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225/55 R17 - Best winter tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (21.02):
Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6 225/55 R17 0 V 82%
£118mytyres.co.uk

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
  • Great handling on snow
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
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

225/55 R17 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

225/55 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 £163
97 H + 4
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.6%
92.6%
80.2%
85.4%
Premium £167
97 H + 4
3. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92.2%
79.8%
84.4%
83.1%
Premium £134
97 H + 1
4. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
78.7%
79.7%
92.1%
86.1%
Premium £141
97 H + 1
5. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
78.8%
75.2%
69%
88.1%
Premium £141
101 V
6. Michelin ALPIN 5! Newer model available: Michelin Alpin 6
81.2%
72.1%
85.8%
66.6%
Premium £143
97 H + 4
7. Michelin ALPIN 6
84.4%
83.6%
86.8%
84.2%
Premium £186
97 H + 1
8. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
82.9%
92.2%
82.8%
75.3%
Premium £299
97 H + 3
9. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
82.7%
92%
82.4%
79.3%
Premium £232
101 V + 1
10. Kleber KRISALP HP3
77.6%
89.7%
74.8%
79.7%
Upper-middle £140
97 H + 2
11. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87.4%
91.3%
89.3%
Premium £168
97 H
12. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
72.6%
95.5%
73.9%
85.2%
Upper-middle £194
97 H + 2
13. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £177
97 H + 4
14. Michelin ALPIN A4! Newer model available: Michelin Alpin 6
82.9%
Premium £159
97 H + 1
15. Nokian WR D4
73.4%
93.7%
81.9%
72.5%
Upper-middle £323
97 H + 2
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
80.6%
77.4%
83.7%
Premium £145
97 H + 4
17. Firestone Winterhawk 4
79.3%
88.5%
72.7%
81.5%
Upper-middle £125
101 V
18. 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 £141
97 H + 3
19. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
79.5%
71.1%
80.6%
80.6%
Lowcost £118
0 V
20. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
78.1%
77.2%
71.3%
79.7%
Lowcost £153
97 H + 1
21. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
75.2%
80.2%
78.7%
Lowcost £143
97 H + 2
22. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.2%
74.2%
74.2%
77.1%
Upper-middle £156
97 H + 1
23. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.4%
85.5%
74.3%
72.7%
Lowcost £186
97 H + 1
24. Nokian WR Snowproof P
66.1%
79.2%
92.3%
Upper-middle £132
97 H + 1
25. Toyo Observe S944
67.9%
66.9%
85.1%
79.9%
Upper-middle £123
0 V
26. Nokian WR Snowproof! Newer model available: Nokian Snowproof 2
68.7%
80.6%
82.5%
85.9%
Upper-middle £168
97 H
27. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £176
101 V + 1
28. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
58.7%
77%
87.7%
Premium £160
101 H
29. Continental VanContact Winter
94.2%
85.1%
61.8%
Premium £272
109 + 1
30. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £121
97 H + 2
31. Pirelli CARRIER WINTER
66.3%
Premium £310
109 T
32. Sava Eskimo HP2
65.3%
79.5%
72.3%
73.5%
Lowcost £99
101 V
33. Uniroyal MS Plus 77! Newer model available: Uniroyal WinterExpert
79.2%
83.3%
75.4%
74.1%
Upper-middle £176
101 V
34. Giti GitiWinter W1
65.8%
77.2%
72.4%
72.7%
Lowcost
35. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
66.3%
92%
85%
Premium £178
101 V
36. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £117
97 H + 3
37. Debica Frigo HP2
70%
86.5%
74.1%
71.9%
Lowcost £97
101 V
38. Nexen WinGuard Sport
Lowcost £120
101 V
39. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Premium £139
101 V
40. Uniroyal WinterExpert
63.8%
77.5%
71.5%
75.2%
Upper-middle £135
101 V
41. Nokian WR C3
30.7%
95.8%
59.9%
Upper-middle £283
109 T
42. Falken EuroWinter VAN01
65.8%
Upper-middle £247
109 T
43. Barum Polaris 5
64.6%
77.9%
71.1%
75.2%
Lowcost £114
101 V
44. Nokian WR A4
66.1%
77.4%
80.7%
Upper-middle £288
97 H + 1
45. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
Upper-middle £173
97 H + 1
46. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
81.6%
70.5%
85.4%
Upper-middle £141
97 H + 1
47. Firestone Winterhawk 3! Newer model available: Firestone Winterhawk 4
66.5%
83.4%
77.3%
71.3%
Upper-middle £120
101 V
48. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost £122
101 V
49. Fortune Fsr901
Lowcost
50. Kormoran SNOW
Lowcost
51. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow! Newer model available: Matador MP93 Nordicca
72.1%
80.3%
76.9%
Lowcost £115
101 V
52. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
62%
70.7%
88.8%
Lowcost
53. Imperial SnowDragon 3
Lowcost
54. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
Lowcost

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