winter tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#namerating
wet
dry
snow
running costs
price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
-
1-
2
2+
1
£ 74
91 T + 4
2. Michelin Alpin 5
-
2+
2
1-
2
£ 86
91 T + 6
3. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
-
2+
2
2+
2-
£ 63
91 T + 2
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
2+
2-
1-
2
£ 66
91 T + 5
5. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
-
2+
2
2
2+
£ 59
91 T + 2
6. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
-
2
2
2
2
7. Nokian WR D4
-
2
2-
2+
2-
£ 62
91 T + 4
8. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
-
2-
2
2
2
£ 54
91 T + 7
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
2
3+
2+
1-
£ 60
91 H + 5
10. Barum Polaris 3
-
2
3+
2+
2+
11. Kleber Krisalp HP2
-
3+
2-
2+
1-
12. Uniroyal MS plus 77
-
2-
3
1-
2+
£ 58
91 T + 2
13. General Altimax Winter Plus
-
3+
2-
2+
2+
14. Mabor Winter-Jet 2
-
3+
2
2
2+
15. Sava eskimo hp
-
3
2-
2+
2+
16. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
-
2
3+
2
3
17. Falken Eurowinter HS449
-
2-
3+
2-
2
£ 65
91 H + 1
18. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
-
3+
2
2-
2-
£ 81
94 H
19. BF Goodrich g-force Winter
-
3
2-
2
1-
20. Fulda Kristall Control HP
-
3
2
2
2-
#name - rating wet dry snow running costs 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
2. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £ 78 91 T + 3
3. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £ 79 91 H
4. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £ 57 91 T + 3
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle
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6. Debica Frigo 2
74% lowcost
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 69 91 T + 2
8. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £ 65 91 H + 1
9. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 63 91 H + 2
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 88 91 H + 2
11. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 64 91 T + 7
13
12. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 62 91 T + 2
14. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 61 94 V
15. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost
16. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 58 91 T + 2
17. Sava ESKIMO S3+
52% lowcost £ 49 91 T
12
18. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £ 58 91 H
19. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 64 91 T + 3
20. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
45% lowcost
21. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
40% upper-middle £ 49 91 T + 4
22. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 52 91 T + 3
23. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
6
24. Imperial SnowDragon HP
24% lowcost £ 39 91 H + 1
25. Toyo SnowProx S943
23% upper-middle
26. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £ 54 91 T + 3
27. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
28. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
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