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Winter tyre test 225/50 R17 - ACE 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Snow
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Highly recommended
200
64
47
60
17
7
£156
98 H + 2
2. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Recommended
194
63
42
60
14
9
£142
98 H + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Recommended
193
66
44
53
18
7
£148
94 H + 4
4. Continental WinterContact TS 860
Recommended
192
63
48
52
18
7
5. Michelin Alpin 6
Recommended
185
67
46
45
16
4
£172
94 H + 2
6. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
Recommended
177
56
45
57
16
3
£154
94 H + 2
7. Nokian WR Snowproof
Recommended
179
56
45
47
18
7
£146
94 H + 2
8. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Recommended
175
58
44
51
13
4
£153
98 H + 1
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Conditionally recommended
167
63
45
39
10
5
£114
94 V + 1
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Snow Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the ACE 2020 225/50 R17 test performed by ACE on a BMW 3 in 2020. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005 is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Snow, Rolling resistance, ). Other featured tyres include BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+, Continental WinterContact TS 860; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Dunlop Winter Sport 5, Firestone Winterhawk 4, Kleber KRISALP HP3.

Same size tyres not featured in the test

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
96% Premium £195 98 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £149 94 H + 5
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £175 94 H + 4
4. Continental WinterContact TS 870
89% Premium £167 98 H + 1
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium
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6. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £141 94 H + 7
7. Firestone Winterhawk 4
87% Upper-middle £137 98 H + 1
8. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £155 98 H + 1
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
10. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £174 94 H + 1
11. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £133 94 H + 6
35
12. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £148 94 H + 8
13. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £124 94 H + 5
14. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £124 0 V
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
16. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
17. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
16
18. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
19. Nokian WR Snowproof P
76% Upper-middle £156 94 H + 2
20. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £136 98 H + 1
21. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £121 94 H + 3
22. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £132 98 V
23. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle
13
24. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £122 98 H + 1
25. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
67% Lowcost £111 98 V + 1
26. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
66% Lowcost
27. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £105 98 V
28. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
29. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
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30. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
31. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £143 94 H + 2
32. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £207 98 H + 2
33. Uniroyal WinterExpert
55% Upper-middle £135 98 H + 1
34. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
35. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost
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36. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost
37. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
38. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £125 94 H + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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