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Barum Polaris 5

Barum Polaris 5

/66% · winter · · : Lowcost

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Pros and cons

  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Poor handling on the wet
  • Below average aquaplaning resistance
  • Longer braking distance on wet roads
  • Longer braking distance on dry roads
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Sizes

Barum Polaris 5 is made in 74 sizes, starting from 135/80 R13 up to 255/40 R19.
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Barum Polaris 5 is ranked #66 of 802 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by ADAC 2022, Autobild 2021, and other organizations. It is made in total of 74 sizes, 135/80 R13 being the smallest and 255/40 R19 the largest. Barum is a brand from Czech Republic and belongs to the Continental group. This tyre was featured in tests 7 times, first test was carried in 2019. Barum Polaris 5 replaced an older model - Barum Polaris 3. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 100% of Barum Polaris 5 has "C" wet grip rating and most (70%) of the dimensions has "E" fuel-saving rating. Noise levels of most dimensions are average - 58% of them produce 72db noise, which result in "b" overall rating. It can be compared to Master-Grip 2, which is a tyre from Semperit (Austria) and has a rating of 59%, compared to 66% of the Barum in question.

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Timeline

2018

Barum Polaris 5 was launched and replaced Barum Polaris 3.

2019

Barum Polaris 5 was tested x (Autobild)

2020

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2021

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2022

Barum Polaris 5 was tested x (ADAC)

Achievements

Best
Snow braking
Adac 2022
Adac 2021

Barum Polaris 5 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Barum Polaris 5 was featured:
ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 185/65 R15
sufficient
Ranked #14 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,71,91,81,91,72,51,5
Barum Polaris 53,23,92,42,82,03,02,0
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Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Barum Polaris 536,128,8
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 195/65 R15
satisfactory
Ranked #12 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,92,02,62,0
Barum Polaris 53,23,02,02,0 2,83,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2021 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #15 of 20
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test1-21-1-1
Barum Polaris 53+3+2+1- 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test30,324,3
Barum Polaris 535,224,9
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-1-1-1-
Barum Polaris 52-222-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Barum Polaris 533,925
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (3x)65% (1x)
GoodSatisfactorySufficient
1x2x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R18
75% (2x)85% (1x)85% (1x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
65% (1x)85% (1x)85% (1x)85% (1x)

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