Winter tyre test 225/40 R18 - Sportscars 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Exemplary
1-
2+
2
2. Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4
Exemplary
2+
2
1-
£191
92 V + 3
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
£137
92 V + 1
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good +
2+
2-
2+
£111
92 V + 1
5. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Good +
2
2-
2+
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£93
92 V + 1
7. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2+
Satisfactory
2+
2-
3+
8. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£87
92 V
9. Nokian WR A4
Satisfactory
3+
2
2-
10. Sunny Wintermax NW 211
Not recommended
4-
3+
2+
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Sportscars 2017 225/40 R18 test performed by Sportscars on a in 2017. This test was performed in 225/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4, Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, Dunlop Winter Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III.

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
92% Premium £102 92 V + 1
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
92% Premium £98 92 V + 2
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% Premium £105 92 V
4. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £85 92 V
5. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
90% Premium £110 92 V + 1
8
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £104 92 V
7. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
88% Upper-middle £86 92 V + 1
8. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £93 92 H + 6
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £93 92 V
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £77 92 V
11. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £138 92 V + 2
10
12. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £75 0 V
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £86 92 V + 2
14. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £94 92 V
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% Lowcost £94 92 V
16. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
17. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £137 92 V
11
18. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
19. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £74 92 V
20. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £86 92 V
21. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £72 92 V
22. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £65 92 V
23. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £45 92 V
5
24. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £87 92 W
25. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £85 92 V
26. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £71 92 V
27. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
57% Lowcost £72 92 V + 1
28. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £59 92 V
29. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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