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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-
2. Michelin Alpin 5
Exemplary
2+
2
2
2+
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Exemplary
2+
2
2
2-
£151
94 H + 7
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Good
2+
2
2+
3+
£180
94 H + 4
5. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
Good
2
2
2+
2-
6. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Good
2
2-
1
2
7. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
Good
2
2
2+
1-
£139
94 H + 2
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
Good
1-
2-
2
2+
£177
94 H + 8
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Good
2
2-
1-
2
£135
94 H + 2
10. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Good
2-
2
2
1-
£107
98 V + 1
11. Gislaved Euro Frost 5
Good
2-
2
2
2+
12. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2+
£105
94 H + 3
13. Uniroyal MS plus 77
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2+
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-
£105
98 V
18. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Satisfactory
1-
2
3+
3
19. Firestone Winterhawk 3
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
2-
20. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
Satisfactory
2-
2
3+
2
#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 Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2, Michelin ALPIN 6, Michelin ALPIN A4.

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
94% Premium £203 98 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 870
91% Premium £158 98 H + 1
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £152 94 H + 5
4. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
90% Premium £161 94 H + 4
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £140 98 H + 2
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6. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
89% Premium £179 94 H + 1
7. Michelin ALPIN 6
89% Premium £161 94 H + 2
8. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium
9. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £165 94 H + 6
10. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £130 98 H + 1
11. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
82% Lowcost
17
12. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
81% Lowcost £117 98 H + 1
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
80% Upper-middle £139 94 V + 1
14. Toyo Observe S944
79% Upper-middle
15. Nokian WR Snowproof P
79% Upper-middle £285 94 H + 2
16. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle
17. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
2
18. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium
19. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
20. Nexen Winguard Snow G3 WH21
67% Lowcost £108 98 V
21. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
66% Premium £137 94 H + 1
22. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
23. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £106 98 V
7
24. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65% Upper-middle £125 98 H + 1
25. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost £103 98 H + 1
26. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
27. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
28. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £104 94 H + 2
29. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost
27
30. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
31. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
32. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost
33. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
25% Lowcost
34. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
35. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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