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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
Stopping distance on wet
Stopping distance on snow
Price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
-
34,2
25,6
£167
91 T + 5
2. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
-
36,1
25
3. Michelin Alpin 5
-
35,6
25,8
£116
91 T + 6
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
36,1
25,5
£127
91 T + 6
5. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
-
35,7
26,7
6. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
-
36,2
26,4
£107
91 T + 3
7. Nokian WR D4
-
37,3
26,0
£94
91 T + 4
8. Barum Polaris 3
-
37,2
26,1
9. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
-
36,1
27,3
10. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
38,5
25,9
£146
91 H + 5
11. Uniroyal MS plus 77
-
39,1
25,7
12. Falken Eurowinter HS449
-
38,3
26,9
13. Fulda Kristall Control HP
-
38,9
26,4
14. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
-
39,1
26,2
£105
91 T + 7
15. Kleber Krisalp HP2
-
38,9
26,4
16. General Altimax Winter Plus
-
39,2
26,2
17. Mabor Winter-Jet 2
-
38,9
26,8
18. Sava eskimo hp
-
39,7
26,1
19. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
-
38,9
27,0
20. BF Goodrich g-force Winter
-
39,4
26,8
21. Yokohama W.drive V905
-
39,9
26,9
22. Achilles Winter 101
-
39,7
27,2
23. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
-
40,6
26,4
24. Firestone Winterhawk 3
-
39,8
27,5
£102
91 T + 3
25. Maxxis WP-05 Arctictrekker
-
39,8
27,5
26. Goodride SW601
-
38,5
29,2
27. Accelera X-Grip
-
40,7
29,1
28. Ovation W 586
-
40,9
-
29. Torque TQ022
-
40,9
-
30. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
-
41,0
-
£95
91 T + 4
31. Debica Frigo HP
-
41,1
-
32. Viking Snow Tech II
-
41,1
-
33. Nankang NK Snow SV-2
-
41,4
-
34. Atlas Polarbear 2
-
41,7
-
35. Racealone Snowway 1
-
42,6
-
36. Starfire W200
-
42,6
-
37. Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2
-
42,8
-
38. Premada Winter W440
-
43,1
-
39. Petlas Snowmaster W651
-
43,3
-
40. Fortuna Winter-Max A1
-
43,4
-
41. Double Star DS 803
-
44,6
-
42. Sunny Winter-Max A1 NW212
-
45,2
-
43. Gerutti Winter DS803
-
45,6
-
44. Lanvigator Snowpower
-
46,6
-
45. Nordexx Nivius Snow
-
46,6
-
46. Aplus A502
-
46,8
-
47. Imperial Snowdragon 2
-
46,8
-
48. Minerva Ice-Plus S210
-
47,2
-
49. Tristar Ice-Plus S210
-
47,3
-
50. Superia Bluewin UHP
-
48,1
-
#Name - Rating Stopping distance on wet Stopping distance on snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2016 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild on a in 2016. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Continental WinterContact TS 860 is the best of 50 tested tyres according to tested properties (Stopping distance on wet, Stopping distance on snow, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear UltraGrip 9, Michelin Alpin 5, Dunlop Winter Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin ALPIN 6, Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2.

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 870
91% Premium £117 91 T + 3
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
90% Premium £153 94 V
3. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £109 91 T + 3
4. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
89% Premium £101 91 T + 2
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
89% Upper-middle £106 91 T + 3
6
6. Michelin ALPIN 6
89% Premium £118 91 T + 3
7. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £122 91 H + 1
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
87% Upper-middle £97 91 T + 3
9. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
86% Premium £111 91 T + 2
10. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium
11. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium
11
12. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £100 91 T + 3
13. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
14. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
82% Lowcost £89 0 H + 1
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
81% Lowcost £98 91 T + 3
16. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
17. Falken EuroWinter HS01
80% Upper-middle £98 91 T + 3
4
18. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost £91 91 H + 1
19. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle £98 91 T + 3
20. Toyo Observe S944
79% Upper-middle £86 91 H + 1
21. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
22. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £147 91 H
23. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium
20
24. Sava Eskimo HP2
75% Lowcost £97 91 H + 1
25. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle
26. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £84 91 T
27. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
28. Sava ESKIMO S3+
73% Lowcost £93 91 T
29. Yokohama BluEarth-Winter V906
72% Upper-middle £98 91 T + 1
19
30. Nexen Winguard Snow G3 WH21
67% Lowcost £82 91 T + 2
31. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £85 91 H + 1
32. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
33. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
34. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
66% Premium
35. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65% Upper-middle £105 91 T + 3
28
36. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost £85 91 T + 3
37. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
38. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle
39. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
62% Lowcost £117 91 T + 1
40. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost £97 91 T + 2
41. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
48
42. Toyo SnowProx S943
38% Upper-middle
43. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
25% Lowcost
44. Imperial SnowDragon HP
10% Lowcost
45. Dunlop Wintersport 5
1% Premium £111 91 H
46. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
47. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
28
48. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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