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Kumho WinterCraft WP51

Kumho WinterCraft WP51

/68% · winter · · : Upper-middle

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Pros and cons

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  • Poor handling on the wet
  • Longer braking distance on wet roads
  • High drive-by noise levels
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Sizes

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 is made in 66 sizes, starting from 145/80 R13 up to 235/60 R16.
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Kumho WinterCraft WP51 is ranked #68 of 802 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2021, ADAC 2021, and other organizations. Kumho WinterCraft WP51 belongs to the Upper-middle segment and is made by a manufacturer from South Korea. However, this particular model is made in Korea. It is made in total of 66 sizes, 145/80 R13 being the smallest and 235/60 R16 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 11 times, first test was carried in 2015. Kumho WinterCraft WP51 got replaced by a newer model - Kumho WinterCraft WP52. It can be compared to MS Plus 77, which is a tyre from Uniroyal (USA) and has a rating of 74%, compared to 68% of the Kumho in question. There was a braking test that featured both Uniroyal MS Plus 77 and Kumho WinterCraft WP51 held by autobild in 2021. It was tested on a VW Golf with 205/55 R16 tyres. On the wet, the Uniroyal stopped from 80km/h earlier than the Kumho - 36,1m, whereas the Kumho took 37,8m to come to a full stop. We can see the same happening on the snow, where the Uniroyal stopped earlier than the Kumho. the first stopped at the 28,6m mark, compared to 29,8m of the second.

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Timeline

2015

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was tested x (Autobild,...)

2016

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was tested x (Autobild)

2017

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was tested x (ADAC)

2018

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was tested x (ACE,...)

2019

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was tested x (ADAC)

2021

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was tested x (ADAC,...)

2022

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 got replaced by

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Ace 2018
Best
Comfort
Automotorsport 2018
Best
Dry handling
Ace 2018
Best
Exterior noise
Automotorsport 2018
Best
Snow braking
Adac 2018
Best
Interior noise
Adac 2021

Kumho WinterCraft WP51 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Kumho WinterCraft WP51 was featured:
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 195/65 R15
sufficient
Ranked #16 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,92,02,62,0
Kumho WinterCraft WP513,03,62,52,42,73,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Kumho WinterCraft WP5137,829,8
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2019 185/65 R15
recommended
Ranked #12 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,82,11,92,22,61,51,6
Kumho WinterCraft WP512,82,73,22,43,23,02,3
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Source: www.oeamtc.at
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,327
Kumho WinterCraft WP5138,828
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Source: www.autobild.de
AutoMotorSport Winter tyre test 2018 205/55 R16
conditionally recommended
Ranked #11 of 11
Name Points total
Best values in test9,1
Kumho WinterCraft WP516,4
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2018 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #12 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,12,01,82,33,01,01,7
Kumho WinterCraft WP513,33,22,22,53,42,02,6
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Source: www.adac.de
ACE Winter tyre test 2018 185/65 R15
recommended
Ranked #5 of 9
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoiseRunning costs
Best values in test20667684319810
Kumho WinterCraft WP511836056401359
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Source: www.ace.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2017 195/65 R15
satisfactory
Ranked #14 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,81,71,72,13,01,51,7
Kumho WinterCraft WP513,32,42,62,43,62,52,3
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,2
Kumho WinterCraft WP5141,0
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test36,827,7
Kumho WinterCraft WP5142,530,2
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Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test415144136144
Kumho WinterCraft WP51338107111120
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Test ratings distribution

85% (4x)75% (1x)65% (1x)
SatisfactoryRecommendedConditionally recommendedSufficient
2x2x1x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16
80% (4x)80% (2x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx
85% (2x)75% (2x)80% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Kumho WinterCraft WP51 made?

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