winter tyre test 225/55 R17 - Autobild 2020

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+
exemplary
2+
2
1
£110
97 H + 2
2. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
exemplary
2+
2
2+
£112
97 H + 1
3. Michelin Alpin 6
exemplary
2+
2
2
£132
97 H + 1
4. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
exemplary
2+
2
2
£102
97 H
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
good +
2+
2
1
£132
101 V + 1
6. Toyo Observe S944
good +
2
2+
2-
7. Uniroyal MS plus 77
good +
2
2-
2+
£98
101 V
8. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
satisfactory
2
2-
2-
9. Syron Everest 1 plus
not recommended
3+
3
1-
10. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
not recommended
4-
3+
1-
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Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2020 225/55 R17 SUV test performed by Autobild on a BMW X1 in 2020. 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+ is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (wet, dry, snow, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005, Michelin Alpin 6, Vredestein Wintrac Pro; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin ALPIN 5, Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, 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
94% premium £112 97 H + 1
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
93% premium £110 97 H + 2
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% premium £137 97 H + 4
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% premium £132 97 H + 1
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
90% premium £132 101 V + 1
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6. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% premium £224 97 H + 4
7. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% premium £138 97 H + 3
8. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% premium £148 97 H
9. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
87% upper-middle £124 101 H + 1
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% upper-middle £89 101 H + 1
11. Nokian WR D4
86% upper-middle £113 97 H + 2
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12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% premium £124 97 H + 4
13. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% premium £133 97 H
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% premium £112 97 H + 4
15. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% upper-middle £89 97 H + 3
16. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% lowcost £122 97 H + 1
17. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% upper-middle £108 97 H + 1
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18. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% upper-middle £95 97 H
19. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% lowcost £92 97 H + 1
20. Continental VanContact Winter
76% premium £181 109 T
21. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% upper-middle £98 101 V
22. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% upper-middle £80 97 H + 2
23. Pirelli CARRIER WINTER
75% premium £171 109 T
2
24. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% premium £171 101 V
25. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% lowcost £79 101 V
26. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% lowcost £72 101 V
27. Falken EuroWinter VAN01
65% upper-middle £111 109 T
28. Nokian WR C3
65% upper-middle £140 109 T
29. Nokian WR A4
63% upper-middle £100 97 H + 1
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30. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% upper-middle £107 97 H + 1
31. Debica Frigo HP2
62% lowcost £79 101 V
32. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% upper-middle £86 97 H + 1
33. Barum Polaris 5
61% lowcost £80 101 V
34. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% upper-middle £97 101 V
35. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% lowcost £73 97 H + 2
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36. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% lowcost £69 101 V
37. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £52 97 H
38. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% lowcost
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