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245/45 R18 - Best winter tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (18.05):
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ 245/45 R18 100 V 90%
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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

245/45 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

245/45 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
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
76.4%
89.7%
89.5%
78.2%
Premium £235
100 V
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
Premium £231
96 V + 3
4. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.6%
92.6%
80.2%
85.4%
Premium £185
100 H + 2
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92.2%
79.8%
84.4%
83.1%
Premium £195
100 V
6. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
78.7%
79.7%
92.1%
86.1%
Premium £165
100 V
7. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
82.9%
92.2%
82.8%
75.3%
Premium
8. Kleber KRISALP HP3
77.6%
89.7%
74.8%
79.7%
Upper-middle
9. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
82.7%
92%
82.4%
79.3%
Premium £191
100 V + 2
10. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87.4%
91.3%
89.3%
Premium £268
100 V + 3
11. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
72.6%
95.5%
73.9%
85.2%
Upper-middle
12. Nokian WR D4
73.4%
93.7%
81.9%
72.5%
Upper-middle
13. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £192
96 V + 4
14. 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
15. Firestone Winterhawk 4
79.3%
88.5%
72.7%
81.5%
Upper-middle £166
100 V
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
80.6%
77.4%
83.7%
Premium
17. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
79.5%
71.1%
80.6%
80.6%
Lowcost £166
0 V
18. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
78.1%
77.2%
71.3%
79.7%
Lowcost
19. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
75.2%
80.2%
78.7%
Lowcost £170
100 V
20. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.2%
74.2%
74.2%
77.1%
Upper-middle £173
100 V + 2
21. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.4%
85.5%
74.3%
72.7%
Lowcost £163
100 V + 2
22. Nokian WR Snowproof P
66.1%
79.2%
92.3%
Upper-middle £174
100 V + 1
23. Nokian WR Snowproof! Newer model available: Nokian Snowproof 2
68.7%
80.6%
82.5%
85.9%
Upper-middle £143
100 V
24. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £193
100 V
25. Barum Polaris 3! Newer model available: Barum Polaris 5
73.6%
87.3%
Lowcost
26. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £145
100 V + 1
27. Sava Eskimo HP2
65.3%
79.5%
72.3%
73.5%
Lowcost £124
100 V
28. Giti GitiWinter W1
65.8%
77.2%
72.4%
72.7%
Lowcost
29. Uniroyal MS Plus 77! Newer model available: Uniroyal WinterExpert
79.2%
83.3%
75.4%
74.1%
Upper-middle
30. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £126
100 V + 1
31. Uniroyal WinterExpert
63.8%
77.5%
71.5%
75.2%
Upper-middle £137
100 V
32. Barum Polaris 5
64.6%
77.9%
71.1%
75.2%
Lowcost £140
100 V
33. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
Upper-middle
34. Nokian WR A4
66.1%
77.4%
80.7%
Upper-middle
35. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
81.6%
70.5%
85.4%
Upper-middle
36. Firestone Winterhawk 3! Newer model available: Firestone Winterhawk 4
66.5%
83.4%
77.3%
71.3%
Upper-middle
37. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost
38. Kormoran SNOW
Lowcost
39. Fortune Fsr901
Lowcost
40. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow! Newer model available: Matador MP93 Nordicca
72.1%
80.3%
76.9%
Lowcost
41. Imperial SnowDragon 3
Lowcost
42. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
Lowcost
43. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
37.6%
88.2%
Lowcost

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