Winter tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2018

Results

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 +
2,1
2,5
1,9
2,5
3,0
2,0
1,7
£ 69
91 T + 4
2. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
good +
2,1
2,3
2,0
2,5
3,3
2,0
1,8
£ 60
91 T + 2
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
good +
2,3
2,3
1,8
2,5
3,3
2,0
2,1
£ 61
91 T + 5
4. Kleber KRISALP HP3
satisfactory
2,6
2,4
1,9
2,3
3,1
2,0
2,0
£ 57
91 T + 3
5. Michelin Alpin 5
satisfactory
2,4
2,0
2,7
2,5
3,6
1,0
2,4
£ 83
91 T + 6
6. Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2
satisfactory
2,6
2,3
2,7
2,5
3,2
1,5
2,5
7. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
satisfactory
2,7
2,5
2,8
2,3
3,6
2,0
2,1
£ 58
91 H + 1
8. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
satisfactory
2,8
2,3
1,9
2,5
3,6
2,5
1,8
£ 67
94 H
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
satisfactory
2,4
2,1
2,9
2,3
3,6
1,0
1,9
£ 60
91 T + 2
10. Nokian WR D4
satisfactory
2,9
2,5
1,8
2,5
3,4
3,0
1,7
£ 68
91 T + 4
11. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
satisfactory
2,5
2,9
3,1
2,5
3,4
2,0
2,0
£ 53
91 T + 3
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
satisfactory
3,3
3,2
2,2
2,5
3,4
2,0
2,6
£ 52
91 T + 4
13. Giti GitiWinter W1
satisfactory
3,3
3,6
1,8
2,3
3,4
2,5
2,2
14. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
satisfactory
2,2
3,5
2,1
2,3
3,2
2,5
2,2
£ 69
91 T + 2
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
sufficient
2,3
3,6
2,6
2,3
3,1
2,5
2,1
£ 60
91 T + 7
16. Laufenn I FIT
poor
5,5
2,2
2,2
2,5
3,5
1,5
1,7
#Name - Rating wet dry snow ice noise wear fuel consumption Price
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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. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £ 88 91 H + 1
2. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £ 75 91 T + 3
3. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £ 83 91 H
4. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £ 62 91 T + 3
5. Debica Frigo 2
74% lowcost
13
6. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
72% lowcost
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 71 91 T + 2
8. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 67 91 H + 2
9. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 110 91 H + 2
10. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 57 91 H + 5
11. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
64% upper-middle £ 55 91 T + 7
23
12. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £ 59 91 H + 1
13. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 70 94 V
14. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost
15. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £ 61 91 T + 2
16. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 61 91 T + 2
17. Sava ESKIMO S3+
52% lowcost
9
18. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £ 55 91 H
19. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
45% lowcost
20. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 69 91 H + 1
21. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 63 91 T + 3
22. Imperial SnowDragon HP
24% lowcost
23. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
25
24. Toyo SnowProx S943
23% upper-middle £ 55 91 T
25. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost
26. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
27. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £ 57 91 T + 3
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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