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
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wet
dry
snow
price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
-
2-
2
1-
£132
97 V + 2
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
exemplary
2
2
2
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
exemplary
2-
2-
1-
£125
97 V + 2
4. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
exemplary
2
2
2
£143
97 V
5. Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4
satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£141
97 V + 2
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
satisfactory
3
2
2
£108
97 V + 1
7. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
conditionally recommended
3+
2-
3+
8. Accelera X-Grip
not recommended
4+
3+
3+
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Above you can see the results of the Sportscars 2016 245/40 R18 test performed by Sportscars on a in 2016. This test was performed in 245/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (wet, dry, snow, ). Other featured tyres include Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P, Dunlop Winter Sport 5, Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2.

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
94% premium £119 97 V + 1
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
93% premium £124 97 V + 1
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% premium £135 97 V + 2
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
90% premium £125 97 V + 2
5. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
90% premium £143 97 V + 2
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6. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% premium £132 97 V + 2
7. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% premium £141 97 V + 2
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
87% upper-middle £115 97 V
9. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% premium £121 97 H + 3
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% upper-middle £105 97 V
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% upper-middle £108 97 V + 1
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12. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% premium £117 93 V
13. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% lowcost £106 97 V
14. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% upper-middle £101 97 V + 1
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% lowcost £111 97 V
16. Barum Polaris 3
77% lowcost
17. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% upper-middle £107 97 V
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18. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% upper-middle £94 97 W
19. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% lowcost £88 97 V
20. Yokohama W.drive V905
72% upper-middle £91 97 W
21. Nokian WR A4
63% upper-middle £143 97 V
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% upper-middle £93 97 W
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% upper-middle £93 97 V
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24. Barum Polaris 5
61% lowcost £84 97 V
25. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% lowcost £88 97 V + 2
26. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% lowcost £75 97 V
27. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% lowcost
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