winter tyre test 225/45 R17 - 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. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
2,4
2,4
1,9
2,2
2,8
2,0
1,6
£90
91 H + 6
2. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
-
2,7
2,9
2,7
2,6
3,1
2,5
2,2
3. Firestone Winterhawk 3
-
3,0
2,9
2,4
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,2
£68
91 H + 2
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
-
2,7
3,0
1,7
2,0
3,2
2,0
1,5
£101
91 H + 3
5. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
-
3,0
2,2
2,5
2,4
3,5
2,5
2,3
6. Nokian WR D4
-
2,6
2,4
2,2
2,1
3,1
3,0
2,0
£94
91 H + 2
7. Uniroyal MS plus 77
-
2,3
3,2
2,5
2,6
3,1
2,5
1,9
£78
91 H + 1
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
2,5
2,1
3,3
2,4
3,7
2,0
2,1
£80
91 H + 1
9. Viking Snow Tech II
-
3,4
3,2
2,4
2,7
4,1
2,0
2,4
10. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
-
2,4
2,4
3,4
2,5
3,0
3,0
2,4
11. Yokohama W.drive V905
-
3,3
2,5
2,1
2,9
4,0
3,5
2,4
12. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
-
3,7
2,6
2,2
2,5
3,2
2,0
1,9
£61
91 H + 1
13. BF Goodrich g-force Winter
-
3,9
2,6
2,2
2,2
3,6
1,5
1,8
#name - rating wet dry snow ice noise wear fuel consumption 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 £98 91 H + 2
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £101 91 H + 3
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £90 91 H + 6
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £107 91 H + 2
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £69 94 H + 1
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6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £83 94 H + 1
7. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £95 91 H + 3
8. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £94 91 H + 2
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £76 94 H + 1
10. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £91 91 H + 1
11. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £75 91 H + 1
5
12. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £65 94 H + 2
13. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £85 91 H + 5
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £80 91 H + 1
15. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
64% upper-middle £80 91 H + 3
16. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle
17. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £83 91 H + 1
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18. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £87 91 H + 1
19. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £66 91 H + 2
20. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost £59 91 H + 1
21. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £78 91 H + 1
22. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £80 91 H
23. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £62 91 H + 1
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24. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £85 91 H + 2
25. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £77 91 H
26. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £68 91 H + 2
27. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £61 91 H + 1
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
29. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £64 91 H + 1
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30. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
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