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Kleber KRISALP HP3

Kleber KRISALP HP3

/85% · winter · · : Upper-middle

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Pros and cons

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

The Kleber Krisalp HP3 tyre demonstrates a complex set of qualities across different tests and conditions. One of its standout features is its performance on snow and ice. Across various platforms and tyre dimensions, this tyre consistently delivers good traction, handling, and braking capabilities in wintry conditions. Many reviews highlight its ability to handle snowy and icy roads confidently, reflecting its design focus on winter safety.


However, the Krisalp HP3 shows varying performance on wet and dry surfaces. Despite having good aquaplaning resistance and low noise levels, which are advantageous attributes during rainy conditions, it tends to struggle with wet and dry braking distances. Handling on both types of surfaces is another area where the tyre does not excel, with a tendency towards understeer being noted. This could potentially affect the driver's ability to control the vehicle precisely in tricky situations, such as during dynamic avoidance maneuvers or while navigating curves.


Fuel efficiency is another positive aspect of the Krisalp HP3, mentioned across tests. This not only benefits the environment by reducing emissions but also offers drivers the advantage of lower operating costs over the tyre's lifespan. Durability and wear, while not extensively discussed, appear sufficient enough to complement its economic value proposition.


In summary, the Kleber Krisalp HP3 is a tyre characterized by its excellent winter capabilities, showcasing substantial safety margins on snow and ice. However, its performance on wet and dry roads, specifically regarding braking distances and handling precision, leaves room for improvement. Its strengths in fuel efficiency and potentially in longevity and noise levels make it a consideration for drivers prioritizing winter driving safety and operational savings over year-round performance versatility.

Sizes

Kleber KRISALP HP3 is made in 107 sizes, starting from 155/65 R14 up to 195/55 R20.
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Kleber KRISALP HP3 is ranked #85 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 107 sizes, 155/65 R14 being the smallest and 195/55 R20 the largest. Kleber is a brand from France and belongs to the Michelin group. This tyre was featured in tests 23 times, first test was carried in 2017. This model received the best possible rating in 5 tests. Noise is a strong quality of Kleber KRISALP HP3 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 100% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to G-FORCE WINTER 2, which is a tyre from BFGoodrich (USA) and has a rating of 89%, compared to 85% of the Kleber in question. There was a braking test that featured both BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2 and Kleber KRISALP HP3 held by autobild in 2023. It was tested on a VW T-Roc with 205/60 R16 tyres. On the wet, the Kleber stopped from 80km/h in 35,1m, whereas the competing BFGoodrich took longer to stop - 35,2m. The results repeat once again on the snow, where the Kleber stopped earlier at the 29,3m mark, compared to 29,3m of the BFGoodrich.

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Timeline

2017

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2018

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 4x (Autobild,...)

2019

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2020

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2021

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2022

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 4x (Autobild,...)

2023

Kleber KRISALP HP3 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

Achievements

Best
Snow traction
Adac 2023
Adac 2022
Autobild 2022
TyreReviews.com 2022
Best
Exterior noise
Adac 2023
Autobild 2023
Adac 2020
Autobild 2020
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Adac 2023
Autobild 2023
Autobild 2022
TyreReviews.com 2022
Best
Snow handling
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2019
Best
Interior noise
Adac 2021
Adac 2018
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2023
Best
Dry braking
Adac 2023
Best
Wet braking
Adac 2023
Best
Wet circle cornering
Adac 2019

Kleber KRISALP HP3 in tyre tests

The Kleber KRISALP HP3 is a highly-rated upper-middle segment winter tyre that has consistently performed well in various tests. In the 2022 Autobild Winter tyre test for 215/55 R17, it ranked 11th out of 19 tyres and managed to achieve the best results in aquaplaning, snow braking, snow handling, and snow traction. The tyre also shows impressive performance in the ADAC Winter tyre test for 2022, 2021, and 2020, as well as the Autobild Winter tyre test for 2019 and 2020.

