winter tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autoexpress 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#namerating
wet
dry
snow
rolling resistance
noise
price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
-
98,4
99,4
100
98,4
98,8
£102
91 H + 3
2. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
98,7
98,7
98,1
100
99
£91
91 H + 6
3. Continental ContiWinterContact TS850
-
100
99,6
94,9
97
99,6
4. Michelin Alpin 5
-
99,9
100
94,2
84,9
99,1
£95
91 H + 3
5. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
-
99,6
99
94,8
93
99,1
6. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
-
97,8
99,6
95
90
100
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32S
-
95,8
99,1
95
84
99,3
#name - rating wet dry snow rolling resistance noise 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. Continental WinterContact TS 860
94% premium £98 91 H + 2
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £102 91 H + 3
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £91 91 H + 6
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £107 91 H + 2
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £69 94 H + 1
8
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £82 94 H + 1
7. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £95 91 H + 3
8. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £95 91 H + 2
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £76 94 H + 1
10. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £90 91 H + 1
11. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £76 91 H + 1
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12. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £64 94 H + 2
13. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £85 91 H + 5
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £80 91 H + 1
15. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
64% upper-middle £80 91 H + 3
16. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle
17. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £82 91 H + 1
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18. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £87 91 H + 1
19. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £66 91 H + 2
20. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost £64 91 H + 1
21. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £79 91 H + 1
22. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £80 91 H
23. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £62 91 H + 1
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24. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £85 91 H + 2
25. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £78 91 H
26. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £68 91 H + 2
27. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £61 91 H + 1
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
29. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £64 91 H + 1
4
30. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
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