Nokian WR G2 review, test and rating. Compare all tyre tests ratings and reviews on Nokian WR G2
Nokian WR G2
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WR G2
  • Safety : 3 / 5
  • Comfort : 4 / 5
  • Economy : 3 / 5
  • Snow : 3 / 5
  • Ice : 5 / 5
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Nokian WR G2 review, test and rating

Nokian WR G2 review, test and rating. rezulteo collects tyre information from sources all over Europe, and offers comprehensive and pertinent information to help you make the best choices when it comes to your tyres. See our methodology for our tyre rating system. See the test methodology for tyres

Nokian WR G2 performance

3 / 5

Safety

Dry braking 7.7 /10
Wet braking 6 /10
Wet grip 7.9 /10
Aquaplaning 5.8 /10
4 / 5

Comfort

Dry handling 9.6 /10
Irregularity absorption 7.4 /10
Road noise 6.4 /10
3 / 5

Economy

Wear life 7.1 /10
Fuel savings 5.2 /10
3 / 5

Snow

Snow braking 6.9 /10
Accelerates on snow 6.5 /10
5 / 5

Ice

Braking on ice 7.8 /10
Acceleration on ice 8.9 /10

They have tested Nokian WR G2

Source details Date Issue
Germany ADAC 10-2010  
United Kingdom AUTOEXPRESS 2010 1138
Sweden TEKNIKENS VARLD 2010 22
Germany AUTO MOTOR UND SPORT 2010 21
Germany AUTO ZEITUNG 2010 20
Germany SPORT AUTO 11-2009  
Germany ADAC 10-2009  
Germany AUTO BILD 2009 39
Source details Date Issue
Germany AUTO MOTOR UND SPORT 2009 21
Germany AUTO ZEITUNG 2009 20
Germany ADAC 11-2008  
Germany AUTO BILD 2008 39
Germany AUTO MOTOR UND SPORT 2008 21
Germany AUTO BILD SPORTSCARS 2008 11
Germany AUTO BILD ALLRAD 2008 11
Germany AUTO MOTOR UND SPORT 2007 21

Methodology for performance measurements

The sources

Sources refer to a market player who carries out independent tyre comparison tests, based on a stable methodology and broad performance criteria, to provide objective results for a range of similar tyres according to the type of use.

Only the sources that respect the criteria are included in the base. These criteria are also applied for every test source.

The sources used to establish the performances for a tyre are:

  • Data from published tests from specialized media.
  • Data from Regulation (EC) 1222/2009 "on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other essential parameters". Or the most widely observed label values (MOBS) in the absence of official values*.
  • Data published by independent test institutes.

Detailed list of the sources (not including Regulation (EC) 1222/2009) used to rate each product accompanies the display.

The structure of the ratings

The final rating is divided into 9 elementary performances, and an additional 4 elementary performances for winter tyres.

The elementary performances are grouped into 5 performance categories; 3 for summer tyres, and 2 for winter tyres.

Every elementary performance is integrated into its group with a different weighting according to its importance.

The performance groups and the elementary performances are as follows:

General performances Winter performances

Economy

  • Wear life
  • Fuel savings

Snow

  • Snow braking
  • Acceleration on snow

Comfort

  • Irregularity absorbation
  • Dry handling
  • Road noise

Ice

  • Ice braking
  • Acceleration on ice

Safety

  • Dry braking
  • Wet braking
  • Wet grip
  • Aquaplaning

The methodology for the calculation

Every elementary performance is rated accordingly to the following princip:

  • A score of 10 is given to a tyre which achieves the best result for a given test.
  • The score given to other tyres decreases in proportion to the standard deviation of the selected discriminating factor.
  • All results that are 9 times higher than this standard deviation obtain the score of 1.

If the source uses his own rating (when it is not on a base of 10), a linear transcoding is performed

The final score for the basic performance is the arithmetic average of the scores obtained for each test.

Note: Tests conducted by car magazines or specialised bodies generally cover the most common tyre dimensions available on the market. Even if performances vary slightly depending on dimensions, we have chosen to apply the rating to all dimensions for a tyre model.

The star rating system

The stars gives a graphic overview of the value for a performance group. They are given according to the following scale:

0 to 4 = 0 stars, 4 to 5 = 1 star, 5 to 6 = 2 stars, 6 to 7 = 3 stars, 7 to 8 = 4 stars, 8 and + = 5 stars

*MOBS: Data taken from publicly available labelling data, from Internet sites. Click here for more information

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