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215/55 R17 - Best winter tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (03.03):
Falken EuroWinter HS01 215/55 R17 98 V 80%
£87tyres.net

Best winter tyres in tests (2024)

1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3

/99%
Tested 5x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Exceptional traction on snow
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3

2. DUNLOP Winter Sport 5

/83%
Tested 1x in 2024, 42x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on snow
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for DUNLOP Winter Sport 5

3. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P

/97%
Tested 10x in 2024, 15x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Exceptional traction on snow
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental WinterContact TS 870 P

215/55 R17 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

215/55 R17 tyre ranking based on test results

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
Premium £223
94 H + 3
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.1%
90.9%
80.6%
85.5%
Premium £206
98 V + 1
3. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
78.7%
79.7%
92.1%
86.1%
Premium £155
94 H + 3
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90.4%
80.1%
83%
85.4%
Premium £155
98 H + 1
5. Michelin ALPIN 5! Newer model available: Michelin Alpin 6
76.8%
73.4%
79.2%
86.2%
Premium £225
94 H + 4
6. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
81%
77.2%
80.5%
81.7%
Premium £158
98 V
7. Michelin ALPIN 6
84%
82.6%
85%
80.8%
Premium £205
94 H + 2
8. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
78.8%
75.2%
69%
88.1%
Premium £179
98 H + 1
9. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
80.7%
87.3%
80.9%
83.2%
Premium £184
98 V + 1
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
78.7%
82.7%
73.7%
79.3%
Upper-middle £170
94 H + 2
11. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
73.2%
92.4%
73.3%
80.4%
Upper-middle £151
94 H + 2
12. Nokian WR D4
77.8%
84.3%
80.1%
81.8%
Upper-middle £116
98 H + 1
13. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £187
94 H + 3
14. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320! Newer model available: Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
75.8%
90.6%
85.1%
92%
Upper-middle £138
98 V + 2
15. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER! Newer model available: Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
77.2%
83.1%
77.2%
78.9%
Premium £160
98 T
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
80.5%
77.4%
82.4%
Premium £169
94 V + 2
17. Firestone Winterhawk 4
78.1%
86.1%
74.3%
81.3%
Upper-middle £126
98 V
18. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
78.8%
74%
77.2%
76.3%
Lowcost £122
98 V
19. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
76.3%
74.8%
77.8%
Lowcost £150
98 V
20. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
75.1%
74.1%
79.8%
74.8%
Lowcost £515
98 V
21. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.1%
74.6%
75.2%
80.9%
Upper-middle £87
98 V
22. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.8%
85.5%
73.2%
73.2%
Lowcost £145
98 V
23. Nokian WR Snowproof! Newer model available: Nokian Snowproof 2
72.1%
80.6%
81.9%
82.5%
Upper-middle £227
98 H
24. Nokian WR Snowproof P
66.1%
79.2%
92.3%
Upper-middle £154
98 V
25. Toyo Observe S944
72.7%
69%
84.7%
76.2%
Upper-middle £129
98 V
26. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £249
98 V
27. Sava Eskimo HP2
68.6%
80.4%
74.2%
77.6%
Lowcost £109
98 V
28. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £112
98 V
29. Giti GitiWinter W1
71.1%
72.4%
76.7%
82.3%
Lowcost
30. Uniroyal MS Plus 77! Newer model available: Uniroyal WinterExpert
76.9%
80.9%
75.4%
80.1%
Upper-middle £411
98 V
31. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £105
98 V + 1
32. Nexen WinGuard Sport
Lowcost
33. Debica Frigo HP2
70%
86.5%
74.1%
71.9%
Lowcost £96
98 V
34. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65.2%
73.4%
75%
75.2%
Upper-middle £118
98 V
35. Barum Polaris 5
73.7%
74.3%
75.7%
73.9%
Lowcost £102
98 V
36. Nokian WR A4
66.1%
77.4%
80.7%
Upper-middle £168
98 V
37. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
78.5%
70.5%
85.1%
Upper-middle £85
98 V
38. Firestone Winterhawk 3! Newer model available: Firestone Winterhawk 4
77.2%
79.3%
76.8%
82.5%
Upper-middle £805
98 V
39. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost £124
98 V
40. Kormoran SNOW
Lowcost
41. Fortune Fsr901
Lowcost
42. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
71.9%
84.2%
84.2%
Lowcost
43. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
Lowcost
44. Imperial SnowDragon 3
Lowcost

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