July 20, 2024

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Six tires failed ADAC and TCS winter tire test 2022

Big TCS Winter Tire Test 2022

Six rubbers fall

Acknowledgments or Lectures: Every year, tire manufacturers eagerly await the results of the major winter tire tests conducted by ADAC, TCS and ÖAMTC. This year, six of the 33 winter tires tested failed.


Our roads in the low lying areas are not yet covered with snow.

A good grip in snow, ice and wet conditions is especially important in the upcoming cold season. But which winter tire is best? And what is better to stay away from? As every year, the German ADAC conducted the test together with the Swiss partner association TCS and the Austrian ÖAMTC. In Ivalo, Finland, new winter tires to suit their needs – 16 tires for small cars in size 185/65 R15 such as the VW Polo, and 17 tires for small SUVs à la Skoda Karoq in size 215/60 R16.

Small car winter tires are ambiguous