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
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wet
dry
snow
price
1. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
exemplary
1-
2+
2
2. Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4
exemplary
2+
2
1-
£159
92 V + 3
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
exemplary
2+
2
2+
£142
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
£95
92 V + 1
7. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2+
satisfactory
2+
2-
3+
8. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£86
92 V
9. Nokian WR A4
satisfactory
3+
2
2-
£90
92 V
10. Sunny Wintermax NW 211
not recommended
4-
3+
2+
#name - rating wet dry snow price

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 £111 92 V
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £142 92 V + 1
3. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87% premium £159 92 V + 3
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £111 92 V + 1
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £81 92 V
10
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £88 92 V
7. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £98 92 V
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £90 92 V + 2
9. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £90 92 V
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £86 92 V
11. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £92 92 H + 6
5
12. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £75 92 V + 1
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £95 92 V + 1
14. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
64% upper-middle £95 92 V + 1
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £93 92 V
16. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £74 92 V
17. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
17
18. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost £67 92 V
19. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £87 92 V
20. Debica Frigo HP2
50% lowcost £63 92 V
21. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £88 92 W
22. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £84 92 V
23. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £63 92 V
4
24. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
25. Barum Polaris 5
1% lowcost £71 92 V
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