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Yokohama Ice Guard IG55 205/60 R16 96T winter Review



Very good

Revainrating 4 out of 5  
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Description of Yokohama Ice Guard IG55 205/60 R16 96T winter

Yokohama Ice Guard Stud IG55 is a studded winter tire with a directional tread pattern designed for passenger cars and crossovers. , makes it possible to fully feel the confidence and safety on any winter road surface. Winter studded passenger tire Yokohama Ice Guard IG55 is one of the novelties of the well-known Japanese manufacturer, which replaced the IG35 model, which is very popular in our country. It was created using the latest rubber compound, where orange oil was used in addition to traditional silica. Their other features worth noting are the aggressive tread pattern with the original design of the shoulder zones. The result of numerous technical innovations is a tire that has very precise and predictable handling on any winter surface, from dry asphalt to ice. A spike created using 3D design. When developing the Yokohama IG55 model, modern digital technologies were widely used. In particular, with their help, a completely new spike was created, and its optimal location on the tread was also calculated. A distinctive feature of the new stud is the star shape of both the flange and the core, which greatly enhances the edge effect. As a result, the tire demonstrates more confident behavior on ice, while it was possible to significantly increase the reliability of fixing the studs in the tread. Their optimized positioning has significantly improved traction on icy roads, while reducing the noise and vibration generated by them. At the same time, the new shape of the holes provides a tighter fit of the stud with the protector, which ensures its more reliable fixation. Original V-shaped tread pattern. One of the innovations of this model was the tread pattern, which was also developed using modern computer modeling tools. In its central part there is a very wide longitudinal rib, composed of numerous arrow-shaped blocks interconnected by rigid bridges. This structure made it possible, on the one hand, to provide the tire with excellent directional stability and low rolling resistance, and, on the other hand, to further improve grip due to the presence of a plurality of differently directed gripping edges. The main features of the Yokohama Ice Guard IG55 winter tire: - a wide central rib provides excellent directional stability and low rolling resistance; flange and star-shaped core provides more reliable grip on icy roads; - shoulder areas with blocks equipped with


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Revainrating 5 out of 5

I was surprised by the quality for this price.

Fortunately or not, but DEC 22 with its phenomenal weather immediately made it possible to check who is who on the road in all winter scenarios (porridge, loose snow, ice, asphalt and icing, rolling), and I have never regretted that I bought the IG55, disappointed 2022, but let's see how many move away and how well the spikes will hold.

  • - soft, - tenacious, holds the road well in different weather conditions - confident braking on icy roads
  • - Noisy (from 60 km / h distinctly) - from the set 2 wheels had to be balanced twice, made in 2022

Revainrating 5 out of 5

Great quality, happy with it one hundred percent!

I bought this rubber in the fall of 2022, about 12 thousand per set, the mileage of the rubber in the middle of winter 2022 is about 100t. Km. Auto Lada Vesta. The loss of spikes is not more than 10%. The front spikes have already become flat, today I swapped the front and rear wheels in order to finish the season neatly, because it has already become completely sad on the ice. Of course there were good blows, rubber withstood them with dignity. I had experience in operating a cordiant, for the

  • Wear resistance, softness, strength. Amazingly pulls out of medium-deep snow. The total cost for these advantages. It hasn't really gone up in price in 4 years.
  • I would like a slightly better grip on ice, in warm rainy weather, grip on the road at 4k, rather nit-picking. Yesterday I got stuck in shallow snow, it's time to change the tires)))

Revainrating 5 out of 5

A really necessary purchase, glad I found this product.

Below are some advantages: Quite silent, it rows well in the snow, and it's also wonderful on the ice. Over the course of two seasons, I was missing one spike from each wheel. Having these drawbacks: They say that they go much more slowly on dry pavement, but I don't think that's true—to me, it's a questionable minus!

Revainrating 4 out of 5

A practical product, nothing to complain about.

Basically like it. Confident movement in slush, and in snow, and ice. Experience in using St. Petersburg. Winter 2022/2022 brought a lot of weather surprises. Car Nissan X-trail T32.

  • Keeps the track.
  • Very tough . the car "goats".

Revainrating 5 out of 5

Matches the description completely, very satisfied.

I use tires in size 255/55/R18 on the Tuareg. Not a single thorn fell out during the winter. Drives well, doesn't rattle. All in all, a pretty good tire for the price.

