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Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7

/63% · winter · · : Lowcost

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Pros and cons

  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Comfortable ride
  • Short braking distance on snow
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Sizes

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 is made in 90 sizes, starting from 195/65 R15 up to 275/40 R20.
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Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 is ranked #63 of 943 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2023, Autoklub ČR 2022, and other organizations. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 belongs to the Lowcost segment and is made by a manufacturer from South Korea. It is made in total of 90 sizes, 195/65 R15 being the smallest and 275/40 R20 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 13 times, first test was carried in 2017. Noise is a strong quality of Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 100% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to Wintrac Pro, which is a tyre from Vredestein (Holland) and has a rating of 81%, compared to 63% of the Nexen in question. There was a braking test that featured both Vredestein Wintrac Pro and Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 held by autobild in 2023. It was tested on a BMW 3 with 225/45 R18 tyres. On the wet, the Vredestein stopped from 80km/h earlier than the Nexen - 36,4m, whereas the Nexen took 37,9m to come to a full stop. We can see the same happening on the snow, where the Vredestein stopped earlier than the Nexen. the first stopped at the 30,6m mark, compared to 31,0m of the second.

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Timeline

2017

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2018

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 1x (Sportscars)

2019

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2020

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 1x (Autobild)

2021

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2022

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2023

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was tested 1x (Autobild)

Achievements

Best
Exterior noise
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2021
Autobild 2019
Autobild 2019
Best
Comfort
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2019

Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 in tyre tests

The Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7, a low-cost segment tyre, has undergone testing by some of Europe's most esteemed tyre testing organizations. The tyre has been tested periodically since 2017 and the latest test was conducted in 2022. The tyre's overall rating, based on the accumulated results, is only 69%, which is not a very satisfactory result for a low-cost tyre. Out of the 12 tests, the tyre had the best performance in the disciplines of exterior noise and comfort in three tests, while it was not recommended in one test. The tyre also emerged as the winner in none of the tests. The test results and ratings can offer valuable insights for potential buyers looking for the best options in low-cost tyres.

All tyre tests where Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 was featured:
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test31,429,2
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU737,931,0
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
good
Ranked #14 of 19
In a robust comparison involving 19 competitors, the Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 showed a commendable performance, securing a position that reflects its capabilities among a diverse range of winter tires. Praiseworthy attributes included its excellent traction and short braking distances on snow, alongside stable handling on both wet and dry roads, highlighting its versatility across different winter conditions. However, the tire did exhibit some drawbacks, such as understeer on snow, limited longevity, and a higher rolling resistance, which might concern prospective buyers prioritizing these traits. Despite these challenges, the Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7 stood out in specific disciplines, boasting the best performance in reducing exterior noise and offering superior ride comfort, making it a compelling choice for drivers valuing a quiet and comfortable driving experience.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU72-223+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #15 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU736,326,4
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test103,6108,3100,2102,1
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU798,6100,697,397,8
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Source: www.autoklub.cz
Autobild Winter tyre test 2021 225/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #10 of 12
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU72-22-
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #7 of 18
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,52,12,71,5
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU72,82,82,62,1 2,7 3,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test30,324,3
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU736,525,1
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2019 255/35 R19
not recommended
Ranked #9 of 11
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU73+2 2-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU722-22
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU73324,7
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU73+22
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,225,9
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU73428,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU72-221-
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Source: reifenpresse.de

Test ratings distribution

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Ratings x Wheel size

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Ratings x Width

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