Winter tyre test 185/65 R15 - ADAC 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Ice
Noise
Wear
Fuel consumption
Price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
-
2,2
2,5
1,8
2,5
2,9
2,0
1,5
£71
88 T + 1
2. Michelin Alpin A4
-
2,4
2,0
2,4
2,4
3,5
1
2,5
£115
88 T + 1
3. Nokian WR D4
-
2,7
2,4
2,4
2,5
3,8
2,5
2,0
£44
88 T + 3
4. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
-
2,7
2,3
2,6
2,6
3,6
2,5
2,4
£46
88 T
5. Esa-Tecar Super Grip 9
-
2,8
2,4
2,1
2,8
2,9
2,5
1,7
6. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
-
2,8
1,9
2,6
2,8
4,0
2,5
2,3
£41
88 T + 4
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
2,8
2,6
1,9
2,9
3,6
2,5
2,0
£50
88 T + 2
8. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
-
2,1
2,9
2,1
2,2
3,2
2,0
2,4
£50
88 T + 2
9. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
-
1,8
3,0
2,1
2,7
3,0
2,5
2,0
£52
88 T + 2
10. Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2
-
3,1
1,9
2,7
2,6
2,8
2,5
2,0
11. Uniroyal MS plus 77
-
2,7
3,3
1,7
2,9
3,7
2,5
2,0
£44
88 T + 1
12. Barum Polaris 3
-
3,4
2,2
2,1
2,8
3,6
1,5
2,0
13. Viking Snow Tech II
-
3,5
2,8
1,7
2,7
3,7
2,5
2,1
14. Firestone Winterhawk 3
-
4,6
2,3
2,8
2,6
3,0
2,0
1,8
£42
88 T
15. Kleber Krisalp HP2
-
4,6
2,2
2,3
2,7
4,4
1,5
2,0
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2016 185/65 R15 test performed by ADAC on a in 2016. This test was performed in 185/65 R15, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (185). Goodyear UltraGrip 9 is the best of 15 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Alpin A4, Nokian WR D4, Vredestein Snowtrac 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin ALPIN 5, Kleber KRISALP HP3, Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320.

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. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92% Premium £52 88 T + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
91% Premium £51 88 T + 1
3. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £71 88 T + 1
4. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £42 88 T + 1
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £52 88 T + 1
12
6. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £61 88 T
7. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £48 88 T + 1
8. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £52 92 H
9. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £45 0 T + 1
10. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £42 88 T + 3
11. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £46 88 T + 1
10
12. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £50 88 T + 1
13. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £44 88 T + 2
14. Sava ESKIMO S3+
73% Lowcost £44 88 T
15. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
72% Upper-middle £39 88 T + 1
16. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £42 88 T
17. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
23
18. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £103 88 T
19. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
20. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £43 88 T + 1
21. Semperit Master-Grip 2
59% Lowcost £43 88 T + 1
22. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £35 88 T + 1
23. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £40 88 T + 1
20
24. Toyo SnowProx S943
38% Upper-middle £44 88 H
25. Starfire W200
20% Lowcost
26. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
27. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost £34 88 H
28. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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