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205/50 R17 - Best winter tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (03.03):
Firestone Winterhawk 4 205/50 R17 93 V 84%
£103mytyres.co.uk

Best winter tyres in tests (2024)

1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3

/99%
Tested 5x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Exceptional traction on snow
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3

2. DUNLOP Winter Sport 5

/83%
Tested 1x in 2024, 42x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on snow
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for DUNLOP Winter Sport 5

3. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P

/97%
Tested 10x in 2024, 15x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Exceptional traction on snow
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental WinterContact TS 870 P

205/50 R17 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

205/50 R17 tyre ranking based on test results

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
Premium £152
93 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
78.7%
79.7%
92.1%
86.1%
Premium £161
93 H + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.1%
90.9%
80.6%
85.5%
Premium £188
93 H + 1
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90.4%
80.1%
83%
85.4%
Premium £164
93 H + 1
5. Michelin ALPIN 6
84%
82.6%
85%
80.8%
Premium £154
93 V
6. Michelin ALPIN 5! Newer model available: Michelin Alpin 6
76.8%
73.4%
79.2%
86.2%
Premium £215
89 V + 3
7. Kleber KRISALP HP3
78.7%
82.7%
73.7%
79.3%
Upper-middle £126
93 H + 1
8. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
80.7%
87.3%
80.9%
83.2%
Premium £222
93 H + 3
9. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
81%
77.2%
80.5%
81.7%
Premium £149
93 H + 1
10. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
73.2%
92.4%
73.3%
80.4%
Upper-middle £179
93 H + 1
11. Nokian WR D4
77.8%
84.3%
80.1%
81.8%
Upper-middle £123
89 H + 2
12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £286
93 H + 4
13. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320! Newer model available: Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
75.8%
90.6%
85.1%
92%
Upper-middle £122
93 V + 1
14. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER! Newer model available: Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
77.2%
83.1%
77.2%
78.9%
Premium £156
93 T
15. Firestone Winterhawk 4
78.1%
86.1%
74.3%
81.3%
Upper-middle £103
93 V
16. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
78.8%
74%
77.2%
76.3%
Lowcost £110
0 V
17. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
76.3%
74.8%
77.8%
Lowcost £111
93 H + 1
18. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
75.1%
74.1%
79.8%
74.8%
Lowcost £138
93 H + 1
19. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.1%
74.6%
75.2%
80.9%
Upper-middle £134
93 H + 2
20. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.8%
85.5%
73.2%
73.2%
Lowcost £156
93 V + 1
21. Nokian WR Snowproof! Newer model available: Nokian Snowproof 2
72.1%
80.6%
81.9%
82.5%
Upper-middle £131
93 H + 1
22. Toyo Observe S944
72.7%
69%
84.7%
76.2%
Upper-middle £114
0 V
23. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £275
93 V
24. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £142
93 H + 1
25. Sava Eskimo HP2
68.6%
80.4%
74.2%
77.6%
Lowcost £142
93 V
26. Uniroyal MS Plus 77! Newer model available: Uniroyal WinterExpert
76.9%
80.9%
75.4%
80.1%
Upper-middle £135
93 H + 1
27. Giti GitiWinter W1
71.1%
72.4%
76.7%
82.3%
Lowcost
28. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £97
93 V
29. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Premium £168
93 H + 1
30. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65.2%
73.4%
75%
75.2%
Upper-middle £121
93 V
31. Barum Polaris 5
73.7%
74.3%
75.7%
73.9%
Lowcost £121
93 V
32. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
Upper-middle £158
93 H + 1
33. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
78.5%
70.5%
85.1%
Upper-middle £125
93 H + 1
34. Firestone Winterhawk 3! Newer model available: Firestone Winterhawk 4
77.2%
79.3%
76.8%
82.5%
Upper-middle £116
93 V
35. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost £116
93 V
36. Fortune Fsr901
Lowcost
37. Kormoran SNOW
Lowcost
38. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow! Newer model available: Matador MP93 Nordicca
72.1%
76.1%
77.4%
Lowcost £135
93 H
39. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
71.9%
84.2%
84.2%
Lowcost

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