Mon March 7 01:39 pm 2011 in category Product news

Nokian tyre achieves with „good“ the best judgement in the tyre tests of the leading German automobile association ADAC and of consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest

“Very balanced tyre, good in all safety relevant disciplines, top mark in the wet”

„Very recommendable“ in German car magazine „Auto Zeitung“

Green Nokian V is rated „good“ according to the judgement of German automobile association ADAC. Its “strengths: Very balanced tyre, good in all safety relevant disciplines, top mark in the wet”. Nokian V’s test results are „good“ in the assessments dry, wet, fuel consumption, and wearing. The environmentally friendly Nokian tyre proves its high safety excellently with the “very good” mark 1,3 in the important driving qualities braking in the dry and handling in the wet. Mark 1 is the best mark and 6 the worst mark in the German mark system.

„Nokian V good (2,2)“ is the quality judgement of the consumer protection organisation Stiftung Warentest in its tyre test 2011. The best score of all tested tyres was reached by the Finnish Premium tyre with „good (2,0)“ for „wet road“. Its handling in the wet and its braking in the dry were rated “very good”. The consumer protection magazine „test“ recommends Nokian V as “our advice”.

16 car tyres sized 195/65 R15 for compact and middle-class cars were tested by the experts. The best result in both tests was “good” which corresponds to the former ADAC rating “very recommendable”.

Again „very recommendable“ judges the German car magazine “Auto Zeitung“ about Nokian Z G2. The summary praises: „Especially in combination with Audi A3 Sportback Nokian Z G2 establishes itself as a forgiving summer tyre without any noteworthy weaknesses.”

The testers’ positive impression for the assessment wet is expressed in this way: „The Nokian forgives driving mistakes and beyond all borders still takes an effort to keep grip. Furthermore it shows a neutral resonant steering behaviour“. „Auto Zeitung“ says that “the tyre shows no real weaknesses in the dry.”

Nokian V is rated „recommendable“ in European Automobile Association ACE/GTÜ test 2011. The experts’ conclusion: „The balancing act between rolling resistance and safety is mastered by Nokian V in the best way.“ Green Nokian V is „recommendable“ according to the German car magazine „auto Test Öko Trend“ 2011.

The test result „good –“ was achieved by Nokian H in the recent test of the German Volkswagen and Audi magazine „Gute Fahrt“: „Also in the H version, the Finnish tyre shows a good rolling resistance.“ It allows „constant and safe driving, announces low steering winkles and a good response. It is stable in the dry and top with braking …“.

For tyre change, Nokian tyres are available on good terms at local tyre dealers, as well with rims.

Nokian Tyres s.r.o
Phone +420 222 507 761
Fax +420 241 940 635
V Parku 2336/22
148 00 Praha 4
Czech Republic

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Further information about Nokian V, Nokian Z G2, Nokian H:


ADAC summer tyres test 2011:
ADAC Motorwelt, issue 3 March 2011

Stiftung Warentest summer tyres test 2011:
test, issue 3/2011

Auto Zeitung, No 5, 16th February, 2011
ACE LENKRAD, issue 2, 15th February, 2011
auto Test Öko Trend“ 1/2011
gute Fahrt, No 3 / 2011

Nokian Tyres

Nokian Tyres is the only tyre manufacturer in the world that focuses on products and services that facilitate safe transportation in Nordic conditions. The company's innovative passenger car, van and heavy-duty machinery tyres are mainly marketed in areas that have snow, forest and changing seasons that make driving conditions demanding. Nokian Tyres also offers tyres especially tailored for the milder European climate.
Operating in Nordic conditions Nokian Tyres from Finland is one of the leading winter tyre specialists in the world and multiple test winner with over 75 years of experience. Nokian winter and summer tyres are developed and tested in harsh road conditions in Finland and shall offer high quality and top-level safety. The Nokian brand stands for environmentally friendly premium tyres. Nokian Tyres was the first tyre manufacturer to switch over to using only purified, low-aromatic oils in its production. In Scandinavia and Russia the high-value brand has a high level of awareness and a good reputation.
Nokian Tyres’ net sales for 2010 totalled approximately EUR 1,058 million, and it had 3,500 employees. The company owns the Vianor tyre chain that comprises more than 770 stores in 20 countries. Nokian Tyres Plc's shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges' NASDAQ OMX.

Press contact:
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Dr. Falk Köhler
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Fax: +49 40 54 73 12 22
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Further information:

Nokian Tyres s.r.o
Business Director Central Europe Dieter Köppner, Phone: +420 222 507 761 dieter.koppner(at)
Product Development Manager Central Europe Sven Dittmann Dipl.-Ing., Phone: +49 8143 / 444 850, sven.dittmann(at)

Nokian Tyres plc
Vice President R & D Teppo Huovila, Phone: +358 10 401 7701, Teppo.Huovila(at)