Winter tyre test 185/65 R15 - Autozeitung 2015

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Continental ContiWinterContact TS850
Highly recommended
415
144
127
144
2. Nokian WR D4
Highly recommended
399
127
136
136
£47
88 T + 3
3. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Highly recommended
384
135
135
114
£71
88 T + 1
4. Dunlop SP Winter Response 2
Highly recommended
382
129
111
142
£55
88 T + 2
5. Michelin Alpin A4
Highly recommended
367
114
124
129
£87
88 T + 1
6. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
-
362
111
109
142
£47
88 T
7. Barum Polaris 3
-
346
95
116
135
8. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
-
338
107
111
120
£40
88 T + 1
9. Firestone Winterhawk 3
-
338
100
112
136
£47
88 T
10. Fulda Kristall Montero 3
-
317
93
98
126
£46
88 T
11. Toyo Snowprox S943
-
314
78
112
126
£50
88 H
12. Maxxis WP-05 Arctictrekker
-
310
80
104
126
£47
88 T + 2
13. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
-
299
95
102
102
14. Westlake SW608
-
294
79
99
116
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Autozeitung 2015 185/65 R15 test performed by Autozeitung on a in 2015. This test was performed in 185/65 R15, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (185). Continental ContiWinterContact TS850 is the best of 14 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Nokian WR D4, Goodyear UltraGrip 9, Dunlop SP Winter Response 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin ALPIN 5, Kleber KRISALP HP3, Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER.

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. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92% Premium £54 88 T + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
91% Premium £52 88 T + 1
3. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £45 88 T + 1
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
90% Premium £62 88 T + 1
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £65 88 T + 1
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6. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £61 88 T
7. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £50 88 T + 1
8. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium £51 88 T + 2
9. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
84% Upper-middle £43 88 T + 4
10. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £51 92 H
11. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £61 88 T + 2
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12. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £46 0 T + 1
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £47 88 T + 3
14. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £46 88 T + 1
15. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
76% Premium £52 88 T + 1
16. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £45 88 T + 1
17. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £78 88 T + 2
5
18. Sava ESKIMO S3+
73% Lowcost £50 88 T
19. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
20. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
21. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
22. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £47 88 T + 1
23. Semperit Master-Grip 2
59% Lowcost £46 88 T + 1
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24. Imperial SnowDragon HP
50% Lowcost £36 88 T + 1
25. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £45 88 T + 1
26. Starfire W200
20% Lowcost
27. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
28. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
29. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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