winter tyre test 235/40 R18 - AutoMotorSport 2016
- Winner: Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
- Tested tyres: 6
Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
|1.||Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P||highly recommended|| |
Excellent grip on wet roads, agile and direct steering dry, safe in the snow
Light deficits in aquaplaning, less comfort
|2.||Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1||recommended|| |
Very safe and reliable behavior with large reserves in the snow and dry.
Light deficits in traction on snow, totaling loud
| £ 174 |
|3.||Dunlop Winter Sport 5||recommended|| |
Stopping distance, balanced sports handling on snow. Safe and easy to handle in the wet, very safe for the sudden change of direction.
Deficits in traction on snow and higher rolling resistance
|4.||Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3||recommended|| |
Best performance on snow - excellent traction and high reserves. Decent performance on both wet and dry.
Wet and dry conditions worse positioned above, but those lacking performance on snow.
|5.||GT Radial Champiro WinterPro HP||still recommended|| |
Good traction on snow, balanced dynamics in both wet and dry track, very quiet
Worse lateral guidance on snow. high rolling resistance
|6.||Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S||conditionally recommended|| |
Safe braking and good traction on snow, drought very sporty speech against the competition
The big difference between traction and lateral guidance on snow. Too long stopping distances, unstable at higher cornering in the wet. Deficiencies in aquaplaning.
|#||name||-||rating||positive features||neagative features||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.
|1.||Continental WinterContact TS 850P||97%||premium|
|2.||Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4||87%||premium|
|3.||Kleber KRISALP HP3||81%||upper-middle|
|4.||BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2||76%||upper-middle|
|5.||Nokian WR A4||70%||upper-middle|
|6.||Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7||69%||lowcost|
|7.||Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III||69%||premium||£ 168 95 V|
|8.||Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001||65%||premium|
|9.||Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320||64%||upper-middle|
|10.||Semperit Speed-Grip 3||64%||lowcost|
|11.||Kumho WinterCraft WP71||60%||upper-middle||£ 100 95 W|
|12.||Yokohama BluEarth winter V905||47%||upper-middle|
|13.||BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER||29%||upper-middle|
|14.||Kormoran SNOWPRO B2||14%||lowcost|
|15.||Imperial SnowDragon 3||1%||lowcost|
show me more tyres