Winter tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autoklub ČR 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
Very good
101
99,5
103,3
100,3
£68
91 T + 4
2. Michelin Alpin 5
Very good
100
100
100
100
£85
91 T + 6
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Very good
99,8
98,1
101,6
99,8
£72
91 H + 6
4. Nokian WR D4
Good +
99,3
97,4
100,5
99,9
£70
91 H + 4
5. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Good +
99,1
97,8
100
99,5
£94
91 H + 2
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
Good +
98,6
98,3
98,9
98,6
£62
91 H + 5
7. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
Satisfactory
96,2
90,3
99,4
98,9
£57
91 H + 7
8. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Satisfactory
95,2
89,8
100,2
95,6
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Autoklub ČR 2016 205/55 R16 test performed by Autoklub ČR on a Škoda Octavia in 2016. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Continental WinterContact TS 860 is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Alpin 5, Dunlop Winter Sport 5, Nokian WR D4; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as GoodYear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, 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. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92% Premium £70 91 H + 3
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
92% Premium £116 94 V
3. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £60 91 H + 2
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £83 91 T + 3
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £56 91 T + 3
3
6. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £81 91 H + 1
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £79 91 H + 3
8. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £77 91 H
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £59 91 T + 3
10. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
86% Lowcost
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £81 91 H + 1
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12. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium £59 91 T + 3
13. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £62 0 V + 1
14. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% Lowcost £56 91 H + 1
15. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £53 91 T + 3
16. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 3
17. Toyo Snowprox S954
79% Upper-middle £53 91 H
14
18. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% Lowcost £58 91 H + 7
19. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
77% Premium £61 91 H + 2
20. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £62 91 H + 2
21. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £91 91 H
22. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
23. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £57 91 T + 2
2
24. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £60 94 V
25. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £48 91 T
26. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £61 91 H + 2
27. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £52 91 H + 1
28. Sava ESKIMO S3+
73% Lowcost £48 91 T
29. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
72% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 4
21
30. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £62 91 T + 1
31. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £52 91 H
32. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £70 91 T + 2
33. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
34. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £39 91 H + 1
35. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £70 91 H + 2
20
36. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £75 91 H + 1
37. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £52 91 H + 3
38. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £50 91 T + 3
39. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £58 91 T + 3
40. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £40 91 H + 1
41. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £45 91 H + 3
14
42. Toyo SnowProx S943
38% Upper-middle £106 91 T
43. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
44. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
45. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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