winter tyre test 225/45 R18 - Sportscars 2015

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
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wet
dry
snow
price
1. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
1-
2
1-
£136
95 V
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
-
2+
2
2+
3. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
-
2+
2-
1-
4. Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4
-
2
2-
1-
£147
95 V + 2
5. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
-
3+
2
2+
£98
91 H + 1
6. Nokian WR D4
-
2-
2
2
£161
95 V
7. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
-
3+
2-
2-
8. Horizon Polar Star 5
-
4+
2-
3-
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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.
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1. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
97% premium £140 95 H + 1
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £143 95 V + 1
3. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87% premium £147 95 V + 2
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £136 95 V
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £120 95 V
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6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £143 95 V
7. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £161 95 V
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £97 95 V + 1
9. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £128 95 V + 1
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £98 95 V
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £79 95 V + 1
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12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £161 91 H + 8
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £137 91 H + 4
14. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £98 91 H + 1
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £109 95 V
16. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £79 95 V
17. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £70 95 V
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18. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £106 95 V
19. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £99 95 V
20. Nexen WinGuard Sport
24% lowcost
21. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
22. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £86 95 V
23. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £49 95 V
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