Winter tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autobild 2019

Results

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+
1-
2+
£ 113
94 H + 2
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
exemplary
1-
2
1-
2
3. Michelin Alpin 6
exemplary
2+
2
2+
1-
£ 108
91 H + 2
4. Apollo Aspire XP Winter
exemplary
2+
2
2
1-
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
exemplary
1-
2
2
2
6. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
exemplary
2+
2
2
2-
7. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
good +
2+
2-
1-
2
8. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
good +
2
2-
1-
2+
£ 86
91 H + 1
9. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
good +
2-
2-
1
2
£ 84
91 H + 3
10. Uniroyal MS plus 77
good +
2
2-
2+
2-
£ 84
91 H + 1
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
good +
2
2-
2
2
£ 69
94 H + 2
12. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
good +
2-
2-
2+
2-
£ 82
91 H + 1
13. Nokian WR Snowproof
good +
2-
2-
2+
2-
14. Yokohama W.drive V905
good +
2-
2-
2-
2
15. Kleber KRISALP HP3
satisfactory
2+
3+
1-
2-
£ 74
94 H + 1
16. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
satisfactory
2
3+
1-
2-
£ 83
91 H + 6
17. Sava Eskimo HP2
satisfactory
3+
3
1-
2
£ 67
91 H + 1
18. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
satisfactory
2
2-
3+
3+
19. Debica Frigo HP2
conditionally recommended
3
3
1
2+
£ 69
91 H + 1
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
conditionally recommended
2+
3+
2
3
£ 66
91 H + 2
#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. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £ 79 91 H + 3
2. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £ 95 91 H + 3
3. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £ 99 91 H + 2
4. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 83 94 H + 1
5. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 90 94 H + 1
5
6. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 116 94 H + 5
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium
8. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 91 91 H + 1
10. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 80 91 H
11. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 82 91 H + 2
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12. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 91 91 H
13. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 79 91 H + 2
14. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost
15. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost £ 53 94 V
16. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
17. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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