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
£ 126
103 V
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
recommended
199
66
63
42
15
8
£ 119
103 V + 1
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
£ 114
103 V
6. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
recommended
186
59
54
42
15
7
£ 116
103 V
7. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV K117A
recommended
181
62
49
42
15
6
£ 84
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
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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 £ 131 99 H + 1
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87% premium £ 138 103 H + 1
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £ 113 99 V
4. Nokian WR SUV 4
84% upper-middle £ 123 103 H
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle
5
6. Fulda Kristall Control SUV
77% lowcost £ 121 103 V + 1
7. Nokian WR SUV 3
74% upper-middle £ 113 103 H
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 108 103 V
9. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £ 86 103 V
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 117 99 H + 1
11. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
65% premium £ 117 99 H
18
12. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320
65% upper-middle £ 117 99 H + 1
13. Firestone Destination Winter
61% upper-middle
14. Barum Polaris 3 4x4
58% lowcost
15. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
56% premium £ 136 99 H + 1
16. Nokian WR D3
54% upper-middle £ 100 103 H
17. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 110 103 V
9
18. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
19. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
20. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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