Winter tyre test 185/65 R15 - ADAC 2019

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 SP Winter Response 2
Highly recommended
1,9
2,3
1,9
2,5
2,7
2,5
1,6
£54
88 T + 2
2. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Highly recommended
2,3
2,1
2,5
2,5
2,6
2,0
2,2
£50
88 T + 1
3. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Highly recommended
2,0
2,4
2,4
2,4
2,6
2,5
2,4
£51
88 T + 2
4. Continental WinterContact TS 860
Recommended
1,8
2,5
2,2
2,6
2,6
2,5
1,9
£52
88 T + 1
5. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
Recommended
2,1
2,5
2,5
2,6
2,9
2,0
2,6
£43
88 T + 4
6. Michelin Alpin A4
Recommended
2,1
2,2
2,8
2,3
3,0
1,5
2,7
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Recommended
2,5
2,7
2,9
2,9
2,9
2,5
2,0
£47
88 T + 3
8. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
Recommended
2,8
3,0
2,7
2,4
3,1
2,5
1,8
£48
88 T
9. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Recommended
1,9
2,5
3,1
2,5
2,7
2,5
2,2
£71
88 T + 1
10. Nokian WR D4
Recommended
2,9
3,1
2,0
2,3
2,9
3,0
1,7
£47
88 T + 3
11. Gislaved euro Frost 6
Recommended
3,2
2,8
2,7
2,3
2,6
2,5
1,9
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
Recommended
2,8
2,7
3,2
2,4
3,2
3,0
2,3
£40
88 T + 1
13. Viking WinTech
Recommended
3,2
2,5
2,5
2,3
2,7
2,5
2,1
14. Sava Eskimo S3+
Conditionally recommended
2,8
3,6
1,9
2,3
2,7
2,0
2,0
15. Toyo Snowprox S943
Not recommended
2,6
3,0
5,1
2,5
2,6
2,0
2,1
16. Davanti Wintoura
Not recommended
5,5
3,4
3,8
2,2
2,8
2,0
1,6
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2019 185/65 R15 test performed by ADAC on a Volkswagen Polo in 2019. This test was performed in 185/65 R15, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (185). Dunlop SP Winter Response 2 is the best of 16 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Kleber KRISALP HP3, Pirelli Cinturato Winter, Continental WinterContact TS 860; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320, 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 £54 88 T + 1
2. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £45 88 T + 1
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £61 88 T + 1
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £62 88 T + 1
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £61 88 T
10
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £51 92 H
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £48 88 T + 2
8. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £46 0 T + 1
9. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £50 88 T + 1
10. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £51 88 T + 1
11. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £78 88 T + 2
8
12. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £45 88 T + 1
13. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £46 88 T
14. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
15. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
16. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
17. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £47 88 T + 1
14
18. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £47 88 T
19. Semperit Master-Grip 2
59% Lowcost £46 88 T + 1
20. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £36 88 T + 1
21. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £46 88 T + 1
22. Starfire W200
20% Lowcost
23. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
6
24. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
25. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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