Winter tyre test 215/55 R17 - Automotorsport 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Very good
8,9
£109
98 V
2. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Very good
8,8
£114
98 H + 1
3. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Very good
8,3
£100
98 V
4. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Very good
8,1
5. Michelin Alpin 6
Good +
7,9
£143
94 H + 2
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
Good +
7,6
£92
98 V + 2
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good +
7,4
£84
98 V
8. Toyo Snowprox S954
Good +
7,3
£114
98 V
9. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Good +
7,0
10. Giti GitiWinter W1
Satisfactory
6,9
11. Nokian WR Snowproof
Satisfactory
6,2
£96
98 H
#Name - Rating Points total Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the Automotorsport 2019 215/55 R17 test performed by Automotorsport on a Volkswagen T-Roc in 2019. This test was performed in 215/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (215). GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005, Vredestein Wintrac Pro, Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, Kleber KRISALP HP3, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III.

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
92% Premium £129 94 H + 3
2. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £137 98 H + 1
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
90% Premium £155 98 V + 1
4. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £91 98 V
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £196 94 H + 4
4
6. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium
7. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £90 98 H + 1
8. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £125 94 H + 3
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
10. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £109 94 V + 2
11. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium £112 98 T
12
12. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% Lowcost £88 98 V
13. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% Lowcost £96 98 V
14. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £152 98 V
15. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £76 98 V
16. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £75 98 V
17. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
17
18. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £76 98 V
19. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost
20. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £118 98 V
21. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £87 98 V
22. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
23. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £78 98 V
20
24. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% Lowcost £72 98 V + 1
25. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
26. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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