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-
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
exemplary
2+
2
2+
3. Kleber KRISALP HP3
exemplary
2
2-
1
£ 115
100 V
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
good +
2
2
1
£ 165
100 V + 2
5. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
good +
2+
2-
2+
£ 140
100 V
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
good +
2
2-
2+
£ 121
100 V
7. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
good +
2-
2+
2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
good +
2
2-
2
£ 98
100 V
9. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
satisfactory
3+
2
2
£ 89
100 V + 1
10. Sunny SN 3830 Snowmaster
not recommended
5+
2-
3
#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 £ 162 96 V + 3
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87% premium £ 159 100 V + 3
3. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
76% upper-middle
4. Nokian WR D4
72% upper-middle £ 123 100 V + 1
5. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
70% lowcost £ 111 100 V
9
6. Nokian WR A4
70% upper-middle £ 123 100 V + 1
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
69% premium £ 143 96 V + 3
8. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
64% lowcost £ 114 100 V
9. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
60% upper-middle £ 91 100 V + 1
10. Barum Polaris 3
59% lowcost
11. Sava Eskimo HP2
56% lowcost
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12. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
55% upper-middle £ 106 100 V
13. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
47% upper-middle
14. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
42% upper-middle £ 129 100 V + 1
15. Firestone Winterhawk 3
36% upper-middle £ 100 100 V
16. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
22% lowcost £ 87 100 V
17. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
14% lowcost
2
18. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% lowcost £ 55 100 V
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