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Winter tyre test 225/50 R17 - Autobild 2017

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
Exemplary
2+
2+
2+
2-
£112
98 H + 1
2. Michelin Alpin 5
Exemplary
2+
2
2
2+
£119
94 H + 2
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Exemplary
2+
2
2
2-
£154
94 H + 7
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Good +
2+
2
2+
3+
£144
94 H + 4
5. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
Good +
2
2
2+
2-
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Good +
2
2-
1
2
£127
98 H + 1
7. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
Good +
2
2
2+
1-
£117
94 H + 2
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
Good +
1-
2-
2
2+
£118
94 H + 8
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Good +
2
2-
1-
2
£90
98 H + 1
10. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Good +
2-
2
2
1-
£85
98 V + 1
11. Gislaved Euro Frost 5
Good +
2-
2
2
2+
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2+
£79
94 H + 3
13. Uniroyal MS plus 77
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2+
£88
98 H + 1
14. Nokian WR D4
Satisfactory
2
2-
2
3+
15. Yokohama W.drive V905
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2-
16. Barum Polaris 3
Satisfactory
3+
2
1-
2+
17. Sava Eskimo HP2
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2
1-
£91
98 V
18. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Satisfactory
1-
2
3+
3
£166
98 H
19. Firestone Winterhawk 3
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
2-
£88
98 H + 2
20. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
Satisfactory
2-
2
3+
2
£87
94 H + 5
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2017 225/50 R17 test performed by Autobild on a in 2017. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). 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, Dunlop Winter Sport 5, Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin ALPIN A4, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III, Firestone Winterhawk 4.

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 850P
92% Premium £117 94 H + 5
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
91% Premium £116 94 H + 2
3. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
90% Premium £143 98 H + 1
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £116 98 H + 2
5. Michelin ALPIN 6
89% Premium £124 94 H + 2
4
6. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £138 94 H + 1
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £96 94 H + 6
8. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £89 98 H
9. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £81 0 V
10. Falken EuroWinter HS01
81% Upper-middle £113 94 V + 1
11. Toyo Snowprox S954
80% Upper-middle £112 94 H + 2
3
12. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £96 94 H + 2
13. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
14. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £114 98 H + 1
15. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £110 94 H + 2
16. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £86 98 H + 1
17. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £80 98 V
10
18. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
19. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £46 98 V
20. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £108 94 H + 1
21. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £126 94 V + 1
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £82 94 H + 2
23. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
20
24. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost £73 98 V
25. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £64 94 H + 1
26. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £46 94 H + 1
27. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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