  • Quiet, well managed.
  • Haven't revealed yet.

Great tires, value for money. Quiet. Let's see how it will behave on the winter road. The tires are brand new, bought at 43 weeks of the year, released at 40 weeks. I definitely recommend the seller!

  • Perfectly balanced, latest release date, arrived packaged.
  • There probably is, but I don't know about them yet.

Revainrating 5 out of 5

I really like the product, it fully meets my expectations.

I drove 25 tkm, the mileage is mostly highway, no wear is visible, the spikes are all in place. Driving stability is excellent even on ice, but like any winter, the tires are soft and the car “walks” a little if it turns the steering wheel sharply In general, the tires are good, I recommend

  • Good grip on ice, wear, grip
  • On the snow it blows a little, but not critical

Revainrating 5 out of 5

A valuable purchase, some advantages!

After installation, the car became unmanageable. I checked everything I could. Until I switched to summer tires, then I realized that the wheels were to blame for everything. This is the first time I've encountered this in 35 years of experience.

I am satisfied with the rubber, I took a specially narrow one for the winter, it cuts porridge without problems, there is no fear . Driving is predictable. Some pros: 3 years of operation - Hong Kong and the region. All spikes in place, did not participate in the rally). Does not tan in severe frost. Large spacing between tread patterns. There were slips when starting. Got cons: Sometimes it floats in warm weather. Doesn't like ruts. But maybe because of the size 15x65185.

Revainrating 4 out of 5

It is of good quality, but I won't buy it again.

I don’t know what those who write that it is quiet drove, but in comparison with the khaka and other studded and non-studded winter tires that I had, this one is noisy. Noise is especially audible at positive and zero temperatures. The rest is a normal tyre.

Revainrating 3 out of 5

Thought it would be better, but overall not bad.

Before that, I went to the Bridgestone Ice Cruiser and didn’t know any troubles, now they decided to save money and the difference in rubber properties is obvious (( There are no complaints about the seller, everything was sent on time, packed

Revainrating 5 out of 5

The quality exceeds all expectations, I recommend to buy.

I take the second such tires without hesitation. On the first skated 2 seasons, the spikes were all in place. Then they stole it. Different pros: Price quality. Tires are great for the price. Good handling, even on slippery roads. Its cons: There is a rumble on the pavement, like in an airplane, but this is normal, since there are spikes. Over time, the spikes wear out and get better.

Revainrating 3 out of 5

A completely ordinary product, nothing remarkable.

Terribly noisy tires with broken spikes. Rides well only on dry or slightly wet pavement Next time I will either take Hankuk, or I will pay more and take Hakka or Conti With its pros: Cheap relatively The spikes stay in the wheel, do not fly out The sidewall seems to be hard. Got cons: Buzzing wildly like you're riding on a washboard or in a helicopter Does not cling at all neither on ice nor on slightly icy asphalt No handling Throws strongly along the track

Revainrating 5 out of 5

I do not cease to rejoice at the purchase, a very good deal!

Generally very pleased with the tires. If the roads are almost constantly covered in snow, I recommend If you ride constantly on clean roads or a cleared track, you can consider other options. Some pros: Soft, rows well on snow, ice Allows you to travel and many difficult situations During the winter, with a very active ride, not a single spike flew out, drove about 4k km Not noisy, before that there were Pirelli Ice Zero, which notably hummed at speeds from 20 km / h Different cons: Very soft,

Revainrating 3 out of 5

There are pluses and minuses, think before you buy.

Auto - crossover, front-wheel drive. Tire pressure ok, camber approx. I chose based on the reviews, well, I can’t say that I am very satisfied, I can’t . Different pros: Rows well - noticeably when leaving a parking lot littered with snow. With its cons: As soon as the tread is clogged with snow, the road does not hold. Studless winter tires were before this - Goodyear ultragrip ice 2, skated 6 seasons. I didn’t feel a very strong difference when changing tires to Yokohama. The behavior of the…

Revainrating 5 out of 5

I am amazed at how well made the product is, just magical!

195 \ 65 \ R15 I put it in November - I took it off in April, 95% of the city (asphalt), all the spikes are in place (I didn’t believe it myself), the main thing is to roll 400-500 km. I can’t say about the noise, probably like everyone else. Snow, ice - holds the road well. I am completely satisfied. For this price, there is no better!