Winter tyre test 175/65 R14 - ADAC 2018

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 +
1,7
2,3
1,8
2,5
3,5
2,0
2,2
£51
82 T + 1
2. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
Good +
1,8
2,4
1,9
2,5
3,4
2,0
1,7
£52
82 T
3. Firestone Winterhawk 3
Satisfactory
2,6
2,0
2,3
2,5
3,3
2,0
1,8
£39
82 T + 1
4. Nokian WR D4
Satisfactory
2,4
2,6
2,7
2,4
3,8
2,0
2,2
£40
82 T
5. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Satisfactory
2,2
2,6
2,8
2,5
3,5
1,5
1,8
£58
82 T + 3
6. Debica Frigo 2
Satisfactory
2,9
2,9
2,2
2,5
3,5
2,0
2,2
£39
82 T
7. Esa-Tecar Super Grip 9
Satisfactory
2,4
2,5
2,9
2,5
3,3
2,0
1,6
8. Sava Eskimo S3+
Satisfactory
2,9
2,9
2,2
2,5
3,5
2,0
2,1
£41
82 T
9. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
Satisfactory
2,9
2,3
2,2
2,5
3,9
2,5
1,8
£43
82 T + 1
10. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Satisfactory
2,4
3,1
2,2
2,5
3,2
3,0
2,0
£43
82 T + 1
11. Semperit Master-Grip 2
Sufficient
2,5
3,7
2,0
2,5
3,8
2,5
2,4
£41
82 T + 1
12. Nankang Winter Activa SV-3
Poor
4,7
2,5
5,5
2,5
3,5
2,0
2,7
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2018 175/65 R14 test performed by ADAC on a Ford Fiesta in 2018. This test was performed in 175/65 R14, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (175). Continental WinterContact TS 860 is the best of 12 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Dunlop SP Winter Response 2, Firestone Winterhawk 3, Nokian WR D4; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452, Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001, 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 £55 82 T
2. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £40 82 T + 1
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £53 82 T
4. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £52 82 T
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £42 82 T
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6. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
84% Upper-middle £39 82 T + 1
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £55 82 T + 1
8. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £41 0 T + 1
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £39 82 T + 1
10. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £42 82 T
11. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
9
12. Continental VanContact Winter
76% Premium £72 90 T
13. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £50 82 T + 2
14. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £40 82 T + 1
15. Pirelli CARRIER WINTER
75% Premium £76 90 T
16. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
72% Upper-middle £37 82 T
17. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £39 82 T + 1
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18. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £47 82 T
19. Falken EuroWinter VAN01
65% Upper-middle £59 90 T
20. Matador MPS530 Sibir Snow Van
65% Lowcost £59 90 T
21. Uniroyal SNOW MAX 2
65% Upper-middle
22. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £39 82 T + 1
23. Yokohama BluEarth winter WY01
55% Upper-middle £92 90 T
20
24. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £32 82 T + 1
25. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER
48% Upper-middle £50 82 T
26. Kleber KRISALP HP2
31% Upper-middle £41 82 T
27. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost £35 82 T
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost £39 82 T
29. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
15
30. Imperial SnowDragon 2
1% Lowcost £35 90 T
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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