winter tyre test 185/65 R15 - ACE 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#namerating
points total
winter
wet
dry
rolling resistance
noise
running costs
price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
test winner
206
66
68
43
16
7
6
£51
88 T + 1
2. Nokian WR D4
recommended
195
65
58
40
19
6
7
£46
88 T + 2
3. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
recommended
191
57
68
40
17
3
6
£71
88 T + 1
4. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
recommended
186
62
57
39
16
6
6
£59
88 T + 2
5. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
recommended
183
60
56
40
13
5
9
£38
88 T + 1
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
recommended
182
58
53
43
15
6
7
£47
88 T + 2
7. Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2
recommended
181
60
51
42
14
5
9
8. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
conditionally recommended
177
56
59
36
14
2
6
£46
88 T + 1
9. Kenda Wintergen 2
conditionally recommended
173
67
36
39
13
8
10
#name - rating points total winter wet dry rolling resistance noise running costs price

same size tyres not featured in the test

tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#nameour ratingsegmentprice
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
94% premium £51 88 T + 1
2. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £52 88 T + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip 9
83% premium £71 88 T + 1
4. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
81% premium £59 88 T + 2
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £47 92 T
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6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £52 92 T
7. Debica Frigo 2
74% lowcost £45 88 T + 2
8. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £55 88 T
9. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £46 88 T + 2
10. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £43 88 T + 1
11. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
71% premium £46 88 T + 1
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12. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £47 88 T + 2
13. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
64% upper-middle £40 88 T + 3
14. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £43 88 T + 1
15. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £45 88 T
16. Sava ESKIMO S3+
52% lowcost £43 88 T
17. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
46% premium £47 88 T
20
18. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
45% lowcost £44 88 T
19. Semperit Master-Grip 2
44% lowcost £44 88 T + 1
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
40% upper-middle £38 88 T + 1
21. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £41 88 T
22. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
23. Imperial SnowDragon HP
24% lowcost £35 88 T + 1
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24. Toyo SnowProx S943
23% upper-middle £45 88 H
25. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £40 88 T + 1
26. Starfire W200
19% lowcost
27. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
28. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £42 88 T + 1
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