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Kumho HA32 Solus 4S

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S

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Pros and cons

  • Good value for the money
  • Short braking distance on snow
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Competitors

The Kumho HA32 Solus 4S tyres have been subjected to a series of tests under varying conditions, revealing a collection of both strengths and areas for improvement across different tyre dimensions. One consistently highlighted positive aspect of these tyres is their performance in wet conditions. Notably, attributes like good safety margins in the face of aquaplaning and stable dry handling are frequently praised. Particularly commendable is their ability to maintain grip and short braking distances on snow, suggesting that the tyres are well-suited for winter conditions. This is further supported by mentions of good traction on snow and dynamic handling characteristics under both wet and dry conditions, showcasing their versatility across a range of weather scenarios.


However, the Kumho HA32 Solus 4S does exhibit some drawbacks that prospective buyers should be aware of. A commonly cited concern is the increased rolling resistance, which can impact fuel efficiency. This issue of high rolling resistance appears to be a recurring theme across different tyre sizes. Furthermore, while the tyre excels in snow conditions, its performance on snow receives a mixed evaluation, with some tests indicating only satisfactory handling capabilities. Another area of potential improvement is the tyre's performance regarding aquaplaning, where it demonstrates moderate reserves, potentially affecting driver confidence during heavy rain.


The tyre's durability and economic value have also been scrutinized, with observations of limited tread life contrasting with one instance of high mileage and good economy, suggesting variability in longevity depending on tyre size or testing conditions. Despite this, the lower price point in one of the tyre sizes tested may appeal to budget-conscious consumers, aligning with the observed quietness of the tyre which enhances the driving experience.


In summary, the Kumho HA32 Solus 4S tyres present a mixed bag of attributes, excelling in certain areas such as winter performance and handling under varying weather conditions, while facing challenges in terms of rolling resistance, aquaplaning performance, and consistency in durability. Potential buyers would do well to carefully consider these factors in relation to their specific needs and driving conditions.

Sizes

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S is made in 73 sizes, starting from 145/80 R13 up to 275/45 R20.
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Timeline

2020

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S was launched

2020

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2021

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2022

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2023

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

Achievements

Best
Exterior noise
Autobild 2023
Autobild 2020
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2021

Kumho HA32 Solus 4S in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Kumho HA32 Solus 4S was featured:
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2023 225/45 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #10 of 16
The Kumho HA32 Solus 4S secured the 10th position out of 16 in a competitive field, earning a final rating of 'Satisfactory'. The tire was praised for its solid snow traction, reliable handling on both wet and dry surfaces, and for being notably quiet during operation. Its affordability also gained positive remarks. However, it faced criticism for its moderate aquaplaning resistance and somewhat extended braking distances on both wet and dry roads. Additionally, it was noted for having increased rolling resistance. Among its standout attributes, the tire was particularly distinguished for its exterior noise, marking it as the best performer in this specific discipline.
Name
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test37.745
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S41.449.8
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Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 195/55 R16
good
Ranked #5 of 15
The Kumho HA32 Solus 4S secured the 5th position out of 15 competitors, achieving a commendable 'Good' final rating. This tire impressed with its stable handling, excellent traction, and short braking distances on snow, alongside its high mileage and economic value. However, it showed some drawbacks, including slightly longer wet/dry braking distances and moderate aquaplaning reserves. Notably, the tire excelled particularly in the discipline of snow braking, where it performed the best among its peers. This blend of positives alongside a few areas for improvement establishes the Kumho HA32 Solus 4S as a well-rounded choice for drivers seeking reliable performance across diverse conditions.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+1-1
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S2-2-2+2+
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 195/55 R16

Ranked #12 of 35
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,944,4
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S44,451,9
Source: autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2021 215/60 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #9 of 11
The Kumho HA32 Solus 4S finished 9th among 11 competitors, earning a final rating of 'Satisfactory.' It was praised for its good aquaplaning safety margins and stable dry handling. However, criticisms included only satisfactory driving characteristics on snow, a tendency to understeer in wet conditions, and an increased rolling resistance. While the tyre did not lead in any specific discipline, nor did it rank last, its performance exhibited a balanced yet imperfect combination of features across different driving conditions.
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test12+1
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S22-3+
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test37,650
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S41,554,4
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #12 of 16
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+2+11
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S3+2221
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,745
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S44,349,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2020 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #13 of 14
The Kumho HA32 Solus 4S secured the 10th spot among 14 competitors, demonstrating a solid performance across various conditions. This tyre stood out for its excellent driving characteristics in all weather conditions, showing impressive traction and short braking distances on snow, alongside dynamic handling on both wet and dry surfaces. However, it was not without its flaws, which included a lower than desired tread life and higher rolling resistance. Another point of consideration was its satisfactory price-performance ratio, which suggests there may be better value options available. Notably, the tyre excelled in minimizing exterior noise, setting the benchmark in this discipline. Despite these setbacks, the Kumho HA32 Solus 4S proves to be a competent choice for drivers seeking reliable all-weather performance.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test12+11
Kumho HA32 Solus 4S222+3
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (5x)
SatisfactoryGood
4x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R16R17
85% (3x)85% (2x)

Ratings x Width

195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
85% (1x)85% (1x)85% (1x)85% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Kumho HA32 Solus 4S made?

    Kumho HA32 Solus 4S is made in China.

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