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
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Exemplary
1-
2
1-
£161
97 H + 3
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Exemplary
2+
2
1-
3. Michelin Alpin 5
Exemplary
1-
2
2+
£132
97 H + 4
4. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Exemplary
1-
2
2
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
Good +
2
2+
2
£124
97 H + 4
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
Satisfactory
2
2-
2
£88
97 H + 3
7. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
Satisfactory
1-
2-
3+
8. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£77
97 H + 2
9. Maxxis WP-05 Arctictrekker
Not recommended
3
2-
2-
£83
101 V
10. Pace Antarctica 5
Not recommended
4+
3+
2+
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2017 225/55 R17 SUV test performed by Autobild on a in 2017. This test was performed in 225/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P, Michelin Alpin 5, Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, Michelin ALPIN 6, Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4.

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. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92% Premium
2. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% Premium £131 97 H + 4
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
92% Premium £115 97 H + 3
4. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £101 101 V
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
90% Premium £109 101 V + 1
3
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle
7. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £136 97 H + 1
8. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £149 97 H
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £99 97 H + 2
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £100 101 V + 1
11. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £138 97 H + 1
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12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £126 97 H + 4
13. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost
14. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% Lowcost £125 97 H + 1
15. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £114 97 H + 1
16. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £99 97 H
17. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% Lowcost £96 97 H + 1
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18. Toyo Snowprox S954
79% Upper-middle £92 101 V + 1
19. Continental VanContact Winter
76% Premium £181 109 T
20. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
21. Pirelli CARRIER WINTER
75% Premium £159 109 T
22. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £95 101 V
23. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% Premium £114 101 V
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24. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost
25. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
26. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost
27. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £50 101 V
28. Falken EuroWinter VAN01
65% Upper-middle £116 109 T
29. Nokian WR C3
65% Upper-middle £143 109 T
20
30. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
31. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £107 97 H + 1
32. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £86 97 H + 1
33. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost
34. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
35. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% Lowcost £74 97 H + 2
4
36. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost
37. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £49 97 H
38. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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