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Winter tyre test 225/45 R18 - Autobild 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
Test winner
2+
2
1
£144
95 V
2. Michelin Pilot Alpin 5
Test winner
2+
2+
1-
£223
95 H + 2
3. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
£155
95 W
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Good
2+
2+
2+
£172
95 V
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good
2-
2
1-
£179
95 V + 2
6. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Good
2
2-
1-
£214
95 V + 2
7. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Good
2+
2-
1-
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Satisfactory
2-
2
1
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2+
£170
95 V + 2
10. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Satisfactory
2-
2
2-
£122
95 V + 1
11. Toyo Snowprox S954
Conditionally recommended
2
2
3+
12. Nankang Winter Activa SV-2
Not recommended
4
2
3
99. Vredestein Quatrac Pro (Allround)
Recommended
2-
2+
3+
£150
95 Y
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2021 225/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a Mercedes-Benz C in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330 is the best of 13 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Alpin 5, Vredestein Wintrac Pro, Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4, Nokian WR D4, 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. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £190 95 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
90% Premium £165 95 V
3. Kleber KRISALP HP3
89% Upper-middle £143 95 V
4. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £183 95 H + 2
5. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
89% Premium £164 95 V
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6. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £210 95 V + 2
7. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
8. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £153 91 H + 10
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £199 91 H + 4
10. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £141 95 V
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £130 91 H + 1
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12. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
13. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost £142 95 V
14. Toyo Observe S944
79% Upper-middle £148 0 V
15. Nokian WR Snowproof P
79% Upper-middle £156 95 V + 1
16. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle
17. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £201 95 H + 4
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18. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle
19. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
20. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
21. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £112 95 V
22. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
66% Premium £190 95 H
23. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65% Upper-middle £143 95 V
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24. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost £124 95 V
25. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
26. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle
27. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
28. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost £125 95 V
29. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
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30. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
31. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
32. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
33. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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