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
£ 94
94 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
£ 94
94 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
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
£ 97
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

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 £ 98 94 H + 5
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
94% premium £ 105 98 H + 1
3. Michelin ALPIN 6
85% premium £ 112 94 H + 2
4. Michelin ALPIN A4
84% premium £ 120 94 H + 1
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £ 93 98 H + 1
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6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle
7. Michelin ALPIN 5
73% premium £ 114 94 H + 2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 88 98 V
9. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 102 94 H + 1
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £ 81 98 H + 1
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £ 69 98 V + 1
10
12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 91 94 H + 5
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 107 94 H + 7
14. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 87 98 H + 1
15. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £ 81 94 H + 5
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
62% premium £ 88 98 H + 1
17. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 68 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 £ 82 98 H + 1
21. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle
22. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost
23. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 73 94 H + 2
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24. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 74 98 H + 2
25. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
26. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
27. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £ 46 94 H + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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