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Falken EuroWinter HS01

Falken EuroWinter HS01

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Pros and cons

  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Comfortable ride
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Competitors

The Falken EuroWinter HS01 tires have undergone several tests, with mixed feedback across different dimensions and organizations. Delving into the common qualities highlighted across these evaluations, it becomes apparent that the tire exhibits strengths and weaknesses in varied aspects of its performance.


One of the standout features of the Falken EuroWinter HS01 is its performance in wet conditions, particularly regarding its aquaplaning safety margins. Multiple tests commend the tire for its short braking distances on wet surfaces and its ability to maintain control when encountering water, suggesting a strong capacity to prevent or mitigate aquaplaning situations. This quality is consistently noted, pointing to reliable wet handling as a core strength of the tire.


Conversely, the tire's capabilities in winter conditions draw mixed reviews. Although it's recognized for having good safety margins against aquaplaning in snowy environments, its performance on snow is subject to some criticism. Critics point to moderate side guidance on both snowy and wet surfaces, indicating a compromised ability to maintain directional control under these conditions. Moreover, long braking distances on snow and a tendency for understeering behavior across various weather conditions highlight difficulties in achieving optimal performance in winter scenarios. Such characteristics suggest that while the tire can manage certain snowy conditions, there might be limitations to its effectiveness in more severe winter driving scenarios.


In terms of general driving qualities, the tire demonstrates stable dry handling, ensuring a secure and dependable driving experience on clear roads. However, there are indications of increased rolling resistance, which could impact fuel efficiency and overall environmental performance.


The presence of a noticeable noise level, particularly when driving through curves, and the mention of a very high rolling resistance are drawbacks that potential users should consider. Noise pollution and increased fuel consumption could detract from the driving experience and operational cost-effectiveness.


In conclusion, the Falken EuroWinter HS01 tires present a mixed bag of qualities. They offer commendable performance in wet conditions and assurance against aquaplaning, paired with comfortable dry surface handling. However, the tires' winter capabilities and efficiency are areas of concern, with noted shortcomings in snow handling, increased rolling resistance, and potential for noise generation. Those considering these tires would do well to weigh these factors based on their specific needs and typical driving conditions.

Sizes

Falken EuroWinter HS01 is made in 166 sizes, starting from 155/70 R13 up to 275/35 R21.
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Timeline

2017

Falken EuroWinter HS01 was tested 1x (ADAC)

2018

Falken EuroWinter HS01 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2019

Falken EuroWinter HS01 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2020

Falken EuroWinter HS01 was tested 6x (ADAC,...)

2021

Falken EuroWinter HS01 was tested 5x (AutoMotorSport,...)

2022

Falken EuroWinter HS01 was tested 5x (Autobild,...)

2022

Falken EuroWinter HS01 got replaced by Falken EuroWinter HS02

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Automotorsport 2022
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2022
Sportauto 2021
Best
Comfort
Autobild 2022
Automotorsport 2021
Sportauto 2021
Autobild 2021
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Automotorsport 2022
Automotorsport 2019
Autoexpress 2019
Autobild 2018
Best
Exterior noise
Autobild 2022
Automotorsport 2021
Automotorsport 2019
Best
Dry braking
Autobild 2022
Best
Dry handling
Automotorsport 2022
Best
Snow handling
Autobild 2020
Best
Wet braking
Autobild 2022
Best
Wet handling
Automotorsport 2022

Falken EuroWinter HS01 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Falken EuroWinter HS01 was featured:
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
good
Ranked #13 of 19
The Falken EuroWinter HS01 secured the 12th position among 19 competitors, demonstrating a mixed performance in various conditions. Its notable strengths included short braking distances on snow and excellent hydroplaning safety margins, along with stable handling on dry surfaces. However, the tire was criticized for its modest lateral grip on snowy and wet roads and its higher rolling resistance. Despite these drawbacks, its prowess in critical winter safety aspects shows its capability as a winter tire option. Unfortunately, specific ratings were not provided in the available information. There were no disciplines in which the tire was ranked absolutely best or last, indicating a balanced but not leading performance across the board.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
Falken EuroWinter HS012-2-22
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 215/60 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #16 of 17
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Falken EuroWinter HS012,33,52,02,22,52,7 2,5
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Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+2+
Falken EuroWinter HS01222
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Source: www.autobild.de
AutoMotorSport Winter tyre test 2022 245/45 R19
sufficient
Ranked #8 of 8
The Falken EuroWinter HS01 tire secured the final spot, finishing 8th out of 8 participants, and was given a final rating of 'Sufficient' in its evaluation. The tire showcased a commendable wet performance with exceptional aquaplaning safety but had slight shortcomings in cornering grip. It offered a safe and predictable driving dynamic on dry roads and a comfortable ride. However, its performance was criticized for long braking distances, sluggish steering response, and limited grip on snow, along with noticeable noise when cornering. Despite these drawbacks, the tire stood out for its aquaplaning resistance in both cross and longitudinal tests, along with its handling on dry and wet surfaces, positioning it as the most economically priced option amongst its competitors.
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test9,39,4101010
Falken EuroWinter HS018,38,24,346
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #12 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
Falken EuroWinter HS0136,325,9
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 195/65 R15
satisfactory
Ranked #8 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,92,02,62,0
Falken EuroWinter HS012,72,32,42,42,93,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2021 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #13 of 20
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+11-1
Falken EuroWinter HS012-23+3+2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Falken EuroWinter HS0136,229,5
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2021 225/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #9 of 12
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Falken EuroWinter HS012-2-2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test8,79,69,3101010
Falken EuroWinter HS017,17,47,07,5410
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Falken EuroWinter HS012+2- 1-
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Source: www.autobild.de
ACE Winter tyre test 2020 225/50 R17
conditionally recommended
Ranked #9 of 9
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test200674860189
Falken EuroWinter HS01167634539105
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Source: images.ace.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test9,58,79,9109
Falken EuroWinter HS017,16,96,758
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ADAC Winter tyre test 2020 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #6 of 15
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,32,01,82,12,51,01,8
Falken EuroWinter HS012,32,92,72,43,02,02,4
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test30,324,3
Falken EuroWinter HS013727
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test101,6299,9299,9100101,1100,7
Falken EuroWinter HS0198286,4281,798,982,699,7
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Points total
Best values in test8,9
Falken EuroWinter HS017,4
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Falken EuroWinter HS0133,926,1
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2019 185/65 R15
recommended
Ranked #7 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,82,11,92,22,61,51,6
Falken EuroWinter HS012,52,72,92,92,92,52,0
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Source: www.oeamtc.at
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+11
Falken EuroWinter HS01222-2-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,327
Falken EuroWinter HS0136,228
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Falken EuroWinter HS0122-2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2017 195/65 R15
satisfactory
Ranked #9 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,81,71,72,13,01,51,7
Falken EuroWinter HS012,62,63,12,93,62,52,3
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Source: www.adac.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (15x)75% (1x)65% (1x)
SatisfactoryRecommendedGoodConditionally recommendedSufficient
7x1x7x1x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R17R18R19
85% (4x)85% (4x)82.5% (4x)85% (3x)75% (2x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
85% (1x)85% (4x)85% (2x)85% (3x)82.5% (4x)78.3% (3x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Falken EuroWinter HS01 made?

    Falken EuroWinter HS01 is made in Turkey.

  2. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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