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Volvo 940/960 generations and tyre sizes

940/960
1.Generation
1990 - 1998



940/960
1.Generation (1. Facelift)
1994 - 1996


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Tyres for Volvo 940/960 - market overview, tests, reviews

Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3

/78%
Tested 7x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Great handling on snow
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

Continental PremiumContact 6

/87%
Tested 7x in 2024, 36x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

185/65 R15Currenty not available
195/65 R15Not available in this dimension

Vredestein WINTRAC

/78%
Tested 4x in 2024, 8x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on snow
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

Kleber Dynaxer HP4

/82%
Tested 8x in 2024, 12x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

Kumho Ecsta HS52

/81%
Tested 9x in 2024, 9x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

185/65 R15 £81mytyres.co.uk
195/65 R15Currenty not available

Falken EuroWinter HS01

/66%
Tested 5x in 2024, 23x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Comfortable ride
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

185/65 R15Currenty not available
195/65 R15Not available in this dimension

Nexen N blue 4 Season

/62%
Tested 3x in 2024, 15x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Great handling on snow
  • Good value for the money
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

Nexen N Fera Primus

/80%
Tested 5x in 2024, 6x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
    -
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

Firestone Multiseason 2

/67%
Tested 6x in 2024, 10x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Exceptional traction on snow
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo 940/960:

