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
£ 92
98 H + 3
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
£ 98
98 H + 5
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
£ 97
98 H + 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 + 1
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
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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. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
97% premium £ 115 98 H + 5
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
94% premium £ 125 98 H + 1
3. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £ 114 98 H + 2
4. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £ 113 94 H + 1
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £ 110 98 H + 1
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6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle
7. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £ 138 98 H + 2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 89 98 V
9. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 112 94 H + 1
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £ 103 98 H + 1
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost
18
12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 95 94 H + 5
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 118 94 H + 7
14. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £ 87 98 H + 5
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 93 98 H + 1
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 118 98 H + 1
17. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 82 94 H + 3
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18. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
19. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost
20. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £ 89 98 H + 1
21. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 87 94 H + 1
22. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost
23. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 80 94 H + 2
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24. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 85 98 H + 2
25. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
26. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £ 49 94 H + 1
27. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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