Winter 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
running costs
Price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
exemplary
2+
2+
2+
2-
£ 125
98 H + 1
2. Michelin Alpin 5
exemplary
2+
2
2
2+
£ 138
98 H + 2
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
exemplary
2+
2
2
2-
£ 98
94 H + 5
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
good +
2+
2
2+
3+
£ 92
98 H + 3
5. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
good +
2
2
2+
2-
£ 93
98 H + 1
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
good +
2
2-
1
2
7. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
good +
2
2
2+
1-
£ 103
98 H + 1
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
good +
1-
2-
2
2+
£ 118
94 H + 7
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
good +
2
2-
1-
2
£ 110
98 H + 1
10. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
good +
2-
2
2
1-
11. Gislaved Euro Frost 5
good +
2-
2
2
2+
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2+
£ 82
94 H + 3
13. Uniroyal MS plus 77
satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2+
£ 89
98 H + 1
14. Nokian WR D4
satisfactory
2
2-
2
3+
£ 97
98 H + 1
15. Yokohama W.drive V905
satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2-
16. Barum Polaris 3
satisfactory
3+
2
1-
2+
17. Sava Eskimo HP2
satisfactory
3+
2-
2
1-
18. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
satisfactory
1-
2
3+
3
19. Firestone Winterhawk 3
satisfactory
3+
2
2
2-
£ 85
98 H + 2
20. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
satisfactory
2-
2
3+
2
£ 87
98 V + 5
#Name - Rating wet dry snow running costs Price
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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
97% premium £ 115 94 H + 5
2. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £ 114 98 H + 2
3. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £ 113 94 H + 1
4. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 89 98 V
5. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 112 94 H + 1
3
6. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 95 98 H + 5
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 118 98 H + 1
8. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 87 94 H + 1
9. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost
10. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 80 94 H + 2
11. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 104 94 V + 1
9
12. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
13. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
14. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £ 49 94 H + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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