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
stopping distance on wet
stopping distance on snow
price
1. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
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35,1
25,9
£100
98 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
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33,5
27,5
£110
98 H + 1
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
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33,4
27,7
£161
94 H + 4
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
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32,5
28,7
£120
94 H + 7
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
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33,6
27,6
£101
94 H + 7
6. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
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34,4
27,4
£91
98 H + 1
7. Michelin Alpin 5
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33,3
28,7
£122
94 H + 2
8. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
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32,2
29,8
9. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
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34
28,3
£74
98 V + 1
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
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35,7
26,7
£87
98 H + 1
11. Nokian WR D4
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35
27,7
£131
98 H + 1
12. Yokohama W.drive V905
-
34,7
28,3
13. Barum Polaris 3
-
35,8
27,6
14. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
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35,5
28,1
£90
98 H + 1
15. Sava Eskimo HP2
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36,4
27,2
£75
98 V
16. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
-
34,8
29,2
£72
94 H + 3
17. Uniroyal MS plus 77
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36
28,1
£87
98 H + 1
18. Firestone Winterhawk 3
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36,3
27,9
£80
98 H + 2
19. Gislaved Euro Frost 5
-
36,5
28,0
20. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
-
35,9
28,6
21. Falken Eurowinter HS449
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36,1
29,1
£101
94 V + 1
22. Aeolus snowace 2 HP AW09
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36
29,4
23. General Altimax Winter Plus
-
36,7
28,8
24. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2+
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35,7
30,2
25. Platin RP 50
-
37
29
26. Avon WV7
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35,8
30,6
27. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
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33,7
32,7
28. Toyo Snowprox S954
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37,4
29,5
29. Westlake SW608
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37
36,2
30. Goodride SW608 Snowmaster
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35,5
38,2
31. Viking Snow Tech II
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38,2
-
32. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
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38,4
-
£65
98 V
33. Interstate DURATION 30
-
38,6
-
34. Ovation W 586
-
38,9
-
35. Torque TQ022
-
39
-
36. Maxxis WP-05 Arctictrekker
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40,1
-
£71
98 V
37. Sunny Wintermax NW 211
-
40,3
-
38. Evergreen Winter EW66
-
40,8
-
39. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
-
41,5
-
40. Riken Snowtime b2
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42,1
-
41. Kormoran Snowpro b2
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42,9
-
42. Sailun Ice Blazer WSL-2
-
43
-
43. Taurus Winter 601
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43,3
-
44. Tigar Winter 1
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43,4
-
45. Nordexx Nivius Snow
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43,8
-
46. Powertrac Snowstar
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44
-
47. Lanvigator Snowpro
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44,2
-
48. Headway HW505
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45,4
-
49. Windforce Snow Power
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46,1
-
50. Maxtrek TREK M7
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50,2
-
#name - rating stopping distance on wet stopping distance on snow 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. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
97% premium £101 94 H + 5
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
94% premium £110 98 H + 1
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £161 94 H + 4
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £101 94 H + 7
5. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £120 94 H + 2
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6. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £126 94 H + 1
7. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £87 98 H + 1
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £100 98 H + 1
9. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £122 94 H + 2
10. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £131 98 H + 1
11. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £85 98 V
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12. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £90 98 H + 1
13. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £100 94 H + 1
14. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £91 94 H + 5
15. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £74 98 V + 1
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £120 94 H + 7
17. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £80 94 H + 5
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18. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £91 98 H + 1
19. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £86 98 H + 1
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £72 94 H + 3
21. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
22. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost £75 98 V
23. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £87 98 H + 1
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24. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £123 94 H + 1
25. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £74 98 V
26. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £70 94 H + 2
27. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £101 94 V + 1
28. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £80 98 H + 2
29. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
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30. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £48 94 H + 1
31. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £74 98 H + 1
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