185/65 R15Not available in this dimension
195/65 R15 £66mytyres.co.uk
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Continental WinterContact TS 870
88.7%
91%
90.9%
96.8%
Premium £71
91 T + 2
2. GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
83.4%
79.4%
73.3%
82.3%
Premium £71
95 V
3. Continental AllSeasonContact
81.6%
89.7%
80.5%
80.3%
Premium £72
91 T + 3
4. Vredestein Quatrac
89.7%
81.5%
83.8%
89.7%
Premium £73
91 T + 2
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90.4%
80.1%
83%
85.4%
Premium £76
91 T + 2
6. Continental WinterContact TS 860! Newer model available: Continental WinterContact TS 870
83.3%
84.8%
84.2%
78.9%
Premium
7. Michelin ALPIN 5! Newer model available: Michelin Alpin 6
76.8%
73.4%
79.2%
86.2%
Premium
8. Bridgestone Turanza T005
82.3%
83%
79.6%
Premium £60
91 V + 5
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
78.7%
82.7%
73.7%
79.3%
Upper-middle £86
91 T + 2
10. Michelin CrossClimate 2
74.5%
94.4%
90.7%
71.6%
Premium £79
91 H + 1
11. Michelin ALPIN 6
84%
82.6%
85%
80.8%
Premium £121
91 T + 2
12. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
80.7%
87.3%
80.9%
83.2%
Premium £129
91 H + 1
13. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
79.3%
80.5%
76.7%
Premium £89
91 V + 5
14. GoodYear UltraGrip 9
82.3%
79.1%
81.8%
77.6%
Premium
15. Hankook Kinergy 4S2 H750
83.3%
84.2%
88.6%
89.1%
Upper-middle £70
91 H + 2
16. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
77.8%
76.8%
77.5%
Premium £65
91 H + 2
17. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
84.2%
91.3%
85%
Premium £80
91 V + 1
18. Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3
93.5%
91.1%
89.6%
Upper-middle £66
91 T + 3
19. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
73.2%
92.4%
73.3%
80.4%
Upper-middle
20. GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2! Newer model available: GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
87.4%
83.2%
82.1%
80.9%
Premium £110
91 T + 6
21. Michelin CrossClimate+
71.6%
79.8%
84.3%
69.7%
Premium
22. Michelin Crossclimate
Premium
23. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
81.5%
78.4%
77.9%
75.3%
Premium £120
91 T + 3
24. Vredestein WINTRAC
Premium £66
0 + 2
25. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
72.2%
71.8%
75%
77.4%
Premium
26. Nokian WR D4
77.8%
84.3%
80.1%
81.8%
Upper-middle
27. Bridgestone Weather Control A005 EVO
77.7%
62.3%
80.4%
74.8%
Premium £67
91 H + 1
28. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452! Newer model available: Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3
85.5%
90.7%
83.7%
83.7%
Upper-middle
29. Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF2
75.3%
81.6%
82.3%
81.1%
Premium £160
95 V
30. Firestone Winterhawk 4
78.1%
86.1%
74.3%
81.3%
Upper-middle £71
91 T + 2
31. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER! Newer model available: Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
77.2%
83.1%
77.2%
78.9%
Premium £83
91 T + 5
32. Debica Presto HP2
71.9%
Lowcost £63
91 H + 1
33. Falken EuroALL Season AS210
78.8%
76.1%
75.9%
78.7%
Upper-middle £59
91 H + 2
34. Nokian Seasonproof
Upper-middle
35. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
80.5%
77.4%
82.4%
Premium
36. Dunlop Sport All Season
79.1%
73.4%
76.2%
84.4%
Premium £74
91 T + 1
37. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
76%
81.8%
76.5%
Premium £60
91 H + 2
38. Vredestein Quatrac 5
Premium
39. Nokian Wetproof
85.6%
79.2%
76.5%
Upper-middle
40. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
66.5%
72.1%
83.2%
Upper-middle £74
91 H + 4
41. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
78.8%
74%
77.2%
76.3%
Lowcost £69
0 T + 2
42. Pirelli Cinturato All Season
59.6%
78.3%
Premium
43. Nokian Weatherproof
78.5%
81.7%
82.6%
80.7%
Upper-middle
44. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
76.3%
74.8%
77.8%
Lowcost £65
91 T + 2
45. Kumho Ecsta HS52
79.3%
88.2%
78.9%
Upper-middle £67
91 H + 2
46. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.1%
74.6%
75.2%
80.9%
Upper-middle £71
91 T + 2
47. Falken EUROALL SEASON AS200
Upper-middle
48. Nexen N Fera Primus
74.7%
63.3%
66%
Lowcost £60
91 V
49. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.8%
85.5%
73.2%
73.2%
Lowcost £82
91 H + 1
50. Nexen N BLUE 4 SEASON
Lowcost £57
0 + 6
51. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
79.8%
83.5%
82.7%
Premium
52. Nokian WR Snowproof! Newer model available: Nokian Snowproof 2
72.1%
80.6%
81.9%
82.5%
Upper-middle £140
91 T + 2
53. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
Premium
54. Fulda EcoControl HP2
70.1%
77.4%
72.2%
Lowcost £65
91 H + 2
55. Firestone Multiseason 2
69.7%
81.9%
71.8%
74.4%
Upper-middle £66
91 H + 1
56. Toyo Observe S944
72.7%
69%
84.7%
76.2%
Upper-middle £86
91 H + 1
57. Maxxis Premitra HP5
79.6%
82.5%
78.3%
Lowcost £56
91 H + 1
58. Kumho Solus HA31
69.1%
66.8%
Upper-middle
59. Barum Polaris 3! Newer model available: Barum Polaris 5
73.6%
87.3%
Lowcost
60. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
Premium
61. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
64.9%
55.7%
Premium £81
91 T + 5
62. Kumho HA32 Solus 4S
68.5%
72.8%
68.9%
76.5%
Upper-middle £82
95 V
63. BFGoodrich Advantage
65.4%
73%
75.4%
Upper-middle £85
91 T + 4
64. Kleber Quadraxer 3
77.5%
86.9%
85.5%
82.3%
Upper-middle £87
91 T + 4
65. Debica Navigator 3
63.5%
Lowcost £74
91 H
66. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
83.1%
68.3%
85.5%
91.8%
Premium £82
91 T + 1
67. Sava Intensa HP2
Lowcost £57
91 H + 1
68. Laufenn G Fit EQ+ LK41
Lowcost
69. GT Radial Champiro WinterPro 2
73.7%
73.8%
83%
Lowcost £79
91 T + 2
70. Debica Frigo 2
Lowcost
71. GoodYear Vector 4Seasons! Newer model available: Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Premium
72. Sava Adapto HP
Lowcost
73. Giti GitiWinter W1
71.1%
72.4%
76.7%
82.3%
Lowcost
74. Uniroyal MS Plus 77! Newer model available: Uniroyal WinterExpert
76.9%
80.9%
75.4%
80.1%
Upper-middle
75. BFGoodrich G-Grip All Season 2
59.8%
94.5%
Upper-middle
76. Sava ESKIMO S3+
84.5%
64.6%
80.2%
Lowcost £61
91 T + 1
77. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
74%
89.8%
79.3%
Premium £84
91 H + 2
78. Firestone Roadhawk
76.2%
85%
75.7%
Upper-middle £57
91 H + 3
79. Yokohama BluEarth-Winter V906
68.5%
71.8%
78.4%
Upper-middle £60
91 T
80. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.9%
80.1%
84.1%
Upper-middle £54
91
81. Barum Quartaris 5
Lowcost £62
91 H
82. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £76
91 H
83. Kumho WinterCraft WP51! Newer model available: Kumho WinterCraft WP52
77%
79.7%
75.6%
82.5%
Upper-middle
84. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 6
80.5%
79%
77.2%
Premium
85. Gt Radial Fe2
Lowcost £69
91 H + 2
86. Bridgestone Weather Control A005
84.4%
65.6%
89.3%
80%
Premium
87. Nexen Winguard Snow G3 WH21
71%
78.3%
74.9%
Lowcost £71
91 T + 2
88. Kormoran All Season
66.5%
Lowcost
89. Debica Frigo HP2
70%
86.5%
74.1%
71.9%
Lowcost £67
91 H + 1
90. Nokian WR D3
Upper-middle
91. Laufenn I FIT LW31
Lowcost
92. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Premium
93. Michelin e.Primacy
61.7%
80.8%
72.8%
Premium £94
91 H + 2
94. Uniroyal RainExpert 5
82.6%
Upper-middle £59
91 T + 4
95. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65.2%
73.4%
75%
75.2%
Upper-middle £58
91 T + 2
96. Kumho Ecowing ES31
Upper-middle £66
91 H + 4
97. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
Lowcost £59
91
98. Semperit Speed-Life 3
77.8%
66.8%
74.5%
Lowcost £61
91 H + 2
99. Barum Polaris 5
73.7%
74.3%
75.7%
73.9%
Lowcost £68
91 T + 2
100. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
64.7%
75.2%
73.7%
Premium £81
91 H + 8