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Winter tyre test 225/45 R17 - ADAC 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Ice
Noise
Wear
Fuel consumption
Price
1. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
2,4
2,4
1,9
2,2
2,8
2,0
1,6
£124
91 H + 7
2. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
-
2,7
2,9
2,7
2,6
3,1
2,5
2,2
3. Firestone Winterhawk 3
-
3,0
2,9
2,4
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,2
£101
91 H + 2
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
-
2,7
3,0
1,7
2,0
3,2
2,0
1,5
£362
91 H + 3
5. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
-
3,0
2,2
2,5
2,4
3,5
2,5
2,3
6. Nokian WR D4
-
2,6
2,4
2,2
2,1
3,1
3,0
2,0
£112
91 H + 3
7. Uniroyal MS plus 77
-
2,3
3,2
2,5
2,6
3,1
2,5
1,9
£78
91 H + 1
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
2,5
2,1
3,3
2,4
3,7
2,0
2,1
£152
91 H + 1
9. Viking Snow Tech II
-
3,4
3,2
2,4
2,7
4,1
2,0
2,4
10. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
-
2,4
2,4
3,4
2,5
3,0
3,0
2,4
11. Yokohama W.drive V905
-
3,3
2,5
2,1
2,9
4,0
3,5
2,4
12. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
-
3,7
2,6
2,2
2,5
3,2
2,0
1,9
£67
91 H + 1
13. BF Goodrich g-force Winter
-
3,9
2,6
2,2
2,2
3,6
1,5
1,8
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2016 225/45 R17 test performed by ADAC on a in 2016. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Dunlop Winter Sport 5 is the best of 13 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3, Firestone Winterhawk 3, Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Continental WinterContact TS 870, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III.

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. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
91% Premium £95 91 H + 2
2. Continental WinterContact TS 860
90% Premium £95 91 H + 2
3. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £94 91 H + 2
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
89% Premium £135 91 H + 2
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £112 91 H + 3
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6. Continental WinterContact TS 870
89% Premium £116 91 H + 2
7. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle
8. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £123 91 H + 6
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £88 94 H + 2
10. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
85% Upper-middle £80 91 H + 3
11. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £81 91 H + 1
22
12. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £71 0 V
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £90 91 H + 2
14. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £82 91 H + 1
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost £83 91 H + 1
16. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle £73 91 H + 2
17. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £88 91 H + 1
30
18. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £123 91 H
19. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £82 91 H + 2
21. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £104 91 H + 1
22. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £85 91 H + 1
23. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £102 91 H + 1
8
24. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £76 91 H + 1
25. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
67% Lowcost £101 94 H + 2
26. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £81 91 H + 1
27. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £148 91 H
28. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £43 94 V
29. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £106 91 H + 1
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30. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
31. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £76 91 H + 2
32. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
33. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost
34. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
35. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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