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Dunlop Winter Sport 5

Dunlop Winter Sport 5

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Pros and cons

  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Great handling on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
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Competitors

The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tires have been evaluated across various tests, showcasing a consistent performance that speaks to their quality and reliability in winter conditions. A primary strength noted across multiple reviews is their exceptional performance on snowy surfaces. These tires not only provide good traction but also offer precise and stable handling, affirming their prowess as a reliable option for winter driving. Their well-rounded attributes extend to both dry and wet conditions, ensuring a secure driving experience by offering precise and safe handling characteristics when navigating through critical driving maneuvers or adverse weather elements.


An impressive aspect of the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 is their economic and environmental benefits; they are praised for their low rolling resistance, which translates to reduced fuel consumption and lower carbon emissions. Additionally, their design contributes to a high predicted mileage, promoting longevity and reducing the need for frequent replacements. This durability is a testament to their design and construction, emphasizing Dunlop's commitment to providing value through wear efficiency.


While the tires excel in many areas, some tests have pointed out slight weaknesses. On wet surfaces, although still performing competently, the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 occasionally fell short of the highest marks compared to their supreme snow and dry condition performances. This variance suggests a minor trade-off in absolute performance across all conditions, but not significantly enough to detract from their overall capability and safety profile. Also, an increased noise level was noted, which might be a consideration for drivers prioritizing a quieter ride.


Moreover, the tires have been recognized for their balanced performance on both snowy and wet pavements, with good reserves in handling aquaplaning, highlighting their reliable all-around winter performance. However, it's worth noting that in certain dimensions, slight variations in performance were observed, such as marginally extended braking distances on dry roads and slight weaknesses on wet surfaces, albeit without compromising safety.


The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 embodies a combination of high performance in traditional winter conditions, environmental consciousness, and economic efficiency, making it an excellent choice for drivers seeking a well-rounded winter tire. Despite minor criticisms, such as a somewhat increased price level and noise, its strengths in safety, performance, and durability position it as a particularly recommendable tire for winter use.

Sizes

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 is made in 119 sizes, starting from 195/55 R15 up to 295/35 R21.
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Dunlop Winter Sport 5 is ranked #83 of 947 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2023, Autobild 2023, and other organizations. It is made in total of 119 sizes, 195/55 R15 being the smallest and 295/35 R21 the largest. Dunlop is a brand from USA and belongs to the GoodYear group. This tyre was featured in tests 42 times, first test was carried in 2015. Dunlop Winter Sport 5 replaced an older model - Dunlop SP WINTER SPORT 3D. This model received the best possible rating in 10 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 86% of Dunlop Winter Sport 5 has "B" wet grip rating and most (82%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Dunlop Winter Sport 5 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 21% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to ALPIN 5, which is a tyre from Michelin (France) and has a rating of 50%, compared to 83% of the Dunlop in question. There was a braking test that featured both Michelin ALPIN 5 and Dunlop Winter Sport 5 held by autobild in 2018. On the wet, the Dunlop stopped from 80km/h in 34,8m, whereas the competing Michelin took longer to stop - 37,1m. The results repeat once again on the snow, where the Dunlop stopped earlier at the 28,1m mark, compared to 28,4m of the Michelin.

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Timeline

2015

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 4x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 215/65 R16 test.

2016

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 9x (Autoklub ČR,...) and won the ADAC 225/45 R17 test.

2017

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 6x (ADAC,...) and won the ADAC 215/65 R16 test.

2018

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 4x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 195/65 R15 test.

2019

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2020

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 6x (ADAC,...)

2021

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 4x (Autobild,...) and won the ADAC 225/50 R17 test.

2022

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2023

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was tested 4x (ADAC,...) and won the ADAC 205/60 R16 test.

Achievements

Best
Snow traction
Adac 2023
Adac 2023
Adac 2022
Autobild 2022
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2023
Adac 2023
Autobild 2020
Adac 2018
Best
Wet braking
Adac 2023
Adac 2023
Autobild 2018
Adac 2017
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Adac 2023
Adac 2023
Autobild 2017
Best
Dry braking
Adac 2023
Adac 2023
Autobild 2017
Best
Comfort
Autobild 2021
Autobild 2020
Autobild 2019
Best
Wet handling
Adac 2022
Autobild 2021
Autobild 2020
Best
Exterior noise
Adac 2023
Autobild 2017
Best
Snow handling
Autobild 2020
Autobild 2020
Best
Wet circle cornering
Autobild 2021
Autobild 2018

Dunlop Winter Sport 5 in tyre tests

The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tyre has demonstrated excellent performance in various winter tyre tests, receiving an overall rating of 89%, making it a top-choice for premium segment tyres. In the Autobild Winter tyre test 2022, the tyre ranked 4th out of 19 tested tyres and achieved impressive results for snow traction. In the 2022 ADAC Winter tyre test, the tyre ranked 2nd out of 17 and showed excellent performance in ice braking, snow braking, snow traction, and wet handling.

The tyre has continued to perform consistently over the years and across multiple test dimensions. In the 2021 Autobild Winter tyre test, the tyre ranked 5th out of 12 and delivered exceptional comfort levels. Additionally, the tyre demonstrated best-in-test performance in snow braking, wet circle cornering, and wet handling in various tyre tests.

