All season tyre test 225/50 R17 - Autobild 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Rolling resistance
Noise
Positive features
Neagative features
Comfort
Price
1. Michelin CrossClimate
-
7
8
6
7
6
As good as summer tyre on dry surfaces, short braking distance on wet, low rolling resistance
Expensive, average in the bends on wet roads
7
£162
98 V
2. Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
-
7
5
7
6
9
Almost as good as winter tyre on snow, very short braking distances on wet roads, very comfortable and quiet
Expensive, average aquaplaning, average on dry roads
7
£110
94 V + 1
3. Nokian WeatherProof
-
6
3
7
5
7
On snow very similar to winter tire, good wet braking, quiet
Average dry handling, higher rolling resistance
4
£102
98 V
4. Vredestein Quatrac 5
-
6
6
5
7
7
Good on snow and wet, low rolling resistance
average aquaplaning
6
5. Pirelli Cinturato All Season
-
6
5
5
6
5
Good in aquaplaning, very balanced properties
Average dry handling, expensive
5
£143
98 W + 1
6. Uniroyal AllSeasonExpert
-
4
3
5
6
8
Safe on snow, good resistance to aquaplaning, quiet and comfortable, low price
Long braking distance on dry, poor handling and braking on wet
7
7. Falken EUROALL SEASON AS200
-
6
5
3
2
7
Good resistance to aquaplaning, good wet braking, low price
Poor traction on snow, poor handling on the wet, higher rolling resistance
5
£104
98 V
8. Syron 365 Days
-
1
5
2
2
4
Good resistance to aquaplaning, good handling on dry roads, very inexpensive
Very weak adhesion on wet, poor grip on snow, higher rolling resistance, higher noisiness
4
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Rolling resistance Noise Positive features Neagative features Comfort Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2017 225/50 R17 test performed by Autobild on a in 2017. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Michelin CrossClimate is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2, Nokian WeatherProof, Vredestein Quatrac 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as BFGoodrich G-Grip All Season 2, Kormoran All Season, Bridgestone Weather Control A005.

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 AllSeasonContact
90% Premium £129 98 V
2. Michelin CrossClimate+
86% Premium £124 98 V + 1
3. GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
84% Premium £119 98 W
4. Barum Quartaris 5
80% Lowcost £91 98 V
5. Firestone Multiseason 2
76% Upper-middle £95 98 V
14
6. BFGoodrich G-Grip All Season 2
76% Upper-middle
7. Kormoran All Season
75% Lowcost
8. Bridgestone Weather Control A005
67% Premium £133 98 V
9. Kleber Quadraxer 2
66% Upper-middle £97 98 W
10. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £106 98 W + 1
11. Yokohama BluEarth-4S AW21
61% Upper-middle £88 98 V
14
12. Uniroyal AllSeasonExpert 2
32% Upper-middle £96 98 V
13. Goodyear Vector 4Seasons
20% Premium £104 94 V + 3
14. Cooper Discoverer All Season
1% Upper-middle £75 0 V
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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