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
£52
88 T + 2
2. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Highly recommended
2,3
2,1
2,5
2,5
2,6
2,0
2,2
£46
88 T + 1
3. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Highly recommended
2,0
2,4
2,4
2,4
2,6
2,5
2,4
£50
88 T + 2
4. Continental WinterContact TS 860
Recommended
1,8
2,5
2,2
2,6
2,6
2,5
1,9
£51
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
£41
88 T + 4
6. Michelin Alpin A4
Recommended
2,1
2,2
2,8
2,3
3,0
1,5
2,7
£90
88 T + 1
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Recommended
2,5
2,7
2,9
2,9
2,9
2,5
2,0
£42
88 T + 3
8. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
Recommended
2,8
3,0
2,7
2,4
3,1
2,5
1,8
£46
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
£44
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
£39
88 T + 1
13. Viking WinTech
Recommended
3,2
2,5
2,5
2,3
2,7
2,5
2,1
£48
88 T + 1
14. Sava Eskimo S3+
Conditionally recommended
2,8
3,6
1,9
2,3
2,7
2,0
2,0
£45
88 T
15. Toyo Snowprox S943
Not recommended
2,6
3,0
5,1
2,5
2,6
2,0
2,1
£43
88 H
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 £52 88 T + 1
2. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £42 88 T + 1
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £46 88 T + 1
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £65 88 T + 1
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £60 88 T
16
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £52 92 H
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £50 88 T + 2
8. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £45 0 T + 1
9. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £47 88 T + 1
10. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £48 88 T + 1
11. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £44 88 T + 2
13
12. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £44 88 T + 1
13. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £42 88 T
14. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
15. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £165 88 T
16. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
17. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £42 88 T + 1
10
18. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £43 88 T
19. Semperit Master-Grip 2
59% Lowcost £43 88 T + 1
20. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £35 88 T + 1
21. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £41 88 T + 1
22. Starfire W200
20% Lowcost
23. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
4
24. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
25. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost £34 88 H
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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