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
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Exemplary
2+
2
1
£108
97 H + 4
2. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
£177
97 H + 1
3. Michelin Alpin 6
Exemplary
2+
2
2
£133
97 H + 1
4. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Exemplary
2+
2
2
£103
97 H + 1
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good +
2+
2
1
£124
101 V + 1
6. Toyo Observe S944
Good +
2
2+
2-
7. Uniroyal MS plus 77
Good +
2
2-
2+
£95
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-
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
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 PILOT ALPIN PA4, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III, Michelin ALPIN A4.

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. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% Premium £130 97 H + 4
2. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £150 101 H + 1
3. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £101 101 V
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £161 97 H + 3
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £129 97 H + 4
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6. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £149 97 H
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £126 97 H + 4
8. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £134 97 H + 1
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £99 97 H + 2
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £94 101 H + 1
11. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £115 97 H + 4
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12. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £103 97 H + 3
13. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% Lowcost £125 97 H + 1
14. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £107 97 H + 1
15. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £94 97 H
16. Toyo Snowprox S954
79% Upper-middle £92 101 V + 1
17. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% Lowcost £96 97 H + 1
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18. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
19. Continental VanContact Winter
76% Premium £177 109 T
20. Pirelli CARRIER WINTER
75% Premium £159 109 T
21. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £75 97 H + 2
22. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £80 101 V
23. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% Premium £114 101 V
9
24. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £109 101 V
25. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
26. Falken EuroWinter VAN01
65% Upper-middle £111 109 T
27. Nokian WR C3
65% Upper-middle £130 109 T
28. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £50 101 V
29. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £150 97 H + 1
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30. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £115 97 H + 1
31. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £86 97 H + 1
32. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £80 101 V
33. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
34. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% Lowcost £74 97 H + 2
35. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £91 101 V
2
36. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
37. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £49 97 H
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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