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Winter tyre test 215/55 R17 - Autobild 2022

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. Michelin Alpin 6
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
2+
£177
94 H + 2
2. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
2+
£169
98 H + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Exemplary
2
2
1-
2
£173
98 V + 1
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Exemplary
2
2-
2+
2
£166
98 V + 1
5. Cooper Discoverer Winter
Exemplary
2-
2
2+
2-
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Good
1-
2+
2
3+
£159
98 H + 1
7. Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3
Good
2+
2
2
3+
£144
98 V
8. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
Good
2+
2+
1-
3
£182
94 H + 3
9. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Good
2-
2
1-
2
10. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
Good
2
2-
2+
2
£139
98 V
11. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Good
2-
2-
1-
2-
£132
94 H + 2
12. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Good
2-
2
2+
3+
£152
98 V
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good
2-
2-
2
2
£140
98 V
14. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Good
2-
2
2
3+
£108
98 V + 1
15. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
Good
2
2-
2
3
£117
98 V
16. Firestone Winterhawk 4
Satisfactory
2
3+
2+
2+
£142
98 V
17. Kumho WinterCraft WP52
Satisfactory
3+
2
2-
2
18. Nokian WR Snowproof P
Satisfactory
3+
2
2-
2
£129
98 V
19. Uniroyal WinterExpert
Satisfactory
3+
3
1-
2-
£137
98 V
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2022 215/55 R17 test performed by Autobild on a VW Passat in 2022. This test was performed in 215/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (215). Michelin Alpin 6 is the best of 19 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2, GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+, Dunlop Winter Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER, Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001, Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320.

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
91% Premium
2. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £185 94 H + 4
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium
4. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £176 94 H + 3
5. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
4
6. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £176 94 V + 2
8. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £197 98 V + 2
9. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost £139 98 V
11. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle £145 98 H
2
12. Toyo Observe S944
79% Upper-middle £148 98 V
13. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
14. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle
15. Sava Eskimo HP2
75% Lowcost £145 98 V
16. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle
17. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
21
18. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
19. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £126 98 V
20. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost £118 98 V
21. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £126 98 V
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
14
24. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost £122 98 V
25. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
26. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
27. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
25% Lowcost
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
29. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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