With several top-ranking positions and best-in-test values for various features, the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 tyre proves to be a reliable and high-performing option for drivers seeking a premium winter tyre.

All tyre tests where Dunlop Winter Sport 5 was featured:
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test31,429,2
Dunlop Winter Sport 536,130,7
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Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test22.1
Dunlop Winter Sport 52.32.1
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Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,82,0
Dunlop Winter Sport 51,8 2,6
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
good
Ranked #7 of 20
In a comprehensive evaluation comprising 20 contenders, the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 distinguished itself with a commendable performance, securing a notable position. This tyre was lauded for its balanced capabilities on both snow-covered and wet roads, alongside its impressive aquaplaning reserves and high mileage durability. However, it was noted for having slightly longer braking distances on dry surfaces. A significant strength highlighted was its unparalleled comfort, indicating that Dunlop has prioritized not just safety but also the driving experience in winter conditions. Despite the competitive field, no aspects were identified where the tyre lagged behind its competitors, underscoring its well-rounded performance in challenging winter environments.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Dunlop Winter Sport 522-22+
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Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Dunlop Winter Sport 52,22,41,62,01,73,12,0
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
exemplary
Ranked #4 of 19
The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 emerged as a strong contender in a field of 19 tires, securing its reputation as a winter specialist. It was particularly praised for its stable driving characteristics on both wet and dry surfaces, exceptional traction, and precise handling on snow, coupled with a commendable mileage. The tire also stood out for being the absolute best in the snow traction discipline, a testament to its superior performance in winter conditions. Despite its many strengths, the tire's higher price point was noted as a drawback. However, its overall performance and capabilities in challenging winter scenarios underscore its value, positioning it as a reliable choice for drivers seeking safety and efficiency during the colder months.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
Dunlop Winter Sport 522-2+ 2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #8 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
Dunlop Winter Sport 535,326,5
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+11-1
Dunlop Winter Sport 52+ 2-2+23+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Dunlop Winter Sport 52-21-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,52,12,71,5
Dunlop Winter Sport 52,52,41,5 2,53,42,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Dunlop Winter Sport 533,627,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Dunlop Winter Sport 52+ 21
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-2+1-
Dunlop Winter Sport 5222+ 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,32,01,82,12,51,01,8
Dunlop Winter Sport 52,32,52,02,33,01,51,8
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test30,324,3
Dunlop Winter Sport 535,225
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test101,6299,9299,9100101,1100,7
Dunlop Winter Sport 597,4297,2280,392,688100
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test101,1103,4102,8100
Dunlop Winter Sport 597,396,998,596,6
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Source: www.autoklubcr.cz
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Dunlop Winter Sport 532,924,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2019 225/45 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #16 of 20
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Dunlop Winter Sport 523+1- 2-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+11
Dunlop Winter Sport 52 22 1-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,327
Dunlop Winter Sport 534,828,1
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,12,01,82,33,01,01,7
Dunlop Winter Sport 52,32,31,8 2,53,32,02,1
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Dunlop Winter Sport 5221
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-2+2+
Dunlop Winter Sport 52+2-2+
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Source:
Name Points total
Best values in test100
Dunlop Winter Sport 599,3
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name WetDrySnowEnviromental impact
Best values in test9,69,29,910
Dunlop Winter Sport 58,98,58,97,3
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Dunlop Winter Sport 52+ 222-
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,12,01,92,33,10,51,4
Dunlop Winter Sport 52,1 2,32,52,53,52,01,7
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,225,9
Dunlop Winter Sport 533,627,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,32,11,72,02,81,51,5
Dunlop Winter Sport 52,42,41,92,22,8 2,01,6
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-22+1
Dunlop Winter Sport 52+2- 1-2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test100100100100100
Dunlop Winter Sport 598,798,798,1100 99
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,225
Dunlop Winter Sport 536,125,5
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name
Dunlop Winter Sport 5
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
GTÜ Winter tyre test 2016 205/55 R16
highly recommended
Ranked #6 of 13
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test4121421271432510
Dunlop Winter Sport 5367112119136228
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Source: www.gtue.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test221-
Dunlop Winter Sport 52- 2- 1-
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Source: www.reifentrends.de
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test10096,999,899100100
Dunlop Winter Sport 597,79399,8 93,497,697,9
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test101100103,3100,3
Dunlop Winter Sport 599,898,1101,699,8
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Source: www.autoforum.cz
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Dunlop Winter Sport 51- 2 1-
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Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Dunlop Winter Sport 51- 2 1-
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Automotorsport Winter tyre test 2015 225/50 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #3 of 10
Name Points totalWetDrySnowEnviromental impact
Best values in test9,29,49,29,39,4
Dunlop Winter Sport 59,09,29,09,28,4
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GTÜ Winter tyre test 2015 225/50 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #3 of 8
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test205647046188
Dunlop Winter Sport 5197626844173
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Test ratings distribution

100% (10x)85% (19x)
ExemplaryVery goodHighly recommendedSatisfactoryRecommendedGood
6x1x3x1x2x16x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R17R18
100% (1x)89.5% (10x)91.7% (9x)88.3% (9x)

Ratings x Width

195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
100% (1x)89.3% (7x)92.5% (4x)89.6% (13x)85% (1x)90% (3x)

FAQ

  1. Does this tyre have SUV variant?

    For specialized SUV tyre, check Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV.

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