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Nokian WR Snowproof

Nokian WR Snowproof

/57% · winter · · : Upper-middle

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Pros and cons

  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Great handling on snow
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Sizes

Nokian WR Snowproof is made in 58 sizes, starting from 165/65 R14 up to 215/45 R20.
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Nokian WR Snowproof is ranked #57 of 947 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by ADAC 2023, Autoklub ČR 2022, and other organizations. Nokian WR Snowproof belongs to the Upper-middle segment and is made by a manufacturer from Finland. However, this particular model is made in Finland/Russian Federation. It is made in total of 58 sizes, 165/65 R14 being the smallest and 215/45 R20 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 14 times, first test was carried in 2019. Nokian WR Snowproof got replaced by a newer model - Nokian Snowproof 2. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 86% of Nokian WR Snowproof has "B" wet grip rating and most (77%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Nokian WR Snowproof - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 62% of them produce 69db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to EuroWinter HS01, which is a tyre from Falken (Japan) and has a rating of 66%, compared to 57% of the Nokian in question. There was a braking test that featured both Falken EuroWinter HS01 and Nokian WR Snowproof held by autobild in 2021. It was tested on a Skoda Karoq with 215/60 R16 tyres. On the wet, the Falken stopped from 80km/h earlier than the Nokian - 36,2m, whereas the Nokian took 36,5m to come to a full stop. On the snow, we can see that Nokian stopped earlier at the 29,2m mark, compared to 29,5m of the Falken.

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Timeline

2019

Nokian WR Snowproof was launched

2019

Nokian WR Snowproof was tested 3x (Automotorsport,...)

2020

Nokian WR Snowproof was tested 5x (Autoexpress,...)

2021

Nokian WR Snowproof was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2022

Nokian WR Snowproof was tested 2x (ADAC,...)

2023

Nokian WR Snowproof was tested 1x (ADAC)

2023

Nokian WR Snowproof got replaced by Nokian Snowproof 2

Achievements

Best
Dry braking
Adac 2023
Autoklubcr 2021
Adac 2020
Automotorsport 2020
Best
Comfort
Autoklubcr 2022
Autoklubcr 2021
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2023
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Adac 2023
Best
Dry handling
Autobild 2021
Best
Exterior noise
Automotorsport 2019
Best
Snow traction
Adac 2023
Best
Wet braking
Adac 2023

Nokian WR Snowproof in tyre tests

The Nokian WR Snowproof is a middle segment winter tyre that has been tested by some of Europe's most respected tyre testing organizations. From 2019 to 2022, 13 different tests were conducted on the tyre in a range of dimensions and winter conditions. The tyre received an impressive overall rating of 79%, indicating that it is a very good choice for drivers seeking a mid-range winter tyre. The Nokian WR Snowproof performed best in the 2021 ADAC Winter tyre test for the 195/65 R15 dimension, specifically in the discipline of ice lateral guidance. The tyre's best results were also seen in dry handling and rolling resistance in the 2021 Autobild Winter tyre test for the 205/55 R16 dimension, and in dry braking for the 2020 ADAC Winter tyre test for the 235/55 R17 dimension. While the Nokian WR Snowproof did not win any of the tests outright, it did receive a "Recommended" rating in the 2020 ACE Winter tyre test for the 225/50 R17 dimension and a "Good" rating in the 2019 Autobild Winter tyre test for the 225/45 R17 dimension. Overall, these results suggest that the Nokian WR Snowproof is a reliable and capable winter tyre for drivers in middle segment dimensions.

All tyre tests where Nokian WR Snowproof was featured:
ADAC Winter tyre test 2023 225/45 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #11 of 16
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,82,0
Nokian WR Snowproof2,43,2
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ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 215/60 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #13 of 17
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Nokian WR Snowproof3,22,72,42,32,02,7 2,0
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Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test103,6108,3100,2102,1
Nokian WR Snowproof100100100100
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Source: www.autoklub.cz
Autobild Winter tyre test 2021 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #18 of 20
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+11-1
Nokian WR Snowproof322-1- 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Nokian WR Snowproof36,529,2
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 195/65 R15
satisfactory
Ranked #13 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,92,02,62,0
Nokian WR Snowproof3,32,52,32,22,92,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test9,58,79,9109
Nokian WR Snowproof6,48,16,310 7
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ACE Winter tyre test 2020 225/50 R17
recommended
Ranked #7 of 9
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test200674860189
Nokian WR Snowproof17956454718 7
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Source: images.ace.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2020 235/55 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #6 of 13
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,51,91,82,32,60,81,8
Nokian WR Snowproof2,92,52,52,72,72,02,1
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test101,6299,9299,9100101,1100,7
Nokian WR Snowproof97,2290,8278,996,410097,6
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test101,1103,4102,8100
Nokian WR Snowproof95,6390,3100,596,1
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Source: www.autoklubcr.cz
Name Points total
Best values in test8,9
Nokian WR Snowproof6,2
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Nokian WR Snowproof32,224,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Nokian WR Snowproof2-2-2+2-
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (9x)
SatisfactoryRecommendedGood
6x1x2x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R17
85% (1x)85% (2x)85% (6x)

Ratings x Width

195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx
85% (1x)85% (1x)85% (2x)85% (4x)85% (1x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Nokian WR Snowproof made?

    Nokian WR Snowproof is made in Finland/Russian Federation.

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