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Vredestein Wintrac

Vredestein Wintrac

/79% · winter · · : Premium

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Pros and cons

  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on snow
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Vredestein Wintrac is made in 37 sizes, starting from 165/60 R15 up to 225/55 R16.
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Vredestein Wintrac is ranked #79 of 943 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autoexpress 2022, ADAC 2022, and other organizations. Vredestein Wintrac belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from Holland. However, this particular model is made in Hungary. It is made in total of 37 sizes, 165/60 R15 being the smallest and 225/55 R16 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 7 times, first test was carried in 2021. Vredestein Wintrac replaced an older model - Vredestein Snowtrac 5. This model received the best possible rating in 2 tests. Noise is a strong quality of Vredestein Wintrac - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 100% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. This tyre has a initial tread depth of 8.15 mm in 195/55 R16. It can be compared to ULTRAC, which is a tyre from Vredestein (Holland) and has a rating of 85%, compared to 79% of the Vredestein in question.

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Vredestein Wintrac was launched and replaced Vredestein Snowtrac 5.


Vredestein Wintrac was tested 4x (AutoMotorSport,...)


Vredestein Wintrac was tested 3x (ADAC,...)


Dry braking
Adac 2022
Autoexpress 2022
Automotorsport 2021
Adac 2021
Wet circle cornering
Autozeitung 2021
Autobild 2021
Wet handling
Autozeitung 2021
Autobild 2021
Dry handling
Autobild 2021
Exterior noise
Autobild 2021
Interior noise
Adac 2021

Vredestein Wintrac in tyre tests

The Vredestein Wintrac premium segment tyre has been tested by some of the most esteemed organizations that test tyres across Europe. These tests range from 2021 to 2022, and the tyre was tested in various dimensions and winter conditions. The Vredestein Wintrac obtained an overall rating of 86%, which is a remarkable achievement for a premium segment tyre. The ADAC Winter tyre test of 2022 for 185/65 R15 saw the Vredestein Wintrac in the sixth position out of 16, and in 2021's ADAC Winter tyre test for 195/65 R15, it ranked fourth. In Autoexpress's Winter tyre test 2022 for 225/45 R19, the Vredestein Wintrac came in fifth out of six. Nonetheless, it excelled in specific areas such as dry braking. In Autobild's Winter tyre test 2021 for 205/55 R16, the Vredestein Wintrac had a notable performance, ranking fourth out of 20 and ninth out of 50 in the braking distance test. Additionally, in AutoMotorSport's Winter tyre test 2021 for 195/55 R16, the Vredestein Wintrac was awarded third place out of 10 and performed exceptionally well in various disciplines such as dry braking, snow braking, and wet handling. The Vredestein Wintrac was the best in dry braking in five out of seven tests, and it also dominated in disciplines such as wet handling, exterior noise, and wet circle cornering.

All tyre tests where Vredestein Wintrac was featured:
ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 215/60 R16
Ranked #10 of 17
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Vredestein Wintrac2,32,92,51,8 1,62,7 3,0
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Autoexpress Winter tyre test 2022 225/45 R19

Ranked #5 of 6
Name Points total
Best values in test100
Vredestein Wintrac98.6
Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 185/65 R15
Ranked #6 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,71,91,81,91,72,51,5
Vredestein Wintrac2,12,42,72,42,42,82,5
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Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test8,79,69,3101010
Vredestein Wintrac8,17,88,58,279
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,92,02,62,0
Vredestein Wintrac2,32,52,22,0 2,82,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+11-1
Vredestein Wintrac2+ 2+ 2-2+3+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Vredestein Wintrac33,530,3
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (2x)85% (3x)
Very goodExemplaryGoodSatisfactory

Ratings x Wheel size

85% (2x)95% (3x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx
85% (1x)92.5% (2x)100% (1x)85% (1x)


  1. Where is Vredestein Wintrac made?

    Vredestein Wintrac is made in Hungary.

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