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Winter tyre test 235/55 R17 - ADAC 2020

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. Michelin Pilot Alpin 5
Good +
2,3
1,9
1,8
2,4
3,0
1,5
2,1
£149
103 H + 1
2. Esa-Tecar Super Grip Pro
Satisfactory
2,6
2,7
2,2
2,3
3,5
0,8
2,3
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Satisfactory
2,2
2,7
2,3
2,4
2,9
1,5
1,8
£137
103 V + 1
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV
Satisfactory
2,5
2,2
2,8
2,5
3,3
1,5
2,2
£163
103 V
5. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Satisfactory
2,3
2,2
2,8
2,4
3,2
2,0
2,1
£107
99 H + 1
6. Nokian WR Snowproof
Satisfactory
2,9
2,5
2,5
2,7
2,7
2,0
2,1
£107
103 V
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Satisfactory
1,5
3,0
2,2
2,4
3,0
2,0
1,8
£122
99 H + 1
8. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Satisfactory
2,4
3,0
2,0
2,4
2,9
2,5
2,0
£105
103 V
9. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Satisfactory
2,3
3,0
2,6
2,7
3,4
2,5
2,3
10. Cooper Discoverer Winter
Satisfactory
3,1
3,1
2,2
2,4
3,0
2,5
1,9
£90
99 H + 1
11. Fulda Kristall Control SUV
Satisfactory
3,1
3,1
2,6
2,4
2,6
2,0
2,0
£111
103 V + 2
12. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Satisfactory
1,9
3,4
2,7
2,5
3,1
1,5
2,1
13. Semperit Speed-Grip 3 SUV
Sufficient
2,7
3,9
2,6
2,3
3,1
0,8
1,9
£119
103 V
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2020 235/55 R17 test performed by ADAC on a Ford Kuga in 2020. This test was performed in 235/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 is the best of 13 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Esa-Tecar Super Grip Pro, GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+, Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III, Firestone Winterhawk 4.

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. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £125 99 H + 2
2. Nokian WR SUV 4
89% Upper-middle £116 103 H
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £115 99 V + 1
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle £168 99 H + 1
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6. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £133 103 H + 1
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £118 99 H + 1
8. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £136 103 V
9. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
10. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £94 103 V
11. Nokian WR SUV 3
81% Upper-middle £108 103 H
7
12. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 X W330A
76% Upper-middle £102 99 H + 1
13. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £84 103 V
14. Kumho WinterCraft WS71
75% Upper-middle £93 99 H
15. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2 SUV
75% Upper-middle £186 99 H + 2
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% Premium £129 99 H
17. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320
71% Upper-middle
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18. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £113 103 V
19. Firestone Destination Winter
71% Upper-middle
20. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £109 103 V
21. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
67% Lowcost £78 103 V + 1
22. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
23. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
3
24. Barum Polaris 3 4x4
65% Lowcost
25. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
26. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £95 103 V
27. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
51% Premium
28. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
29. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £68 103 V
2
30. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £51 103 V
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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