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235/50 R18 - Best winter tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (03.03):
Falken EuroWinter HS01 235/50 R18 101 V 80%
£103tyres.net

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

235/50 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

235/50 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. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
76.4%
88.2%
86.5%
82%
Premium £225
101 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 850P SUV
83.5%
81.4%
89.1%
74.3%
Premium £194
97 H + 3
3. Pirelli SCORPION WINTER! Newer model available: Pirelli Scorpion Winter 2
73.2%
87.6%
91.8%
85.2%
Premium £227
101 V
4. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.1%
90.9%
80.6%
85.5%
Premium £184
101 V
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90.4%
80.1%
83%
85.4%
Premium £185
101 V
6. Kleber KRISALP HP3
78.7%
82.7%
73.7%
79.3%
Upper-middle £176
101 V
7. Nokian WR SUV 4
69.5%
85.9%
88.6%
72.8%
Upper-middle £183
101 V
8. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
81%
77.2%
80.5%
81.7%
Premium £774
101 V
9. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
80.7%
87.3%
80.9%
83.2%
Premium £248
101 V + 1
10. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87.4%
91.3%
89.3%
Premium £180
101 H + 1
11. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
73.2%
92.4%
73.3%
80.4%
Upper-middle £221
101 V
12. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £208
101 V
13. Firestone Winterhawk 4
78.1%
86.1%
74.3%
81.3%
Upper-middle £205
101 V
14. Nokian WR SUV 3
87.9%
90.2%
94.9%
Upper-middle £171
101 V
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
75.1%
74.1%
79.8%
74.8%
Lowcost £209
101 V
16. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.8%
85.5%
73.2%
73.2%
Lowcost £160
101 V
17. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.1%
74.6%
75.2%
80.9%
Upper-middle £103
101 V
18. Nokian WR Snowproof P
66.1%
79.2%
92.3%
Upper-middle £175
101 V
19. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £149
101 V
20. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 X W330A
78%
87.7%
85.5%
77.4%
Upper-middle £162
101 V
21. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £142
101 V
22. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2 SUV
Upper-middle £234
101 V
23. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
66.3%
92%
85%
Premium £228
97 H
24. Firestone Destination Winter
Upper-middle £208
101 V
25. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320
Upper-middle £182
101 V
26. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £118
101 V + 1
27. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Premium £202
101 V
28. Nexen WinGuard Sport
Lowcost £544
101 V
29. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65.2%
73.4%
75%
75.2%
Upper-middle £157
101 V
30. Nokian WR A4
66.1%
77.4%
80.7%
Upper-middle £282
101 V
31. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
78.5%
70.5%
85.1%
Upper-middle £151
101 V
32. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost £144
101 V
33. Fortune Fsr901
Lowcost
34. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow! Newer model available: Matador MP93 Nordicca
72.1%
76.1%
77.4%
Lowcost £164
101 V
35. Imperial SnowDragon 3
Lowcost

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