Yokohama iceGUARD iG65

Yokohama iceGUARD iG65 photo, test, review

The Yokohama ice GUARD iG65 is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2018 Vi Bilägare Yokohama ice GUARD iG65 test

In 2018 experts of the Swedish publication Vi Bilagare have tested the Yokohama iG65 iceGUARD at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with six similar studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one studless winter tyre for comparison of results.

test Yokohama iceGUARD iG65 review
6th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.17 meters longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama iceGUARD iG65 review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 1.38 meters longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama iceGUARD iG65 review
3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.02 meters longer, than the best studded tyre.
test Yokohama iceGUARD iG65 review
3rd place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.24 seconds slower, than the best studded tyre.
test Yokohama iG65 iceGUARD review
3rd place in Snow handling. Yokohama was 3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Yokohama iG65 iceGUARD review
6th place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 1.64 meters longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama ice GUARD iG65 review
6th place in Ice handling. Yokohama was 8 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Yokohama ice GUARD iG65 review
4th place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 0.33 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama ice GUARD iG65 review
2-3th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Yokohama iceGUARD iG65 review

According to the test results Yokohama took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long dry braking distance.
  • Good wet braking distance.
  • Good snow braking, handling and traction.
  • Relatively low ice performance.
  • Good rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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