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
£ 111
94 V + 4
2. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
good +
2,1
2,3
2,0
2,5
3,3
2,0
1,8
£ 94
91 H + 2
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
good +
2,3
2,3
1,8
2,5
3,3
2,0
2,1
£ 61
91 H + 3
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
£ 74
94 V + 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
£ 61
91 H + 1
10. Nokian WR D4
satisfactory
2,9
2,5
1,8
2,5
3,4
3,0
1,7
£ 66
91 H + 2
11. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
satisfactory
2,5
2,9
3,1
2,5
3,4
2,0
2,0
£ 53
91 H + 3
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
satisfactory
3,3
3,2
2,2
2,5
3,4
2,0
2,6
£ 60
91 H + 2
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 + 3
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

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 94 V
2. Michelin ALPIN A4
82% premium £ 83 91 H
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
75% upper-middle £ 62 91 T + 3
4. Debica Frigo 2
74% lowcost
5. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
72% lowcost
6. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
70% premium £ 110 91 H + 2
7. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 67 91 H + 2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
68% upper-middle £ 71 91 T + 2
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 57 91 H + 4
10. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
63% upper-middle £ 70 94 V + 4
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
63% upper-middle £ 59 91 H + 1
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
62% upper-middle £ 70 94 V
13. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 56 91 H + 1
14. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
53% upper-middle £ 61 91 T + 2
15. Sava ESKIMO S3+
52% lowcost
16. Sava Eskimo HP2
51% lowcost
17. Debica Frigo HP2
49% lowcost £ 55 91 H
18. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
45% lowcost
19. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 69 91 H
20. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 71 94 V + 3
21. Imperial SnowDragon HP
24% lowcost
22. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
23. Toyo SnowProx S943
23% upper-middle £ 55 91 T
24. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost
25. Michelin ALPIN 6
1% premium £ 75 91 T + 3
26. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
27. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £ 57 91 T + 3
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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