Winter tyre test 225/50 R17 - Automotorsport 2015

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
points total
wet
dry
snow
enviromental impact
Price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
highly recommended
9,2
9,4
8,8
9,3
9,4
£ 142
98 V + 2
2. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
highly recommended
9,1
8,7
9,2
9,3
9,1
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
highly recommended
9,0
9,2
9,0
9,2
8,4
£ 109
98 V + 4
4. Continental ContiWinterContact TS850
recommended
8,7
9,1
8,6
8,6
8,7
5. Nokian WR D4
recommended
8,2
8,0
7,9
8,7
8,4
£ 103
98 V + 1
6. GT Radial Champiro WinterPro HP
conditionally recommended
7,7
7,2
7,8
8,2
7,9
7. Yokohama W.drive V905
conditionally recommended
7,6
6,7
8,5
8,0
7,0
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32S
conditionally recommended
7,4
6,6
7,7
8,0
7,3
9. Falken Eurowinter HS449
conditionally recommended
7,0
7,8
7,9
5,8
5,9
£ 104
94 V
10. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
conditionally recommended
7,0
7,6
7,3
6,5
5,9
#Name - Rating points total wet dry snow enviromental impact 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 850P
96% premium £ 118 98 H + 4
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
95% premium £ 130 98 V + 1
3. Kleber KRISALP HP3
82% upper-middle £ 97 98 V + 1
4. Michelin ALPIN A4
82% premium £ 113 94 H + 1
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
75% upper-middle
6. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £ 138 98 V + 2
7. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71% lowcost £ 92 98 V + 1
8. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 96 94 V + 1
9. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
70% premium £ 141 98 V + 4
10. Falken EuroWinter HS01
68% upper-middle £ 89 98 V
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
68% lowcost
12. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 118 94 H + 5
13. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
63% upper-middle £ 87 98 V + 3
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 99 98 V + 1
15. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
62% upper-middle £ 101 98 V + 1
16. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
61% lowcost £ 93 98 H + 1
17. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
18. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle
19. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
53% upper-middle £ 89 98 H + 1
20. Sava Eskimo HP2
51% lowcost
21. Debica Frigo HP2
49% lowcost
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 86 98 V + 2
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 92 98 V + 1
24. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
25. Michelin ALPIN 6
1% premium £ 129 98 V + 2
26. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £ 49 98 V + 1
27. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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