All-Season Tyre Test 2020: verdict and results by category

Tables show which all-season tyres performed well where, and how they compare

With the popularity of SUVs, where sharp handling isn’t a priority, and our more extreme weather, there’s no ignoring the new-found importance of all-season tyres. 

Your choice will depend on the weather you deal with and your vehicle. For Vredestein, its Quatrac Pro is aimed at faster cars and it struggled in our snow and wet tests. US maker Cooper edged ahead thanks to a win in the cabin noise assessment and a good dry result. Michelin will rue the loss of our dry handling tests, although it didn’t deliver the wet performance we’ve seen in the past, either. 

Goodyear and Hankook were closely matched, with the former better in snow, the latter best in the dry. However, it’s the Continental that has the best mix of grip in poor conditions, plus fuel economy.

Continental has created a strong performer in the AllSeasonContact, with good results in the wet, even better scores in the snow, and low resistance helping your fuel bills.

Results by category

Dry braking  
PositionTyrescore
1stMichelin100%
2ndCooper98.40%
3rdHankook98.30%
4thContinental92.20%
5thVredestein91.90%
6thGoodyear

91.20%

Rolling resistance  
PositionTyrescore
1stContinental100%
2ndGoodyear95.00%
3rdMichelin90.60%
4thCooper88.40%
5thHankook87.20%
6thVredestein

81.70%

Snow braking  
PositionTyrescore
1stContinental100%
2ndGoodyear96.60%
3rdCooper96.40%
4thMichelin93.60%
5thHankook92.00%
6thVredestein88.30%
Snow traction  
PositionTyrescore
1stMichelin100%
2ndGoodyear98.60%
3rdContinental98.50%
4thHankook95.80%
5thCooper91.90%
6thVredestein91.60%
Snow handling  
PositionTyrescore
1stContinental100%
2ndMichelin97.00%
3rdCooper96.80%
4thHankook96.60%
5thGoodyear96.50%
6thVredestein

94.90%

Straight aquaplaning  
PositionTyrescore
1stHankook100%
2ndGoodyear99.20%
3rdCooper95.60%
4thContinental94.50%
5thMichelin92.40%
6thVredestein92.30%
Curved aquaplaning  
PositionTyrescore
1stHankook100%
2ndCooper95.30%
3rdGoodyear88.20%
4thContinental77.60%
5thVredestein75.80%
6thMichelin64.90%
Wet braking  
PositionTyrescore
1stHankook100%
2ndGoodyear99.30%
3rdContinental98.90%
4thMichelin98.80%
5thVredestein97.60%
6thCooper92.70%
Wet handling  
PositionTyrescore
1stContinental100%
2ndGoodyear99.90%
3rdHankook99.60%
4thMichelin98.60%
5thVredestein98.50%
6thCooper93.70%
Wet circle  
PositionTyrescore
1stVredestein100%
2ndGoodyear99.90%
3rdContinental99.30%
4thMichelin98.60%
5thHankook98.50%
6thCooper

95.10%

Cabin noise  
PositionTyrescore
1stCooper100%
2ndGoodyear99.90%
3rdVredestein99.70%
4thContinental99.00%
5thMichelin98.10%
6thHankook98.00%

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