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
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wet
dry
snow
price
1. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
exemplary
2+
2
1-
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
£138
100 V + 2
5. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
good +
2+
2-
2+
£112
100 V
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
good +
2
2-
2+
£103
100 V
7. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
good +
2-
2+
2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
good +
2
2-
2
£97
100 V
9. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
satisfactory
3+
2
2
£87
100 V + 1
10. Sunny SN 3830 Snowmaster
not recommended
5+
2-
3
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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 £162 96 V + 3
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
88% premium £112 100 V
3. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87% premium £159 100 V + 3
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
85% premium £138 100 V + 2
5. Kleber KRISALP HP3
81% upper-middle £107 100 V
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6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle £153 100 V
7. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £160 100 V + 1
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
71% upper-middle £97 100 V
9. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £109 100 V + 1
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £111 100 V
11. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% lowcost £87 100 V + 1
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12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £143 96 V + 3
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
65% premium £103 100 V
14. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £111 100 V
15. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £91 100 V + 1
16. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
17. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost £88 100 V
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18. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £106 100 V
19. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle £99 100 V
20. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £123 100 V + 1
21. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £100 100 V
22. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £83 100 V
23. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
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24. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £55 100 V
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