Winter tyre test 245/40 R18 - Sportscars 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
wet
dry
snow
Price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
test winner
2-
2
1-
£ 165
97 V + 2
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
exemplary
2
2
2
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
exemplary
2-
2-
1-
£ 125
97 V + 1
4. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
exemplary
2
2
2
5. Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4
satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£ 139
97 V + 2
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
satisfactory
3
2
2
£ 106
97 V + 1
7. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
conditionally recommended
3+
2-
3+
8. Accelera X-Grip
not recommended
4+
3+
3+
#Name - Rating wet dry snow 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 £ 133 97 V + 2
2. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £ 104 97 V
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle
4. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £ 100 97 V
5. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 117 97 V
5
6. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 131 97 H + 3
8. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £ 86 97 V + 2
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £ 138 93 V
10. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 119 97 V
11. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 114 97 W
8
12. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
13. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £ 110 97 V
14. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £ 110 97 W
15. Yokohama W.drive V905
46% upper-middle
16. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 105 97 V
17. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £ 79 97 V
9
18. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
19. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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