winter tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autobild 2019

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+
£ 101
91 H + 2
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
exemplary
1-
2
1-
2
£ 82
91 H + 2
3. Michelin Alpin 6
exemplary
2+
2
2+
1-
£ 113
91 H + 2
4. Apollo Aspire XP Winter
exemplary
2+
2
2
1-
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
exemplary
1-
2
2
2
£ 112
91 H + 2
6. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
exemplary
2+
2
2
2-
£ 101
94 H
7. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
good +
2+
2-
1-
2
8. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
good +
2
2-
1-
2+
£ 89
91 H + 1
9. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
good +
2-
2-
1
2
£ 80
91 H + 3
10. Uniroyal MS plus 77
good +
2
2-
2+
2-
£ 79
91 H + 1
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
good +
2
2-
2
2
£ 63
94 H + 2
12. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
good +
2-
2-
2+
2-
£ 79
91 H + 1
13. Nokian WR Snowproof
good +
2-
2-
2+
2-
£ 91
91 H + 1
14. Yokohama W.drive V905
good +
2-
2-
2-
2
15. Kleber KRISALP HP3
satisfactory
2+
3+
1-
2-
£ 78
94 H + 1
16. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
satisfactory
2
3+
1-
2-
£ 88
91 H + 6
17. Sava Eskimo HP2
satisfactory
3+
3
1-
2
£ 59
91 H + 1
18. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
satisfactory
2
2-
3+
3+
19. Debica Frigo HP2
conditionally recommended
3
3
1
2+
£ 73
91 H + 1
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
conditionally recommended
2+
3+
2
3
£ 69
91 H + 2
#name - rating wet dry snow running costs 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. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £ 97 91 H + 3
2. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £ 98 91 H + 3
3. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £ 93 91 H + 2
4. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 79 94 H + 1
5. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 96 91 H + 1
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6. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 123 91 H + 5
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 124 91 H + 1
8. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 92 91 H + 1
10. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 85 91 H
11. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 96 91 H + 2
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12. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 106 91 H
13. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 72 91 H + 2
14. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £ 68 91 H + 1
15. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
16. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
17. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
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