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225/45 R18 - Best winter tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (21.02):
Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 225/45 R18 95 V 84%
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Best winter tyres in tests (2024)

1. Michelin Pilot Alpin 5

/100%
Tested 3x in 2024, 13x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Great handling on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Michelin Pilot Alpin 5

2. 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

3. 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
  • Great handling on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for DUNLOP Winter Sport 5

225/45 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

225/45 R18 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. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
76.8%
80.4%
73.5%
72.7%
Upper-middle £138
95 V
2. Michelin Pilot Alpin 5
Premium £211
95 H + 2
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
Premium £174
95 H + 1
4. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.6%
92.6%
80.2%
85.4%
Premium £181
95 V + 2
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92.2%
79.8%
84.4%
83.1%
Premium £183
95 V
6. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
78.7%
79.7%
92.1%
86.1%
Premium £173
95 V
7. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
82.9%
92.2%
82.8%
75.3%
Premium £182
95 H + 2
8. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
78.8%
75.2%
69%
88.1%
Premium £156
95 V
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
77.6%
89.7%
74.8%
79.7%
Upper-middle £160
95 V
10. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
82.7%
92%
82.4%
79.3%
Premium £255
95 V + 2
11. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87.4%
91.3%
89.3%
Premium £597
95 V + 2
12. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
72.6%
95.5%
73.9%
85.2%
Upper-middle £181
95 V
13. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £154
91 H + 10
14. Nokian WR D4
73.4%
93.7%
81.9%
72.5%
Upper-middle £162
95 V
15. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
80.6%
77.4%
83.7%
Premium £163
91 H + 4
16. Firestone Winterhawk 4
79.3%
88.5%
72.7%
81.5%
Upper-middle £125
95 V
17. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320! Newer model available: Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
75.8%
90.5%
85.7%
67.4%
Upper-middle £144
91 H + 1
18. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
78.1%
77.2%
71.3%
79.7%
Lowcost £218
95 V
19. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.4%
85.5%
74.3%
72.7%
Lowcost £153
95 V
20. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.2%
74.2%
74.2%
77.1%
Upper-middle £211
95 V + 2
21. Nokian WR Snowproof! Newer model available: Nokian Snowproof 2
68.7%
80.6%
82.5%
85.9%
Upper-middle £234
95 V
22. Toyo Observe S944
67.9%
66.9%
85.1%
79.9%
Upper-middle £142
0 V
23. Nokian WR Snowproof P
66.1%
79.2%
92.3%
Upper-middle £129
95 V + 1
24. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £145
95 V
25. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
58.7%
77%
87.7%
Premium £211
95 H + 4
26. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £238
95 V
27. Giti GitiWinter W1
65.8%
77.2%
72.4%
72.7%
Lowcost
28. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £118
95 V + 1
29. Nexen WinGuard Sport
Lowcost
30. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Premium £179
95 H
31. Debica Frigo HP2
70%
86.5%
74.1%
71.9%
Lowcost £119
95 V
32. Uniroyal WinterExpert
63.8%
77.5%
71.5%
75.2%
Upper-middle £141
95 V
33. Barum Polaris 5
64.6%
77.9%
71.1%
75.2%
Lowcost £107
95 V
34. Nokian WR A4
66.1%
77.4%
80.7%
Upper-middle £154
95 V + 1
35. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
81.6%
70.5%
85.4%
Upper-middle £134
95 V
36. Firestone Winterhawk 3! Newer model available: Firestone Winterhawk 4
66.5%
83.4%
77.3%
71.3%
Upper-middle £111
95 V
37. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost £109
95 V
38. Kormoran SNOW
Lowcost
39. Fortune Fsr901
Lowcost
40. Imperial SnowDragon 3
Lowcost
41. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
37.6%
88.2%
Lowcost
42. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
Lowcost

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