winter tyre test 225/55 R17 - Autobild 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
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wet
dry
snow
price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
exemplary
1-
2
1-
£ 123
97 H + 3
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
exemplary
2+
2
1-
3. Michelin Alpin 5
exemplary
1-
2
2+
£ 128
97 H + 4
4. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
exemplary
1-
2
2
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
good +
2
2+
2
£ 113
97 H + 3
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
satisfactory
2
2-
2
£ 85
97 H + 2
7. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
satisfactory
1-
2-
3+
8. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£ 74
97 H + 2
9. Maxxis WP-05 Arctictrekker
not recommended
3
2-
2-
£ 86
101 V
10. Pace Antarctica 5
not recommended
4+
3+
2+
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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.
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1. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
97% premium £ 140 97 H + 4
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87% premium
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £ 145 101 V
4. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £ 99 101 H + 1
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6. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £ 97 97 H + 2
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 93 101 V
8. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 106 97 H + 1
9. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 122 97 H + 4
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £ 73 97 H + 2
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12. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
65% premium
13. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 95 97 H + 1
14. Nokian WR C3
63% upper-middle £ 150 109 T
15. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost
16. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £ 100 101 V
17. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost
2
18. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 93 97 H + 1
19. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 103 97 H + 1
20. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle
21. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
22. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost
23. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
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24. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
25. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
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