
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