Winter tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autoexpress 2016

Results

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
points total
wet
dry
snow
rolling resistance
noise
Price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
-
100
94,6
99,8
96,2
100
100
£ 69
91 T + 4
2. Nokian WR D4
-
99,7
96,9
99,5
99
85,1
97,9
£ 68
91 T + 4
3. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
-
99,3
93,4
98,35
97,9
85,5
98,7
£ 69
91 T + 2
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
-
99
96
98,5
95,8
94,6
99,4
£ 88
91 H + 1
5. Michelin Alpin 5
-
98,5
88,2
97
98,8
88,7
98,4
£ 83
91 T + 6
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
98,4
95,6
96
94,9
85,6
99,8
£ 57
91 H + 5
7. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
97,7
93
99,8
93,4
97,6
97,9
£ 61
91 T + 5
8. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
-
97,6
92,1
99,6
95,9
86,1
99,1
£ 55
91 T + 7
#Name - Rating points total wet dry snow rolling resistance noise 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. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £ 75 91 T + 3
2. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £ 83 91 H
3. GoodYear UltraGrip 9
83% premium £ 60 91 T + 2
4. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £ 57 91 T + 3
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £ 62 91 T + 3
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6. Debica Frigo 2
74% lowcost
7. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
72% lowcost
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 71 91 T + 2
9. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £ 58 91 H + 1
10. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 67 91 H + 2
11. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 110 91 H + 2
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12. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 60 91 T + 7
13. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £ 59 91 H + 1
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 60 91 T + 2
15. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 70 94 V
16. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost
17. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £ 61 91 T + 2
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18. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 61 91 T + 2
19. Sava ESKIMO S3+
52% lowcost
20. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £ 55 91 H
21. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 53 91 T + 3
22. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
46% premium £ 67 94 H
23. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
45% lowcost
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24. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 69 91 H + 1
25. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
40% upper-middle £ 52 91 T + 4
26. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 63 91 T + 3
27. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
28. Imperial SnowDragon HP
24% lowcost
29. Toyo SnowProx S943
23% upper-middle £ 55 91 T
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30. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost
31. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £ 57 91 T + 3
32. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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