Notably, the Kleber KRISALP HP3 took top positions in important categories in several tests, such as interior noise, exterior noise, snow cornering, ice lateral guidance, and dry driving behavior. Despite not always being first in the overall ranking, the tyre constantly demonstrated strong performance in essential aspects, proving its reliability during the winter season.

This winter tyre offers a great balance of safety, comfort, and performance, making it an excellent choice for drivers looking for a reliable and high-performing tyre during the colder months.

All tyre tests where Kleber KRISALP HP3 was featured:
ADAC Winter tyre test 2023 205/60 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #10 of 16
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test22.1
Kleber KRISALP HP32.43
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Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test31,429,2
Kleber KRISALP HP335,129,3
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #11 of 20
The Kleber KRISALP HP3 emerged as a strong contender in a field of 20 competitors, showcasing exceptional performance in winter conditions. It distinguished itself with top-notch achievements on snow and ice and demonstrated good resilience against aquaplaning, while also being recognized for its notably quiet noise levels during operation. Despite these strengths, it showed a tendency to understeer on both wet and dry surfaces. Among the tested disciplines, the tyre was unrivaled in aquaplaning in a longitudinal direction, exterior noise levels, snow braking, and snow circle cornering, marking its supremacy in these areas without facing defeat in any test category.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Kleber KRISALP HP32-2-1- 2-
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Tyre Reviews Winter tyre test 2022 225/45 R17

Ranked #8 of 9
Name
Kleber KRISALP HP3
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
good
Ranked #11 of 19
Finishing in 8th place out of 19 competitors, the Kleber KRISALP HP3 showcased its strengths and weaknesses in a recent evaluation. The tire displayed convincing qualities on ice and snow, ensuring a good level of safety against aquaplaning, all while being positioned at a favorable price point. However, it was not without its drawbacks, as it exhibited extended braking distances on wet surfaces and understeering characteristics during both wet and dry handling conditions. Despite these issues, the KRISALP HP3 stood out in specific disciplines, notably excelling in aquaplaning-longitudinal resistance, snow braking, snow handling, and snow traction.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
Kleber KRISALP HP32-2-1-2-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #16 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
Kleber KRISALP HP337,325,5
ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 215/60 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #7 of 17
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Kleber KRISALP HP32,82,91,82,21,82,82,5
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Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Kleber KRISALP HP335,628,4
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #4 of 18
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,52,12,71,5
Kleber KRISALP HP32,72,41,72,22,82,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+11-1
Kleber KRISALP HP32-22+3+2
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2020 235/55 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #8 of 13
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,51,91,82,32,60,81,8
Kleber KRISALP HP32,43,02,02,42,92,52,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-2+1-
Kleber KRISALP HP3222+ 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test30,324,3
Kleber KRISALP HP334,424,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2019 225/45 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #15 of 20
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Kleber KRISALP HP32+ 3+1- 2-
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2019 185/65 R15
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,82,11,92,22,61,51,6
Kleber KRISALP HP32,32,1 2,52,52,6 2,02,2
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Source: www.oeamtc.at
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Kleber KRISALP HP332,224
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2018 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #4 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,12,01,82,33,01,01,7
Kleber KRISALP HP32,62,41,92,3 3,12,02,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Kleber KRISALP HP322-1
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+11
Kleber KRISALP HP3221 2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,327
Kleber KRISALP HP335,927,1
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,81,71,72,13,01,51,7
Kleber KRISALP HP32,52,32,12,53,32,02,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Kleber KRISALP HP322-1- 2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,225,9
Kleber KRISALP HP335,726,7
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (5x)85% (10x)
ExemplaryHighly recommendedGoodSatisfactory
4x1x3x7x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R17R18
95% (3x)88.8% (4x)85% (5x)95% (3x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
100% (1x)92.5% (2x)90% (3x)85% (2x)85% (4x)85% (1x)100% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Does this tyre have SUV variant?

    For specialized SUV tyre, check Kleber KRISALP HP3 SUV.