Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D

The Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D is a Winter Ultra High Performance tyre designed to be fitted to a Passenger Car.

Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D
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Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D Reviews (4)

Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 2
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 5
  • Wear 2
  • Comfort 4
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Town for 30,000 Average miles

Opel zafira 1.8 140 mont. 2008

Had it for 6 years, interchanging with summer tires. First 2 years were ok (about 6500 miles), after that driving in wet (in all wet conditions, from slightly moist to full wet) became slipery. It's like the first 2mm of tyres are rubber, and the rest is plastic. Recently bought all-year tires, that are 2/3 cheeper than Dunlop, and for now its night and day in comparison. Maybe they wasnt good fit for my car model, but, Dunlop lost future buyer because of their tire characteristics.

Tyre size reviewed: 205-55-16-
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 3
  • Wet Grip 3
  • Road Feedback 4
  • Handling 6
  • Wear 4
  • Comfort 5
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 15,000 Average miles

Mazda 6

I've had them fitted on my old Mazda6 for about 5 winters. Drove in total about 15000 miles with them fitted.
From my point of view there weren't up to their name and their expectation. Sometimes I've had difficult times in the snow, got stuck for several times, and even on the wet they didn't create confidence. From my point of view they are much more weak than the old Dunlop Wintersport M3 that they were replacing, even than Sava Eskimo S3. Simply, I couldn't drive as fast as the other 2 mentioned on a moderated snowy highway.
Of course it will get you through the winter, but shouldn't this be the purpose of any winter tire?
Dry highway grip was fine, but not much better, on par with the grip on the wet and snow.
Being so weak in traction the progressiveness was ok, as you could feel and was very clear when they started to lose grip.

If I wouldn't find them on promotion, I would definitely be very angry at the acquisition. For this tire, you simply just pay the brand and nothing else. I'm in doubt even to try the 4D now, let alone buy them.

Tyre size reviewed: 205-55-16-T

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Motorways for 10,000 Spirited miles

Audi RS6 Avant V10

Installed these tires on my Audi RS6 V10 for winter in Germany.
Traction is ok, but the car feels less precise than with my Pirelli summer tires.
A bit noisy.
Main drawback: cornering on the wet. Loosing grip too often for my taste, especially on roundabouts. Will not buy these again.

Tyre size reviewed: 265-35-20-V

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