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Winter tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Running costs
Price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 860
-
1-
2
2+
1
£68
91 T + 4
2. Michelin Alpin 5
-
2+
2
1-
2
£151
91 T + 6
3. Goodyear UltraGrip 9
-
2+
2
2+
2-
£86
91 T + 2
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
2+
2-
1-
2
£101
91 T + 6
5. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
-
2+
2
2
2+
£67
91 T + 3
6. Semperit Speed-Grip 2
-
2
2
2
2
7. Nokian WR D4
-
2
2-
2+
2-
£85
91 T + 4
8. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
-
2-
2
2
2
£58
91 T + 7
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
-
2
3+
2+
1-
£87
91 H + 5
10. Barum Polaris 3
-
2
3+
2+
2+
11. Kleber Krisalp HP2
-
3+
2-
2+
1-
12. Uniroyal MS plus 77
-
2-
3
1-
2+
£58
91 T + 2
13. General Altimax Winter Plus
-
3+
2-
2+
2+
14. Mabor Winter-Jet 2
-
3+
2
2
2+
15. Sava eskimo hp
-
3
2-
2+
2+
16. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
-
2
3+
2
3
17. Falken Eurowinter HS449
-
2-
3+
2-
2
£93
91 H + 1
18. Vredestein Snowtrac 5
-
3+
2
2-
2-
£63
91 T + 2
19. BF Goodrich g-force Winter
-
3
2-
2
1-
£144
94 V
20. Fulda Kristall Control HP
-
3
2
2
2-
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2016 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild on a in 2016. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Continental WinterContact TS 860 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Alpin 5, Goodyear UltraGrip 9, Dunlop Winter Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III, Michelin ALPIN A4, GoodYear UltraGrip 9+.

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 £114 94 V
2. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £72 91 T + 3
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £94 91 H + 1
4. Michelin ALPIN 6
89% Premium £85 91 T + 3
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle £70 91 T + 3
38
6. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £88 91 H + 3
7. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £80 91 H
8. GoodYear UltraGrip 9+
86% Premium £68 91 T + 2
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £72 91 T + 3
10. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £64 91 T + 2
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
31
12. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £56 0 H + 1
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
81% Upper-middle £66 91 T + 3
14. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost £70 91 T + 7
15. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £64 91 H + 1
16. Toyo Snowprox S954
80% Upper-middle £115 91 H
17. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £66 91 T + 3
4
18. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
19. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £105 91 H
20. Debica Frigo 2
75% Lowcost £65 91 T
21. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £67 91 T + 2
22. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £63 94 V
23. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £73 91 H + 1
2
24. Sava ESKIMO S3+
73% Lowcost £56 91 T
25. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £69 91 T + 3
26. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
68% Upper-middle £52 91 T + 4
27. Fulda KRISTALL MONTERO 3
67% Lowcost £81 91 T + 1
28. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
29. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £67 91 H
19
30. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £71 91 T + 2
31. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £38 91 H + 1
32. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £65 91 H + 2
33. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £57 91 T + 3
34. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £60 91 T + 3
35. Toyo SnowProx S943
38% Upper-middle £108 91 T
37
36. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost £53 91 T + 3
37. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £49 91 T + 4
38. Imperial SnowDragon HP
10% Lowcost
39. Syron Everest 1 plus
1% Lowcost
40. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
41. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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