Winter tyre test 235/55 R17 - GTÜ 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Winter
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV
Highly recommended
203
69
65
44
15
5
£163
103 V
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Recommended
199
66
63
42
15
8
3. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Recommended
191
68
58
39
17
5
4. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Recommended
190
63
56
42
17
7
5. Nokian WR A4
Recommended
187
64
45
44
18
8
6. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
Recommended
186
59
54
42
15
7
£84
103 V
7. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV K117A
Recommended
181
62
49
42
15
6
£88
99 V
8. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
Conditionally recommended
179
61
51
37
14
6
#Name - Rating Points total Winter Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2017 235/55 R17 SUV test performed by GTÜ on a in 2017. This test was performed in 235/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Winter, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P, Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5, Firestone Winterhawk 4, Nokian WR SUV 4.

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. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
92% Premium £126 103 V
2. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% Premium £125 99 H + 2
3. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92% Premium £122 99 H + 1
4. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
90% Premium £115 99 V + 1
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6. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
90% Premium £149 103 H + 1
7. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle
8. Nokian WR SUV 4
89% Upper-middle £116 103 H
9. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £133 103 V + 1
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £118 99 H + 1
11. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £105 103 V
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12. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £94 103 V
13. Nokian WR SUV 3
81% Upper-middle £108 103 H
14. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £107 103 V
15. Firestone Multiseason 2
76% Upper-middle £108 103 V
16. Kumho WinterCraft WS71
75% Upper-middle £93 99 H
17. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% Premium £129 99 H
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18. Fulda Kristall Control SUV
71% Lowcost £111 103 V + 1
19. Firestone Destination Winter
71% Upper-middle
20. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320
71% Upper-middle
21. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
22. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
23. Barum Polaris 3 4x4
65% Lowcost
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24. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £95 103 V
25. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £109 103 V
26. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% Lowcost £78 103 V
27. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
51% Premium £136 99 H + 1
28. Semperit Speed-Grip 3 SUV
45% Lowcost £119 103 V
29. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £51 103 V
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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