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Winter tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2020

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. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Good
1,3
2,1
2,1
2,4
2,9
2,5
2,0
£103
91 H + 3
2. Michelin Alpin 6
Good
2,0
2,5
2,1
2,2
2,6
1,5
2,1
£119
91 T + 3
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good
2,3
2,5
2,0
2,3
3,0
1,5
1,8
£108
91 H + 6
4. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
Good
2,0
2,5
2,1
2,4
3,2
2,0
1,9
£91
91 H + 7
5. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
Good
2,3
2,0
2,5
2,3
2,5
2,5
2,2
£88
0 V + 1
6. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Satisfactory
2,3
2,9
2,7
2,4
3,0
2,0
2,4
£98
91 T + 3
7. Continental WinterContact TS 860
Satisfactory
1,8
3,0
2,0
2,2
2,5
2,5
2,2
£167
91 T + 5
8. Goodyear UltraGrip 9+
Satisfactory
2,0
3,0
1,8
2,5
2,8
2,5
1,9
£100
91 H + 2
9. Sava Eskimo HP2
Satisfactory
3,1
3,1
2,5
2,3
3,0
2,0
1,9
£98
91 H + 1
10. Toyo Observe S944
Satisfactory
2,5
2,3
2,3
2,1
2,5
2,5
1,9
£83
91 H + 1
11. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Satisfactory
2,2
3,3
1,8
2,2
2,5
2,5
2,2
£108
91 T + 3
12. Giti GitiWinter W1
Satisfactory
3,3
3,4
2,0
2,3
3,0
2,0
2,1
13. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
Sufficient
2,1
3,7
1,9
2,4
2,5
2,5
2,0
14. King Meiler Winter Tact WT81
Poor
5,4
3,7
2,9
2,5
3,4
1,0
2,1
15. Tristar Snowpower HP
Poor
5,5
2,2
4,3
2,5
2,9
2,5
2,0
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Ice Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2020 205/55 R16 test performed by ADAC on a VW Golf in 2020. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005 is the best of 15 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Ice, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Alpin 6, Dunlop Winter Sport 5, Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2, Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2.

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. Continental WinterContact TS 870
91% Premium £113 91 H + 3
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
90% Premium £156 94 V
3. GoodYear UltraGrip 9
89% Premium
4. Kleber KRISALP HP3
89% Upper-middle £109 91 T + 3
5. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £117 91 T + 6
10
6. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
89% Premium £106 91 H + 2
7. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £125 91 H + 1
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
87% Upper-middle £98 91 T + 3
9. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium
10. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £160 91 H + 4
11. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium
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12. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
86% Lowcost
13. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £98 91 H + 3
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £147 91 H + 5
15. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
16. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
81% Lowcost £102 91 H + 3
17. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost £91 91 H + 1
4
18. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle £99 91 H + 3
19. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
20. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
77% Premium
21. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £147 91 H
22. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle
23. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £92 91 T
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24. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium
25. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle
26. Sava ESKIMO S3+
73% Lowcost £94 91 T
27. Yokohama BluEarth-Winter V906
72% Upper-middle £92 91 H + 1
28. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
68% Upper-middle £97 91 H + 4
29. Nexen Winguard Snow G3 WH21
67% Lowcost £66 91 T + 2
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30. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
66% Premium
31. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £86 91 H + 1
32. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
33. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
34. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65% Upper-middle £82 91 H + 3
35. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost £88 91 T + 3
50
36. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
37. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
38. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle
39. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
62% Lowcost £118 91 T + 1
40. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £103 91 T + 3
41. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost £98 91 H + 2
46
42. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
43. Toyo SnowProx S943
38% Upper-middle
44. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost
45. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
25% Lowcost
46. Imperial SnowDragon HP
10% Lowcost
47. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
25
48. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
49. Dunlop Wintersport 5
1% Premium £111 91 H
50. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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