Winter tyre test 245/45 R18 - Sportscars 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Exemplary
2+
2
1-
£117
100 V
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
3. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Exemplary
2
2-
1
£107
100 V
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good +
2
2
1
£135
100 V + 2
5. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Good +
2+
2-
2+
£129
100 V
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
Good +
2
2-
2+
£110
100 V
7. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Good +
2-
2+
2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good +
2
2-
2
£97
100 V + 2
9. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£84
100 V + 1
10. Sunny SN 3830 Snowmaster
Not recommended
5+
2-
3
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Sportscars 2018 245/45 R18 test performed by Sportscars on a in 2018. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Vredestein Wintrac Pro is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P, Kleber KRISALP HP3, 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, Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4.

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. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
92% Premium £120 100 V
2. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
92% Premium £144 96 V + 3
3. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92% Premium £124 100 V
4. Firestone Winterhawk 4
90% Upper-middle £104 100 V
5. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
90% Premium £145 100 V
9
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
90% Upper-middle £124 100 V
7. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
88% Upper-middle £101 100 V
8. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £152 100 V + 3
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £119 100 V + 1
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £128 96 V + 3
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
20
12. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £84 0 V
13. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
83% Lowcost £104 100 V
14. Nokian WR Snowproof
80% Upper-middle £118 100 V
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
79% Lowcost £105 100 V
16. Toyo Snowprox S954
79% Upper-middle £93 100 V
17. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
4
18. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
19. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
75% Upper-middle £104 100 V
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £94 100 V + 1
21. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £86 100 V
22. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £168 100 V + 1
23. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £107 100 V + 1
14
24. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £96 100 V
25. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £105 100 V
26. Barum Polaris 5
61% Lowcost £90 100 V
27. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
41% Lowcost £75 100 V
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
29. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £52 100 V
14
30. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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