Winter tyre test 195/65 R15 - ADAC 2017

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. Continental WinterContact TS 860
Good +
1,8
2,2
1,9
2,5
3,4
2,5
1,9
£52
91 T + 2
2. Esa-Tecar Super Grip 9
Good +
2,3
2,3
2,3
2,1
3,3
2,5
1,7
3. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Good +
2,5
2,3
2,1
2,5
3,3
2,0
2,0
£47
91 T + 2
4. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
Satisfactory
2,0
2,6
2,1
2,4
3,2
2,5
1,8
£50
91 T + 1
5. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Satisfactory
1,9
2,4
2,7
2,4
3,1
2,0
2,1
£60
91 H + 3
6. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
2,7
2,5
3,7
2,5
2,2
£47
91 H + 5
7. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
Satisfactory
2,7
2,0
2,9
2,5
3,8
3,0
2,0
£49
91 T + 2
8. Yokohama W.drive V905
Satisfactory
2,6
1,7
2,2
2,5
3,7
3,0
2,0
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Satisfactory
2,6
2,6
3,1
2,9
3,6
2,5
2,3
£46
91 H + 2
10. Firestone Winterhawk 3
Satisfactory
3,1
2,1
2,9
2,5
3,4
2,5
1,8
£43
91 H + 3
11. Nokian WR D4
Satisfactory
3,1
2,3
1,7
2,4
3,6
3,0
1,9
£43
91 H + 4
12. Michelin Alpin 5
Satisfactory
2,5
2,1
3,2
2,6
3,5
1,5
2,6
£128
91 H + 4
13. Aeolus Snowace 2 AW08
Satisfactory
2,7
2,4
3,3
2,4
3,4
3,0
2,0
14. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
Satisfactory
3,3
2,4
2,6
2,4
3,6
2,5
2,3
£45
91 H + 2
15. Sava Eskimo S3+
Satisfactory
2,9
3,3
1,9
2,4
3,5
2,5
2,2
£47
91 T + 1
16. Semperit Master-Grip 2
Sufficient
2,5
3,6
2,1
2,7
3,0
3,0
1,9
£55
91 H + 5
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2017 195/65 R15 test performed by ADAC on a in 2017. This test was performed in 195/65 R15, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (195). Continental WinterContact TS 860 is the best of 16 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Esa-Tecar Super Grip 9, Kleber KRISALP HP3, Dunlop SP Winter Response 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001, Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER, Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6.

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 £53 91 T + 2
2. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £43 91 T + 2
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £48 91 T + 2
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £64 91 H + 2
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
90% Premium £96 91 H + 1
4
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £63 91 T + 1
7. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium £45 91 T + 4
8. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £46 0 H + 2
9. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% Lowcost £50 91 H + 1
10. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £53 91 H + 2
11. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
22
12. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £57 91 H + 3
13. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £47 91 T + 1
15. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £53 91 H + 2
16. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £42 91 T
17. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £43 91 T + 1
9
18. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £48 91 T
19. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £49 91 H + 1
20. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £41 91 T + 2
21. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £53 91 H + 2
22. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £39 91 T + 2
23. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £43 91 T + 2
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24. Sava ESKIMO HP
36% Lowcost
25. Starfire W200
20% Lowcost
26. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
27. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
28. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost £46 91 T
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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