Yokohama W drive V905

Yokohama W drive V905 photo, test, review

The Yokohama W.Drive V905 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2017 Auto Bild Yokohama W drive V905 test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Yokohama W.drive V905 at size 225/50 R17 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Yokohama W drive V905 review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.9 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Yokohama W drive V905 review
11th place in Dry handling. Yokohama was 1.9km/h slower, than the best winter tyre.
test Yokohama W drive V905 review
9th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.5 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Yokohama W drive V905 review
10th place in Wet handling. Yokohama was 2.3km/h slower, than the best winter tyre.
test Yokohama W drive V905 review
Last place and the worst result in Straight aqua. The float speed was 8.7km/h lower, than the leader.
test Yokohama W drive V905 review
14th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 2.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Yokohama W.drive V905 review
16th place in Snow handling. Yokohama was 2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Yokohama W.drive V905 review
17th place in Wear resistance.
test Yokohama W.drive V905 review
18th place in Rolling resistance.
test Yokohama W.drive V905 review
18th place in Noise level.

Overall Yokohama W drive V905 review

According to the test results Yokohama took 15th place and got an expert score “average”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry braking distance and handling speed.
  • Good wet performance.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average on the snow.
  • Low wear and rolling resistance.
  • High noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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